Although lives were continuing to be lost, German resistance in northern Europe crumbled in the spring of 1945. More »
The heroism of officers and NCOs of the storied The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada resulted in victory against a determined enemy. More »
Bitter fighting in the Reichswald delayed Allied entry into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. More »
To combat the threat of the Ottoman Empire, Austrian Emperor Leopold I sent an army under Prince Eugene of Savoy to strike the Ottomans at Zenta. 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.