Spanish dictator Francisco Franco held Hitler and the Nazi regime at arm’s length throughout the war. More »
The destroyer USS Murphy survived a collision on the open sea and served during four amphibious operations in the European Theater. More »
Free French forces under General Jacques Leclerc upheld the honor of France during World War II. More »
A fatal gun battle erupted when British sailors tried to take control of a French submarine after its homeland surrendered in 1940. More »
Cargo pilots flying the treacherous route from Indian to China had to contend with Japanese fighters staged at the key town of Myitkyina. 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.
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.