When the Attila and his huns came into Gaul in AD 451 they met a force of Romans and Visigoths that refused to back down. More »
In two world wars, British and American chaplains risked their lives to bring a fleeting sense of peace and glory to soldiers on the battlefield. More »
From Mesopotamia to Desert Storm, artists both amateur and professional have recorded the plight of prisoners of war. More »
Byzantine spies helped to secure battlefield victories and alter enemy strategies in the Empire’s war with Persia. More »
The composite bow, which created and destroyed empires, was the most effective of medieval weapons before the advent of the gun. More »
European Knights made a bold decision during the Seventh Crusade, but they faced formidable terrain and tough opponents at the Battle of Al Mansourah. More »
After the Battle of Cunaxam, 10,000 Hoplites began a harsh and punishing march against the odds. More »
As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might turn the tide. Some of the technologically advanced systems proved to be devastating.
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.