Logistics-the practical art of moving arms and keeping them supplied-spelled the difference between victory and defeat in the sands of North Africa. More »
The British defeat of Panzerarmee Africa at Alam El Halfa in 1942 was a turning point in the North African campaign. More »
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 »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.