The Canadian Military Heritage Museum contains more than 10,000 artifacts, including planes, uniforms, medals, rare photographs, and weapons. More »
An obscure British officer expressed misgivings about Operation Market-Garden and shared the name of one of the ill-fated venture’s central figures. More »
The British PIAT (Projector Infantry Anti-Tank) gun was maligned, but effective against enemy armor. 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.