An obscure would-be artist named Adolf Hitler was changed forever by his horrific experiences in the German trenches of World War I. More »
Today, we look back on the men and women throughout our history who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. More »
General Douglas Haig led British forces during the 1916 Battle of the Somme and has been roundly criticized for his conduct of the offensive. More »
With the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in Sarajevo, World War 1 rapidly engulfed the continent of Europe. More »
Where did World War I take place? Because of its many fronts on the land, sea and air, some consider it the first truly global conflict. 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.