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 »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.