The Czech-designed Panzer 38(t) armored vehicle was used extensively by German panzer divisions. More »
Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
A bridge across the rhine proved an insurmountable goal for the ill-fated British 1st Airborne during Operation Market-Garden. More »
A confident Spanish army invaded France in May 1643 to take advantage of Louis XIV’s extreme youth. It hardly expected to meet an army led by as gifted a commander as the Duke of Enghien on the high ground outside of Rocroi. More »
Future Robinson Crusoe author Daniel Defoe narrowly escaped prison, slavery, or the gallows after the misbegotten Battle of Sedgemoor. More »
Only a supremely foolish commander would set his army splashing across a river in full view of the enemy. The Duke of Marlborough was no one’s fool. More »
During the Eighty Years’ War, the Battle of the Downs would come to mark a crushing defeat of the Spanish. More »
The Duke of Marlborough’s victory at the Battle of Ramillies turned the War of Spanish Succession, and transformed the major powers of Europe. More »
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.