In 1541, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V launched an armada to seize Algiers and crush the “King of Evil.” More »
Led by ‘General’ William Eaton, one of the strangest invading forces in history set out across the desert near Tripoli to avenge American honor. More »
Commodore Thomas Macdonough braved the pirates of the First Barbary War and faced the British on Lake Champlain. 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.