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.
Tasked with suppressing a nationalist insurgency in the East Indies, Turkish-born Dutch commando Raymond Westerling proved brutally successful
Five spy books recommended by Military History magazine for readers interested in historical accounts of "the Great Game"
Obsessed with an ancient king, Heinrich Himmler hunted for a skeleton, held ghostly candlelit ceremonies in a crypt, and transformed a medieval church into a sinister SS temple
Archaeology suggests the Vikings played this board game to practice "strategical and tactical warfare”