Legendary actor Jimmy Stewart piloted a bomber over Germany and retired after a lengthy military career. More »
Here, Sam McGowan takes a look at Ploesti and the first fully mechanized war in the context of oil. More »
During Operation Frantic on the Eastern Front, American bombers used Soviet bases for shuttle runs against the Axis targets. More »
Controversial ‘Bomber’ Harris shaped the British strategic air offensive against Nazi Germany as head of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command. More »
In 1943 during Operation Tidal Wave, American bombers attacked Romanian oil fields, which were vital to the Nazi war machine. 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.