Carthage’s Master Military Commander gave the Romans no end of trouble until Scipio maneuvered him to Africa in the Second Punic War. More »
The U.S. 10th Mountain Division, initially unwanted, ultimately distinguished itself during the War in Italy. 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.