An understrength hodgepodge of British and Commonwealth troops held off an entire Japanese division during the Battle of Kohima. More »
Under the leadership of the brilliant General William Slim, Commonwealth troops virtually annihilated a major Japanese force around Meiktila. 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.