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 Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.