The Long Range Desert Group became legend while fighting a powerful enemy in an unforgiving climate. More »
The final days of the war in Europe showed both the brilliance and the vain glory of the American general. More »
The six-pounder was the first British antitank gun that could reliably pierce the armor of German panzers. More »
Early in World War II, the infantry ‘Matilda’ tank added weight to the Commonwealth units in North Africa. More »
Reeling from his defeat at El Alamein, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel intended to toss the dice again at the Battle of Kasserine Pass. 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.