During the Allied advance across France, American armored units prevailed in a major battle with German tanks. More »
Following his campaign in Western Europe, George S. Patton had difficulty adjusting to peacetime and was fatally injured in an automobile accident. More »
The 43rd tank battalion mysteriously disappeared during a bitter winter fight for a French village. More »
General George S. Patton suffered his only military defeat during the fighting at Fort Driant in the fall of 1944. More »
One of the worst infantry divisions in the U.S. Army turned itself around during the drive across france. More »
The American-built Sherman medium tank was admittedly inferior to its German opponents. Yet, it won the war in Northwest Europe through shear numbers. More »
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.
Geronimo was a ruthless Apache warrior whose methods bedeviled the U.S. cavalry and frustrated many of his people.
Audacious panzer ace Michael Wittmann and a force of heavy Tiger tanks destroyed a British armored column at this once peaceful Norman village.