Jammed with prisoners, the German supply ship Altmark was en route back to the Fatherland when she was intercepted and boarded by the British Navy.
General Stanislaw Sosabowski found his Parachute Brigade entangled in political wrangling and without opportunity to fight as he saw fit. More »
A top secret meeting at the Old Germany Reich Chancellery in Berlin led directly to World War II, or did it? More »
General Heinz Guderian led German armored formations and fell in and out of favor with Hitler. More »
Concussion weapons such as war hammers rose in popularity after the development of plate armor and form-fitting chain mail. More »
Did Roosevelt know about the full extent of the infamous massacre of Polish officers at the hands of the Soviet Union? More »
Buried underneath a Nazi training camp, the 82-year-old capsule offers a glimpse into the story of a small Polish town and a regime’s propaganda machine. More »
The Nazi regime kidnapped hundreds of Polish children to raise them as sons and daughters of the Third Reich. 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.