The final days of the war in Europe showed both the brilliance and the vain glory of the American general. More »
Sad-faced, war-weary Willie and Joe were as real to American GIs in World War II as the guys sharing a foxhole with them. More »
Reeling from his defeat at El Alamein, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel intended to toss the dice again at the Battle of Kasserine Pass. More »
Did the Nazis really try to kill General Eisenhower during the Battle of the Bulge’s Operation Greif in December 1944? More »
The Monitor and the Merrimack tested the limits of Naval warfare with the Federal Blockade at risk at the Battle of Hampton Roads. More »
Public perception of the famed Rosenthal photo depicting marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima has evolved much since the historic image was captured. More »
During the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Flint Whitlock shares a letter written by Sergeant David Warman to his family on Christmas Day in 1944. More »
A hero in combat, ‘Commando’ Charles Kelly battled demons at home after winning the Medal of Honor in the European Theater. 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.