Fears on China on the battlefield were rampant during the Vietnam War. Were they justified? Dr. Erik Villard takes a closer look.
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.
Hoping to smash the entire Union Navy, the Confederacy tried to buy the most lethal fleet afloat
Tasked with suppressing a nationalist insurgency in the East Indies, Turkish-born Dutch commando Raymond Westerling proved brutally successful
Morris “Moe” Berg was a brainy academic who spoke a dozen languages. He was also a spy.
Facing a Viet Cong ambush, Ruppert Leon Sargent threw himself on enemy grenades to save the lives of his friends nearby
As Grant focused on taking Vicksburg, he found compassion to combat a contraband crisis