SS tanker Michael Wittmann became the most famous armor ace of World War II and died in the process. More »
An American infantry sergeant survived three days behind enemy lines during the opening chapter of the Battle of the Bulge. More »
The Belgian village of Malmedy, near the site of an infamous massacre was successfully defended against German attacks during the great battle. 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.