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Death by Longbow

English King Edward III’s longbowmen shattered multiple charges by French King Philip VI’s mounted French knights at Crécy in 1346.   More »

Death by Longbow

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Masterstroke at Friedland

Emperor Napoleon achieved a decisive victory over Count Bennigsen’s Russians in June 1807, redeeming the Grand Armee after its setback at Eylau.   More »

Masterstroke at Friedland

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Hell in a Dark Wood

In the autumn of 1944, the U.S. First Army was chewed up in the Hürtgen Forest where it had to contend with counterattacks by the Germans.   More »

Hell in a Dark Wood

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The Ill-Fated Goettge Patrol

Unprepared, a group of 25 American Marines fell victim to one of the first publicized atrocities committed by the Japanese in the South Pacific.   More »

The Ill-Fated Goettge Patrol

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Ironclad Clash at Lissa

The Austrian and Italian navies fought a desperate battle In the Adriatic sea In 1866. Although outnumbered, the Austrians prevailed.   More »

Ironclad Clash at Lissa


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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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