General Hobart’s Funnies were specially designed armored vehicles that contributed to the Allied victory in Europe. More »
An attempt to capture of kill the Desert Fox failed but the effort made a hero of Geoffrey Keyes. More »
German airborne troops finally secured the island Crete following a pitched battle for Maleme airfield. More »
Prior to his arrival in North Africa, the British commander primarily led Indian troops and performed well in difficult circumstances during the campaign in Norway. More »
The underrated British General won two major battles against supposedly unbeatable Marshal Erwin Rommel in North Africa. More »
The 17th Indian Division was virtually destroyed in combat against the Japanese in the Burmese jungle in 1942. 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.