Probably the most deadly weapon used before the invention of firearms, the Roman gladius terrorized the Western world for seven hundred years. More »
Fighting with the gladius was hard work, and for a Roman phalanx, combat was very much a physically demanding proposition. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.