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Frankish Disaster in Saxony

Saxon leader Widukind outsmarted a Frankish force at the Battle of Suntel in 782. Charlemagne made the Saxons pay for their treachery.   More »

Frankish Disaster in Saxony

Civil War

City Point Bombing

John Maxwell placed a bomb aboard a cargo ship at City Point in August 1864 in a desperate bid to slow the flow of supplies to Union troops at Petersburg.   More »

City Point Bombing

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Naval Carnage at Navarino

A combined Egyptian and Turkish fleet was no match for the skilled gunnery of a British, French, and Russian force in the Greek War of Independence.   More »

Naval Carnage at Navarino

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Unstoppable Strachwitz

Using speed and daring, Panzer leader Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz achieved multiple victories on the Eastern Front in World War II.   More »

Unstoppable Strachwitz

Books

Best Books of 2018

Clifton Cates was a tenacious Marine in
World War I who rose through the ranks to become commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps.   More »

Best Books of 2018


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Medal of Honor Recipient: Henry “Red” Erwin

Medal of Honor Recipient: Henry “Red” Erwin

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.

One Gallant Rush: Black Soldiers at Fort Wagner

One Gallant Rush: Black Soldiers at Fort Wagner

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.

Behind  Enemy Lines: Escape at the Bulge

Behind Enemy Lines: Escape at the Bulge

An American infantry sergeant survived three days behind enemy lines during the opening chapter of the Battle of the Bulge.

Could the United States Have Gone to War With France Over Mexico?

Could the United States Have Gone to War With France Over Mexico?

Continued French meddling in Mexico almost led to a post-Civil War confrontation with the United States.

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