When his plane caught fire over Germany, RAF engineer Norman Jackson climbed onto the wing to put out the flames. The bomber, under attack, was flying 200 mph at 22,000 feet in frigid air.
Some proudly displayed shirts with the insignia 6MWE—meaning “six million Jews wasn't enough.” One was photographed wearing a "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt
Tasked with suppressing a nationalist insurgency in the East Indies, Turkish-born Dutch commando Raymond Westerling proved brutally successful
Facing a Viet Cong ambush, Ruppert Leon Sargent threw himself on enemy grenades to save the lives of his friends nearby
Tensions are growing over the potentially harmful effects of a showdown in Congress when it meets Wednesday to take up the normally benign process of validating the Electoral College.
As Grant focused on taking Vicksburg, he found compassion to combat a contraband crisis
Five spy books recommended by Military History magazine for readers interested in historical accounts of "the Great Game"