Turkish troops made repeated attempts to recapture vital Shipka Pass through the Balkan Mountains. The five-day fight for the 4,500-foot-high pass would be the turning point of the Russo-Turkish War. More »
Seeking to grab a piece of Africa during the colonial scramble for conquest, Italy invaded Ethiopia in early 1896. More »
This WWI Timeline covers the first decade of the 20th century, in which the so-called “Great Powers” of Europe attempted to advance their economic and technological prowess. 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.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.