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 »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.