The American M26 Pershing heavy tank arrived too late to dramatically impact the course of World War II. More »
Michael J. Dal received the Medal of Honor for action during the overlooked campaign in the Colmar pocket in early 1945. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war. More »
In two world wars, British and American chaplains risked their lives to bring a fleeting sense of peace and glory to soldiers on the battlefield. More »
General George C. Marshall shaped the wartime U.S. Army and advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout World War II. More »
In the early days of the American advance into Tunisia, a tank destroyer company went on a risky but successful offensive—virtually alone. More »
The grueling battle for Fort Driant proved a formidable task that stymied the U.S. Third Army at Metz. More »
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.
Elements of America’s 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) fought discrimination at home and captured the highest ranking Japanese officer in the Pacific.