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 »
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 »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
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.