After the disastrous failure of operation market garden, the allies were determined to open the german held Belgian port on the Scheldt Estuary. More »
Trapped on a beach near Dunkirk, troops of the British Expeditionary Force fought the attacking Germans and looked toward home for rescue. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.