In April 1917, the flint-hard Canadian Corps captured the toughest German bastion on the Western Front at Vimy Ridge. More »
For the untested Canadian 1st Division, the spring-like weather at Ypres, Belgium, would be cruelly interrupted by an ominous green cloud… More »
One of the more underappreciated WW2 leaders, Field Marshal Archibald Wavell had accomplished much, often with very little, only to be marginalized when he could not perform miracles. 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.