The American Air Force and Navy expended countless bombs, planes, and pilots in an effort to destroy the strategically vital Thanh Hoa Bridge. 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.