Khaki was the original camouflage after British scouts traded their red coats for dust-colored native attire while serving in India in the mid-19th century. More »
A young writer, J.R.R. Tolkien, witnessed the worst day of British military history–World War I’s Battle of the Somme–and lived to tell about it. More »
The German Army struggled to come up with countermeasures to combat the Allied employment of tanks in World War I. More »
The Canadian Military Heritage Museum contains more than 10,000 artifacts, including planes, uniforms, medals, rare photographs, and weapons. More »
Brian G. Horrocks survived a grievous wound and led the British forces in North Africa and Western Europe.
Grenades evolved from the Middle Ages into the modern era, giving soldiers an easily delivered and effective close-range weapon. 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.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.