In the early days of the American advance into Tunisia, a tank destroyer company went on a risky but successful offensive—virtually alone. More »
Like the Allied Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks and other German armored units were a benefit and an impediment during the Battle of the Bulge. More »
A costly raid to liberate General George S. Patton’s son-in-law from a German prison camp failed with heavy losses. 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 »
A sea victory against the Carthaginians at the Battle of Cape Ecnomus during the First Punic War sent the Romans on their way toward empire. More »
General William C. Westmoreland was a stalwart fighter and patriot through three separate wars. More »
Despite its participation in the Triple Alliance, Italy declined to support Germany and Austria-Hungary during World War I. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.