The Australian 9th Division defeated the Africa Korps at the Libyan port city on April 13-14, 1941. More »
An attempt to capture of kill the Desert Fox failed but the effort made a hero of Geoffrey Keyes. More »
The underrated British General won two major battles against supposedly unbeatable Marshal Erwin Rommel in North Africa. More »
When planning the relief of Tobruk in late 1941, British Eighth Army commanders brusquely discounted the opposition they would face from Italian armored forces. More »
The defeat of the Afrika Korps at El Alamein initiated a long retreat and eventual surrender for Axis forces. More »
A daring team of commandos set out to eliminate the biggest obstacle to British fortune, German General Erwin Rommel. 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.