At Magersfontein, the famous Scottish Highland Brigade marched into a “slaughterhouse” of fire by Boer marksmen. 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 »
In a misguided mission, almost 2,000 Canadians were sent to the Far East, arriving just prior to the outbreak of a hopeless battle. More »
For 119 days, the British garrison at Ladysmith held out as Boer gunners hammered them from the hills beyond. More »
London’s National Army Museum, adjacent to the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, is one of the history-drenched city’s best-kept secrets. More »
On Saint George’s Day, a joint expedition of Royal Navy and Marine raiders mounted an audacious attack on Germany’s captured Belgian port: Zeebrugge. More »
“Mad” Mike Calvert commanded the 77 Brigade during desperate jungle fighting and led his soldiers from the front. More »
HMS Glowworm, a G-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy, became instrumental during World War II’s Norwegian Campaign. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.