German airborne troops finally secured the island Crete following a pitched battle for Maleme airfield. More »
During the the Battle of Fort Eben Emael, a handful of well-trained German glider troopers subdued a seemingly impregnable fortress in mere hours. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.