Two of the greatest sea powers of the 17th century—England and the Netherlands—clashed off the coast at the Battle of Portland in the summer of 1653. More »
Admiral Michiel de Ruyter’s Dutch fleet overpowered Admiral General George Monck’s English fleet in a protracted naval clash in June 1666. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.