Extermination of the Jews was just the first step in the Nazi SS leader’s quest to purify the human race.
U.S. Marines and their allies at Khe Sanh engaged tens of thousands, and killed thousands, of NVA over a period of many weeks, but they sacrificed in much greater numbers than has been acknowledged by official sources.
Secretly recruited, a group of American pilots led by a former stunt pilot gained hero status in two nations during World War II and won a permanent place in the annals of aviation history.
A major player in the South Pacific theater of World War II, William F. Halsey was a controversial leader whose success was countered with controversy at Leyte Gulf and during “Halsey’s Typhoon” which damaged much of his fleet.
Twenty-five years of intermittent warfare between the Chiricahua Apaches and Americans had reached its ultimate and inevitable destiny.
Caesar completely misread the situation in Gaul in 52 BC, leading to a military crisis. He overcame this failure through his own talent as a commander, the skill of his army, and a good deal of luck.
Visiting the Somme battlefield in northern France is largely a matter of going from one Commonwealth Graves Commission cemetery to another. The graveyards are everywhere, some of them very small, comprising only a handful of white Portland marble stone…
The Battle of the Little Bighorn is like a 10,000-piece jigsaw puzzle on the south-central Montana landscape – the stuff of legend and historical gamesmanship.
When Revolutionary France declared war on the Austrian empire in the spring of 1792, its leaders promised a short, sweet and victorious campaign. Instead, 1792 marked the beginning of a long, grinding, hideously bloody series of wars that would drag on…
Polish airmen fought valiantly against marauding Messerschmitts during the Battle of Britain, only to see their contributions largely ignored at war’s end as Poland was absorbed into the Communist bloc.