His experiences in the War of 1812 and subsequent six-week captivity in Canada opened his eyes to the need for a professional regular army.
Known in official reports as Redoubt H, it was a key part of the Union’s plan to push the Confederate army to the breaking point.
Francois d’Eliscu taught thousands of U.S. Army Rangers how to fight down and dirty in World War II.
A look at seven of the most infamous mutinies throughout seafaring history
“Fixin’-to-Die-Rag” derailed his promising musical career. But it led Joe McDonald to become a fierce champion for Vietnam veterans.