Against long odds, the American 740th Tank Battalion stymied Kampfgruppe Peiper, the German spearhead at Stoumont during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
SS Lt. Col. Joachim Peiper led his surrounded and depleted Kampfgruppe back to German lines during the Battle of the Bulge. 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.