When Turkish Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent launched a brutal siege, all Christendom teetered on the brink. More »
The Hospitallers and other great military-religious orders of the Crusade bred fierce religious soldiers. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.