The British 3.7-inch antiaircraft gun might have served as an effective counter to heavy German armor in the North African Desert. More »
An attempt to capture of kill the Desert Fox failed but the effort made a hero of Geoffrey Keyes. More »
The U.S. 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion faced down the German 10th Panzer Division in the hills east of the Tunisian town. More »
The American-built Sherman medium tank was admittedly inferior to its German opponents. Yet, it won the war in Northwest Europe through shear numbers. More »
The destroyer USS Murphy survived a collision on the open sea and served during four amphibious operations in the European Theater. More »
Seeking an advantage over its longtime Spartan reals, Athens launched an invasion of Sicily, only to have it falter outside the walls of Syracuse. More »
Despite lacks of modern features and firepower, the 37mm cannon still served throughout the World War II. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.