Dudley Clarke’s British Commandos carried out complex operations that were crucial to toppling the Axis powers in World War II. More »
The British defeat of Panzerarmee Africa at Alam El Halfa in 1942 was a turning point in the North African campaign. More »
A costly raid to liberate General George S. Patton’s son-in-law from a German prison camp failed with heavy losses. More »
Jugurtha, king of Numidia, was a bitter enemy of Rome, using swiftness and cunning to outwit various Roman consuls for more than a decade. More »
Major General Eric Dorman-Smith was an architect of the strategy that won the first battle of El Alamein in June 1942. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
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.