Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
General George C. Marshall shaped the wartime U.S. Army and advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout World War II. More »
General Mark W. Clark played a pivotal role in Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa. More »
As the end of World War II neared, a German officer began secret negotiations with the Allies to surrender forces in Italy. More »
During the first of four bloody attempts to take Monte Cassino and the town that occupied its slope, the Allied Fifth Army was repulsed. More »
Along with so many brave men and women overseas, the motion picture industry served admirably in their own way during World War II. More »
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.