Thanks to a tenacious fight put up by the untrained Americans, Montfaucon did fall on the 27th, albeit at a terrible cost.
By invoking German culture in their leaflets, the White Rose resistance group posed a truly serious threat to the Nazi regime
Alexander Smith's valor in World War I earned him the Military Cross. His son later became famous as Tonto to Clayton Moore’s Lone Ranger
Alexander von Falkenhausen led Turks against the British, Chinese Nationalists against the Japanese, and conspired in Adolf Hitler’s assassination
From June 1942 through 1945 frontline American soldiers filed stories and photographed World War II and its aftermath for a select readership—themselves
Due in part to its readiness to fight, Switzerland has spent centuries in relative peace
For centuries Armenian residents of the Transcaucasian stronghold of Kars watched invaders come and go—until its final betrayal
Laid down by Vickers in England in 1899, Mikasa was the last of six modern battleships ordered by the Imperial Japanese Navy