For over a century and a half, combat photographers have taken extraordinary risks to document the true horrors of war. More »
To meet the threat of the decade-long Taiping rebellion, American soldier of fortune Frederick Townsend Ward assembled an army of “foreign devils”. More »
This unlikely alliance saved the besieged foreign legations at Peking in 1900 during the brutal Boxer Rebellion. More »
The Qing Dynasty become embroiled in the Second Opium War of 1860 when Britain forced open trade relations with a reluctant China. 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.