A coup d’état opened the Middle East oil fields to the Nazis. Seizing them would be a tremendous prize. More »
At the start of the First Anglo-Afghan War, Elphinstone’s Army easily marched in. But during the 1842 Kabul Retreat, marching out was another matter. More »
Trajan, Emperor of Rome, was a tough and meticulous general as well as a capable administrator and builder. More »
William Welsh presents a First Gulf War timeline of events that outlines the entire conflict, from the Iraqi invasion on August 2, 1990 to the negotiated cease-fire on February 28, 1991. 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.