General Heinz Guderian led German armored formations and fell in and out of favor with Hitler. More »
SS tanker Michael Wittmann became the most famous armor ace of World War II and died in the process. More »
Panzer Group 4 of German Army Group North dashed for Leningrad during the opening weeks of Operation Barbarossa. More »
After yeoman’s service in World War II, the venerable Sherman tank saw several more decades of service in the Israeli Army. More »
Following the American landing at Inchon in September 1950, General Douglas MacArthur’s X Corps in Seoul confronted Communist forces. More »
Cobbled together from existing weapons, the motorized Marder plugged a dangerous gap in German antitank capability. More »
The Red Army’s T-34 battle tank helped upset Hitler’s designs for conquest on the Eastern Front. More »
The T-34 tank rumbled out of the Russian plains to become the most formidable tank of WWII and Korea. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.