This small Italian village on the Sicily coast hosted a stiff battle to repel Allied landings in July 1943. More »
The letters of Corporal James G. Delaney provide a glimpse of military life in World War II and concern for family at home. More »
The rivalry between Bernard Montgomery and George S. Patton became heated during Operation Husky, the campaign to liberate Sicily. More »
Operation Husky was the start of the Italian Campaign. In the early stages, the Allied invasion of Sicily created a needed diversion to get the Germans redirected from the Soviet Front. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.