The 56th Fighter Group led by Colonel Hubert Zemke scored over 500 kills before its ace commander’s transfer. More »
The British defeat of Panzerarmee Africa at Alam El Halfa in 1942 was a turning point in the North African campaign. More »
The fall of Berlin signaled the end of Nazi Germany and its reign of terror in occupied Europe. More »
The abduction of General Heinrich Kreipe was a triumph for the British Special Operations Executive. More »
U.S. Navy submarines assisted in the conduct of numerous covert raids during the Pacific War. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.