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World War II Leaders - Generals of World War II
A listing of commanders who led during World War II.

World War II at Sea - Atlantic & Mediterranean
A listing of World War II naval battles that were fought in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

World War II at Sea - Pacific
A listing of World War II naval battles that were fought in the Pacific Ocean.

American Civil War Overview - American Civil War 101 - United States Civil War Overview - US Civl War
The American Civil War was fought between 1861 and 1865. Start here to learn more about the war between the states.

Overview of World War II - World War II 101 - Short History of World War II
World War II was fought between 1939 and 1945. Start here to learn more about the war that consumed the globe.

World War 1 - World War 1 Overview
An overview of World War 1. Military History.

American Civil War Warships - American Civil War Warships and Ironclads
The American Civil War was a transformative time in warship design. During the conflict, the

Army Leaders of the American Revolution
Here you will find information about the American, French, and British commanders who guided forces during the American Revolution.

War of the Spanish Succession - War of the Spanish Succession Duke of Marlborough - War of the Spanish Succession Grand Alliance
Fought between 1701 and 1714, the War of the Spanish Succession saw a coalition of European nations combine to block a French succession to the Spanish throne.

World War I at Sea - Naval Warfare in World War I - Fighting at Sea in World War I - Naval Battles of World War I
Comsuming the globe, much of World War I was fought at sea. From U-boats prowling the North Atlantic to the Battle of Jutland, these resources will guide you through the conflict.

Wars of the British Empire - 19th Century Wars of the British Empire
During the 19th Century, the British Empire fought numerous wars around its vast territiories. From India to Africa and beyond, we examine those conflicts here.

Korean War - The Korean War
The Korean War was fought between 1950 and 1953 between South Korea and United Nations forces and North Korea and China. The Korean War began when North Korea invaded its neighbor in June 1950. Over the next three years, the Korean War saw both sides fight up and down the peninsula until an armistice took effect in July 1953.

Naval Leaders of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
An overview of naval leaders from the French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars.

World War I Aces - World War I Aviation Leaders
An overview of World War I aces and aviation leaders.

World War II Naval Leaders
A list of naval leaders from World War II.

Wars of Alexander the Great - Ancient Macedonia
One of the greatest generals in history, Alexander the Great conducted campaigns across the known world.

Hundred Years' War
The Hundred Years' War saw France win despite suffering several early defeats.

Wars of Rome - Ancient Rome
One of the great military powers in history, Rome fought wars across the known world.

Thirty Years' War
The Thirty Years' War devastated Europe from 1618 to 1648.

Aerial Campaigns
An examination of aerial campaigns throughout military history.

Afghanistan
A troubled country for several decades, Afghanistan is again on the front lines. Here we will examine the current conflict in Afghanistan from its beginnings after 9/11 to the present day.

Iraq War
With combat operations in Iraq ongoing, follow the story and watch current events become military history.

Military Strategy
In creating a plan for war, leaders must assess the situation and discover their enemy's weaknesses. Examine these resources for information on history's greatest military minds and the strategies they employed.

Military Terminology
With a host of specialized terminology, military history can sometimes be challenging to grasp. These resources will help clarify military jargon and make it easier to understand.

Tactics
While strategy often decides campaigns, it is tactics that can decide battles. Here we examine the techniques used by leaders and soldiers to defeat their enemies on the battlefield.

Texas Revolution - 1835 1836 Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution was fought in 1835 and 1836 between the residents of Texas and Mexico. Featuring memorable battles such as the Alamo, we examine the Texan struggle for independence here.

Military History Timeline - Timeline of Military History - Wars Through the Ages - Military History Through the Centuries - Battles Through the Ages
Gain a quick overview of military history with this timeline that traces battles and wars through the ages.

World War II Warships - World War II Warships and Navies
Fought around the globe, navies played a key role in World War II. The conflict is most notable for the rise of the aircraft carrier as a fleet's most significant offensive weapon and the decline of the battleship. Here we examine the ships that dueled during the conflict.

Artillery and Siege Weapons
Armies have always sought ways to attack their enemies from afar and to batter down defenses. Since the earliest days, weapons such as catapults and rams, and later cannon and modern artillery, have been employed to accomplish this mission.

Battles and Wars from 1000 to 1200 - Conflict Between 1000 and 1200
From the Battle of Hastings to the First Crusade, the period between 1000 and 1200 was marked by conflict around the globe. In this section we explore this time of turmoil.

Battles and Wars 1201 to 1400
Here we look at those battles and wars fought between 1201 and 1400. These resources will aid in better understanding this period of military history.

Naval Battles from 1400 to 1600 - War at Sea 1400 to 1600 - Evolution of Naval Warfare from 1400 to 1600
The period between 1400 and 1600 saw the shift from unwieldy warships meant for conducting infantry battles at sea to large, purpose-built, sailing men-of-war featuring cannon mounted in broadside. Notable engagements of the period include the Battle of Lepanto and the Spanish Armada.

Naval Battles 1600-1800 - Naval Warfare
Naval battles and warfare changed dramatically in the period between 1600 and 1800. These resources will aid in better understanding naval battle during this period.

Small Arms, Guns, and Personal Weapons
The principle weapon of any fighting force is the arms carried by its individual soldiers. Explore how small arms have evolved from the spear to modern automatic weapons.

Vehicles, Tanks, and Armor
Vehicles have always played a key role on the battlefield, whether it is tanks delivering a telling blow or trucks transporting badly needed supplies. Here we examine those vehicles that have made an impact on the outcome of conflicts.

Industrial Mobilization in Wartime
In wartime, nations must turn their full industrial strength to building the tools necessary for victory. Here we examine how industries have retooled and focused their full energy on supporting the military.

Naval Battles 1200-1400 - Naval Battles in the Medieval World - Naval Battles in the Middle Ages
In this area, we examine naval battles from 1200-1400. Use these resources to better understand wars at sea in the medieval world.

Naval Battles Antiquity to 1200
In this area, we examine naval battles from antiquity through 1200. Use these resources to better understand naval battles in the ancient and early medieval worlds.

War and Society
From drawing women into factories for the first time to uniting generations, war has the powerful ability to change and reshape society. These resources will aid in understanding how war has affected our everyday lives.

Soldiers and Sailors History, Training, and Motivation
An armed service is only as strong as the troops who fill the ranks. Step into line and see what drives these brave men and women as they share their stories from the front..

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Connecticut Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 9.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Illinois Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 10.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Indiana Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 12.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Maine Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 7.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Maryland Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 13.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Massachusetts Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 6.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Michigan Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 8.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Minnesota Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 14.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - New Jersey Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 15.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - New York Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 16.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Ohio Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 11.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Pennsylvania Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 17.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Union Vermont Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 18.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - West Virginia Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 4.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Wisconsin Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 5.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Battle of Gettysburg Delaware Monuments
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Battle of Gettysburg New Hampshire Monuments
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 2.

Union States at Battle of Gettysburg - Union Troops By State at the Battle of Gettysburg - Rhode Island Monuments at the Battle of Gettysburg
During the Battle of Gettysburg the Army of the Potomac consisted of troops from eighteen states as well as the regular US Army. While Pennsylvania and New York contributed the most, troops from as far west as Minnesota took part in the fighting. During the Battle of Gettysburg this force suffered 23,055 casualties. Page 3.

Andrew Cunningham - Admiral Andrew Cunningham - World War II - Royal Navy
Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham was a key leader in the Royal Navy during World War II. Leading the Mediterranean Fleet, Andrew Cunningham won numerous victories over the Italian Navy. Made First Sea Lord in 1943, Andrew Cunningham oversaw the Royal Navy's operations for the remainder of the conflict.

Battle of Alam Halfa - World War II Battle of Alam Halfa - North Africa
The Battle of Alam Halfa occurred August 30-September 5, 1942, and saw British forces defeat an Axis assault in the Western Desert. Taking command of the Eighth Army, Gen. Bernard Montgomery established a strong defensive position and invited Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to attack. Moving forward, Rommel's assault was halted at Alam Halfa Ridge, ending Axis offensive efforts in the area.

Battle of Anzio - World War II - Italian Campaign
The Battle of Anzio began on January 22, 1944, with Allied troops landing as part of Operation Shingle. Blocked by the Germans at Monte Cassino, Allied leaders hoped to outflank the Winter Line by landing further north at Anzio. While a beachhead was established around Anzio, it was soon contained by German forces. The Allies would not break out from Anzio until May.

Grumman F4F Wildcat - World War II
The Grumman F4F Wildcat was the US Navy's primary fighter in the early years of World War II and played a key role in halting Japanese aggression in the Pacific.

World War II: Second Battle of El Alamein
The Second Battle of El Alamein was the turning point of the Western Desert Campaign during World War II. Fought in northwestern Egypt from October 23-November 5, 1942, Second El Alamein saw British forces under Lt. Gen. Bernard Montgomery attack and break through Axis positions. As a result, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was forced to retreat across North Africa.

Battle of Fort McHenry - War of 1812
The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought in 1814, during the War of 1812 and saw the garrison repel the British and inspire the American national anthem.

World War II: Karabiner 98k Rifle (Profile)
The Karabiner 98k was one of the principal rifles used by the German Wehrmacht (Army) during World War II. Employed in all theaters involving German forces, the Karabiner 98k was the last in a long line of Mauser rifles designed for Germany. After the war, the Karabiner 98k was used in variety of other conflicts including fighting in the Middle East and Vietnam.

Operation Pastorius - World War II German Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius was a covert German plan to sabotage various facilities around the United States during World War II. Eight German agents were landed on eastern Long Island in June 1942. Operation Pastorius failed when two of the agents changed sides and informed the FBI about the plan which led to the others being captured and executed.

USS Constellation - American Civil War Sloop of War USS Constellation
USS Constellation is the last all-sail warship built for the US Navy and the last naval vessel active during the Civil War still afloat. Best known for its work fighting the slave trade, USS Constellation is now preserved as a museum in Baltimore, MD.

USS Indianapolis - World War II
Commissioned in 1932, USS Indianapolis was a Portland-class heavy cruiser. Seeing action in the Pacific during World War II, USS Indianapolis participated in many of the conflicts major campaigns and was tasked with carrying the atomic bomb to Tinian in 1945. After delivering the bomb, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk with many of the crew dying of exposure and shark attacks.

World War II: Exploring the Atlantic Charter
The Atlantic Charter was the result of the 1941 Atlantic Conference between Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. Meeting aboard warships at Placentia Bay, the leaders discussed the postwar world as well as how the neutral United States could aid Britain. Key elements of the Atlantic Charter included self-determination of peoples and the development of system of general security.

Karl Doenitz - Bio of World War II German Naval Commander
Karl Doenitz was a key German naval commander during World War II. Initially commanding the German U-boat fleet, Doenitz was given command of the entire Kriegsmarine in 1943. Following Hitler's death, he was appointed to lead the German government.

Civil War Admiral David G. Farragut
The adopted son of Commodore David Porter, Admiral David G. Farragut rose through the ranks to command the Union Navy during the Civil War. Winning victories at New Orleans, on the Mississippi, and at Mobile Bay, David G. Farragut became the first US naval officer to attain the ranks of rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral.

American Revolution: Battle of the Chesapeake
Fought on September 5, 1781, the Battle of the Chesapeake was fought between the British and French off the Virginia Capes. While tactically inconclusive, the Battle of the Chesapeake was a strategic victory for the French and their American colonial allies as it prevented the relief of Gen. Cornwallis' besieged army at Yorktown.

American Civil War: H.L. Hunley Sinks USS Housatonic
The H.L. Hunley became the first submarine to sink another ship when it attacked USS Housatonic off Charleston on February 17, 1864. Plagued by problems during its development, Hunley successfully placed its spar torpedo on Housatonic, destroying the Union ship. The submarine was lost at sea while returning from its historic attack.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters P-40 Warhawk
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters Bell P-39 Airacobra
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 2.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters P-38 Lightning
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 3.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters P-47 Thunderbolt
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 4.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters P-51 Mustang
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 5.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters P-61 Black Widow
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 6.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters Brewster Buffalo
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 7.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters F4F Wildcat
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 8.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters F6F Hellcat
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 9.

World War II Fighters - American World War II Fighters F4U Corsair
Fighters ruled the skies during World War II. As a result, each nation strove to design the most effective and lethal aircraft to achieve air superiority. This gallery profiles several American fighters used by the US Army Air Forces and US Navy during World War II. Page 10.

Altmark - World War II Altmark Incident - Kriegsmarine
The Altmark Incident occurred February 16, 1940, during the early months of World War II. Returning to Germany with British POWs, the German tanker Altmark was boarded in Norwegian waters by sailors from HMS Cossack. In the resulting Altmark Incident, the POWs were freed but the boarding led to the German invasion of Norway.

War of 1812 - An Overview
An overview of the War of 1812 which was fought between the United States and Great Britain from 1812 to 1815 and saw the two nations fight to a stalemate.

The Battles of the French and Indian War
The French & Indian/Seven Years' War was the first truly global conflict and saw battles fought around the world. Beginning in North American, the war spread to Europe and then to far-flung colonies. The French & Indian/Seven Years' War made places such as Quebec, Rossbach, Minden, and Plassey famous.

March to the Sea - Civil War
The March to the Sea began on November 15, 1864, after the capture of Atlanta by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman. Marching to the port of Savannah, Sherman's men conducted a scorched earth campaign to destroy Confederate resources in Georgia.

Second Battle of Fort Fisher - Civil War Second Battle of Fort Fisher - David Porter
The Second Battle of Fort Fisher was fought on January 13-15, 1865, and saw Union forces finally capture Fort Fisher. Landing troops above Fort Fisher, Major General Alfred Terry, with naval support, succeeded in storming the fort. The capture of Fort Fisher closed Wilmington, NC, the last major Confederate seaport available to blockade runners.

Battle of Inkerman - Crimean War Battle of Inkerman
Battle of Inkerman was fought November 5, 1854, when the Russians attacked Allied positions outside Sevastopol. Striking at the Allied left on the Inkerman Heights, the Russians fought in heavy fog. The Battle of Inkerman resulted in a Allied victory which crippled the fighting spirit of the Russian.

Siege of Veracruz in the Mexican-American War
The Siege of Veracruz took place in March 1847 during the Mexican-American War and saw American troops compel the city's surrender after a short siege.

Lend-Lease - World War II
The Lend-Lease Act of 1941 allowed the United States to loan and lease defense equipment to the Allies for the duration of World War II.

French and Indian War: Battle of Quebec (1759)
The Battle of Quebec was fought across the Plains of Abraham on September 13, 1759. Led by Major General James Wolfe, British forces succeeded in defeating the French and captured Quebec a short time later. The Battle of Quebec was the decisive battle of the war in North America and resulted in the death of both commanders.

Battle of Port Hudson - Civil War Battle of Port Hudson
The Siege of Port Hudson was conducted from May 21 to July 9, 1863, during the Civil War. Attacking Port Hudson, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks sought to open the lower Mississippi River. Repulsed twice, he began a siege of Port Hudson which culminated in a Union victory that July.

Second Battle of Manassas - Civil War Second Battle of Manassas
The Second Battle of Manassas was fought August 28-30, 1862, on much of the same field as the previous battle the year before. Moving to attack Maj. Gen. Thomas

Battle of Chickamauga - American Civil War - William Rosecrans - Braxton Bragg
Coming just after the Tullahoma Campaign, the Battle of Chickamauga occurred September 18-20, 1863. Fought south of Chattanooga, TN, the Battle of Chickamauga saw Union forces under Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans defeated and forced to retreat. Fleeing to Chattanooga, the Army of the Cumberland was placed under siege by Confederate forces in the weeks after the Battle of Chickamauga.

Battle of North Point - War of 1812
Part of the larger Battle of Baltimore, the Battle of North Point was fought on September 12, 1814. Meeting British troops outside of Baltimore, American troops held off the enemy for two hours, killing their leader, before falling back to the city's defenses.

Winter at Valley Forge in the American Revolution
Valley Forge was the encampment for Gen. George Washington's Continental Army during the winter of 1777/78. Arriving at Valley Forge battered after several defeats, the Continental Army endured a winter of starvation and privation. During the encampment, it was drilled and trained by the Prussian Baron von Steuben.

Flodden - Battle of Flodden Field
The Battle of Flodden or Flodden Field was fought on September 9, 1513, between England and Scotland. Allied with the French, King James IV marched south to invade England. Clashing near Branxton and Flodden, the English won a decisive victory and killed James. The Battle of Flodden was the largest ever battle between the two countries.

Banastre Tarleton (Bloody Ban) - American Revolution
One of the most vilified British commanders of the American Revolution, Banastre Tarleton was an able cavalryman who earned fame for his cruel and heartless tactics in the Southern theater of the war. In 1781, Banastre Tarleton was badly defeated at the Battle of Cowpens. Later serving in Parliament, Banastre Tarleton was known for his advocacy of the slave trade.

Battle of Saratoga - American Revolution Turning Point
The Battle of Saratoga was fought September 19 and October 7, 1777, in upstate New York and was a key turning point in the American Revolution.

Battle of Springfield in the American Revolution
The Battle of Springfield was fought June 23, 1780, during the American Revolution when British forces attacked into northern New Jersey and were blocked by Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene.

Major John Andre - American Revolution
Major John Andre was a noted British officer during the American Revolution. John Andre is best remembered for his role in Major General Benedict Arnold's treachery. Captured on September 23, 1780, John Andre was executed as a spy on October 2.

General Douglas MacArthur - Biography
General Douglas MacArthur was a noted American commander during the 20th century who played key roles in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.

Gen. Douglas MacArthur - Biography
General Douglas MacArthur was a noted American commander during the 20th century. Distinguishing himself during World War I, Douglas MacArthur served as Chief of the Staff of the US Army during the 1930s. Commanding Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific during World War II, he later led UN forces during the Korean War. Page 2.

Douglas MacArthur - Biography
General Douglas MacArthur was a noted American commander during the 20th century. Distinguishing himself during World War I, Douglas MacArthur served as Chief of the Staff of the US Army during the 1930s. Commanding Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific during World War II, he later led UN forces during the Korean War. Page 3.

Major General Abner Doubleday in the Civil War
Major General Abner Doubleday was a Union officer during the Civil War who first saw action at Fort Sumter and is sometimes associated with the origins of baseball.

American Revolution: Lord Charles Cornwallis
Best known for his role in the American Revolution, Lord Charles Cornwallis was a noted British military commander and colonial governor in the 18th and 19th centuries. Forced to surrender to George Washington at Yorktown in 1781, Cornwallis later served as governor-general of India where he worked to reform British colonial administration.

Battle of Groton Heights - American Revolution Battle of Groton Heights - Benedict Arnold at the Batle of Groton Heights
On September 6, 1781, American forces were defeated at the Battle of Groton Heights. Raiding New London, CT, British troops, led by traitor Benedict Arnold, landed and burned the town. Advancing on Fort Griswold, the Battle of Groton Heights saw the British storm and capture the fort against American opposition.

Battle of Blue Licks - American Revolution Battle of Blue Licks
The Battle of Blue Licks was one of the final battles of the American Revolution. Fought August 19, 1782, in Kentucky, the battle saw an American frontiersmen, including Daniel Boone, engage British and Native American forces. The fighting resulted in a British victory when the Kentuckians were routed.

John Buford Civil War General Biography
Major General John Buford was a Kentuckian who elected to remain in the US Army at the beginning of the Civil War. A career dragoon officer, Buford advocated the use of cavalry as mobile infantry. Serving with distinction during the war, Buford is best known for his delaying action during the early hours of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Civil War General Ambrose Burnside
A native of Rhode Island, Ambrose Burnside rose to the rank of major general during the American Civil War. Given command of the Army of the Potomac in late 1862, he was badly defeated at the Battle of Fredericksburg. Remaining in the army after his removal, Burnside resigned following being removed from corps command after the 1864 Battle of the Crater.

General Robert E. Lee - Civil War Military History
General Robert E. Lee was a key Confederate commander during the Civil War. Taking command of Confederate forces in the east in mid-1862, he led the Army of Northern Virginia to a string of impressive victories such as Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Lee remained in command until the end of the war when was defeated by Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Robert Lee - General Robert Lee Civil War
General Robert E. Lee was a key Confederate commander during the Civil War. Taking command of Confederate forces in the east in mid-1862, he led the Army of Northern Virginia to a string of impressive victories such as Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Lee remained in command until the end of the war when was defeated by Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Page 2.

Arthur Harris - World War II Arthur Bomber Harris Biography
Marshal Arthur

World War II: Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raid Summary
The first Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raid took place on August 17, 1943 and struck German aircraft and ball bearing plants. Departing from England, American bombers stuck targets in Regensburg before flying on to North Africa. A second wave hit Schweinfurt a short time later. The double attack inflicted heavy damage on German industry.

World War II - Georgy Zhukov Biography
Marshal Georgy Zhukov rose from peasant roots to command Soviet forces during World War II. Under his leadership, Red Army troops successfully defended Moscow and won victories at Stalingrad and Berlin. After the war, Zhukov remained a prominent figure in the Soviet military and later served as defense minister.

USS Pueblo Incident During the Cold War
The Pueblo Incident took place on January 23, 1968, and saw North Korean forces board an American intelligence ship. Operating off the North Korean coast, USS Pueblo was boarded and captured by the North Koreans who claimed it was in their waters. The Pueblo Incident lasted until December 23, when the crew was repatriated to South Korea.

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar
The Battle of Trafalgar was fought October 21, 1805, and was Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson's final battle. Catching the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar, Nelson won a decisive victory and captured 21 enemy ships. Though Trafalgar was a great truimph, Nelson was mortally wounded in the fighting.

"The Great Escape" of World War II
The Great Escape took place March 24/5, 1944, and saw 76 Allied POWs escape from Stalag Luft III in Poland. Building a series of tunnels, POWs were able to create a passage under the camp's fence. Of the 76 who were part of the Great Escape only 3 reached freedom.

The Winter War During World War II
The Winter War occurred between the Finland and the Soviet Union during the winter of 1939-1940. Begun by the Soviets who sought to gain territory, the war cost them dearly as the Finns mounted a heroic defense. Finally breaking through the Finnish lines, the Russians forced Finland to sign the Peace of Moscow which ended the Winter War.

Airco DH.2 Fighter in World War I
The Airco DH.2 was the first effective British fighter of World War I and helped combat the

Battle of Shrewsbury in the Hundred Years' War
The Battle of Shrewsbury was fought on July 21, 1403, between the forces of King Henry IV and Sir Henry

Battle of Stamford Bridge - Invasions of England
Fought on September 25, 1066, the Battle of Stamford Bridge pitted the forces of Harold Godwinson against those of Norwegian King Harald Hardrada. The latter had invaded England with the goal of claiming the English crown for himself. In a bloody battle at Stamford Bridge, Harald was killed and the invasion repulsed.

Major General Lafayette McLaws - American Civil War
Major General Lafayette McLaws was a Confederate division commander who fought with both the Army of Northern Virginia and Army of Tennessee.

CSS Tennessee in the Civil War
CSS Tennessee was a Confederate ironclad during the Civil War and was captured at the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864. Page 7.

USS Hartford in the Civil War
USS Hartford was screw sloop during the Civil War that served as Admiral David Farragut's flagship during the capture of New Orleans and the Battle of Mobile Bay. Page 9.

USS Wachusett in the Civil War
USS Wachusett was a Union screw sloop during the Civil War that gained fame for its capture of CSS Florida in 1864. Page 8.

CSS Florida in the Civil War
CSS Florida was a noted Confederate raider during the Civil War and was captured by USS Wachusett in 1864. Page 3.

H.L. Hunley in the Civil War
H.L. Hunley was a Confederate submersible during the Civil War and was the first submarine to sink an enemy warship in combat. Page 4.

USS Cairo in the Civil War
USS Cairo was a City-class ironclad used by the Union Navy during the Civil War that was lost in December 1862. Page 2.

USS Cumberland in the Civil War
USS Cumberland was a 24-gun sloop of war that saw service in the Civil War and was sunk during the Battle of Hampton Roads in March 1862.

USS Miami in the Civil War
USS Miami was a Union

USS Nantucket in the Civil War
USS Nantucket was a Passiac-class ironclad built during the Civil War and was typical of monitor type warships built by the Union. Page 6.

Battle of Memphis in the Civil War
The Battle of Memphis was fought June 6, 1862 during the American Civil War and saw Union warships decisively defeat a squadron of Confederate gunboats.

Nether Bailey of Stirling Castle
The Nether Bailey of Stirling Castle in Scotland encloses the northern end of the Castle Rock. Page 9.

Castle Rock at Stirling Castle
Over 350 million years old, Stirling Castle's

Great Hall at Stirling Castle
The North Gate of Stirling Castle provided access to the Scottish fortress' nether bailey and magazines. Page 7.

Great Hall of Stirling Castle
The Great Hall of Stirling Castle was the primary gathering place within the Scottish fortress. Page 4.

Inner Close at Stirling Castle
The Upper Courtyard of Stirling Castle was surrounded by some of the key buildings in the Scottish fortress including the Great Hall. Page 6.

Magazines at Stirling Castle
Located in the Nether Bailey of Stirling Castle the Magazines held the gunpowder for the Scottish fortress' guns. Page 8.

Outer Close of Stirling Castle
The Outer Close of Stirling Castle is the lower of the Scottish fortress' two courtyards and provides access to its Grant Battery. Page 3.

Outer Defense of Stirling Castle
The Outer Defense of Stirling Castle provided the Scottish fortress with protection from landward attack and included high walls and artillery.

Palace of Stirling Castle
The Palace at Stirling Castle was build for James V was the primary royal residence within the Scottish fortress. Page 2.

Operation Manna-Chowhound in World War II
Operations Manna and Chowhound were launched in April-May 1945 in an effort to alleviate starvation in the Netherlands and provided over 10,000 tons of food.

Battle of the Nile in the French Revolutionary Wars
The Battle of the Nile was fought on August 1/2, 1798 during the French Revolutionary Wars and saw Rear Admiral Horatio Nelson destroy as French fleet.

Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II
The Battle of Iwo Jima was fought from February 19 to March 26, 1945 during World War II and saw US forces encounter heavy resistance after landing and in the days that followed.

Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry was a noted American naval officer during the War of 1812 who won the Battle of Lake Erie and captured the opposing British squadron.

Battle of Berlin in World War II
The Battle of Berlin was fought April 16-May 2, 1945, during the final days of World War II and saw Soviet forces encircle and capture the city.

General Curtis Lemay - US Air Force
General Curtis LeMay gained fame leading bombing raids during World War II and later became the driving force behind the Strategic Air Command.

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy - World War II History
D-Day was the invasion of Normandy which took place on June 6, 1944, during World War II, and saw Allied airborne and seaborne forces land in France.

Battle of Ia Drang in the Vietnam War
The Battle of Ia Drang was fought November 14-18, 1965, in the Central Highlands during the Vietnam War and was the first major battle to involve American troops.

Major General Arthur St. Clair in the American Revolution
Major General Arthur St. Clair was a commander during the American Revolution who was forced to retreat from Fort Ticonderoga and later was badly defeated during the Northwest Indian War.

Battle of Williamsburg in the American Civil War
The Battle of Williamsburg was fought May 5, 1862, during the American Civil War and saw Union forces attempt to capture Fort Magruder near Williamsburg, VA.

Battle of Short Hills - American Revolution
The Battle of Short Hills was fought June 26, 1777, and saw the British attempt to lure General George Washington's army into a trap in New Jersey.

Richard Howe - Royal Navy Richard Howe
Admiral Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe was a notable Royal Navy officer in the latter part of the 18th century, seeing extensive service during the Seven Years' War. Richard Howe later commanded British fleets during the American Revolution and acted as a peace commissioner. Serving as First Lord of the Admiralty, he returned to fleet command during the Wars of the French Revolution and won a victory at the Glorious First of June in 1794.

Lord Stirling - American Revolution
Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling was an American leader during the American Revolution who took part in many of the Continental Army's campaigns.

Commodore George Dewey in the Spanish-American War
Commodore George Dewey had a distinguished naval career and played a decisive role during the Spanish-American War.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower World War II Military Profile
General Dwight D. Eisenhower led Allied forces in Europe during World War II. During the conflict, Dwight Eisenhower oversaw operations ranging from the landings in North Africa to D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. Dwight Eisenhower later served as US Army Chief of Staff and was elected President of the United States in 1952.

Geronimo - Indian Chief and Leader
Geronimo was a famous Native American warrior who battled both Mexican and American forces as a leader of the Chiricahua Apache from 1858 to 1886.

Third Battle of Kharkov in World War II
The Third Battle of Kharkov was fought between February 19 and March 15, 1943 during World War II and saw the Germans reclaim Kharkov from the Russians.

General Braxton Bragg - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Tennessee
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows General Braxton Bragg. Page 3.

General Joseph Johnston - Confederate Generals - Civil War - First Battle of Bull Run
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows General Joseph E. Johnston.

General P.G.T. Beauregard - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows General P.G.T. Beauregard. Page 4.

General Robert E. Lee - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photograph shows General Robert E. Lee. Page 2.

General John Bell Hood - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Tennessee
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows General John Bell Hood. Page 11.

General Ambrose P. Hill - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Lieutenant General A.P. Hill. Page 8.

General James Longstreet - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Lieutenant General James Longstreet. Page 6.

General Jubal Early - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Lieutenant General Jubal Early. Page 10.

General Richard Ewell - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Lieutenant General Richard Ewell. Page 7.

General Thomas Stonewall Jackson - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Valley Campaign
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Lieutenant General Thomas

General JEB Stuart - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Major General J.E.B. Stuart. Page 9.

General John B Gordon - Confederate Generals - Civil War - Army of Northern Virginia
The Confederate Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Confederate generals who contributed to the Southern cause and helped guide its armies throughout the war. This photo shows Major General John B. Gordon. Page 12.

Battle of Sullivan's Island in the American Revolution
The Battle of Sullivan's Island was fought June 28, 1776, during the American Revolution and saw American troops successfully defend Charleston, SC from the British.

Battle of Sayler's Creek in the Civil War
The Battle of Sayler's Creek (Sailor's Creek) was fought April 6, 1865 during the Civil War and saw Confederate troops take heavy losses as they retreated west from Petersburg.

Battle of Mobile Bay in the Civil War
The Battle of Mobile Bay was fought August 5, 1864 during the Civil War and saw RAdm. David Farragut's fleet force its way into Mobile Bay and defeat a smaller Confederate squadron.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
The SR-71 Blackbird was a high-speed reconnaissance aircraft used by the United States during the Cold War that was flown from 1966 to 1998.

Battle of Glorieta Pass in the Civil War
The Battle of Glorieta Pass was fought in New Mexico on March 26-28, 1862 and resulted in a strategic Union victory that ended Confederate incursions into the Southwest.

Siege of Port Arthur in the Russo-Japanese War
The siege of Port Arthur began in July 1904, when Japanese forces under Gen. Nogi Maresuke invested the city and ended five months later when the Russians were compelled to surrender on January 2, 1905.

The Pequot War - A History
The Pequot War was fought from 1634 to 1638 in present-day New England and saw colonists in Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and their Native American allies battle the Pequot tribe.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in the Mexican-American War
Negotiated by Nicholas Trist, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed February 2, 1848, and officially ended the Mexican-American War.

Battle of New Market in the Civil War
The Battle of New Market took place May 15, 1864, during the Civil War and saw a small Confederate army under Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge win a victory with help from the VMI Corps of Cadets.

Battle of Stony Point in the American Revolution
The Battle of Stony Point was fought July 16, 1779, during the American Revolution and resulted in Briga. Gen. Anthony Wayne attacking and capturing the British position at Stony Point.

Battle of the Ice in the Northern Crusades
The Battle of the Ice was fought April 5, 1242, on the frozen surface of Lake Peipus during the Northern Crusades and resulted in the Russians winning a clear victory and halting Crusader aggression.

CSS Virginia in the Civil War
CSS Virginia was the first ironclad built by the Confederate States Navy and was constructed using timbers from USS Merrimack as well as took part in the historic Battle of Hampton Roads.

War of 1812 - Early Campaigns
With the beginning of the War of 1812, American forces began mobilizing and while the US Navy won several early victories at sea, the US Army struggled against the British on the northern frontier.

War of 1812 - Early Campaigns
With the beginning of the War of 1812, American forces began mobilizing and while the US Navy won several early victories at sea, the US Army struggled against the British on the northern frontier. Page 2.

Avro Lancaster - Bombers of World War II - Avro Lancaster and British World War II Bombers - Avro Lancaster Photos - Photographs of Avro Lancasters
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 8.

B-24 Liberator - Bombers of World War II - B-24 Liberator and American World War II Bombers -B-24 Liberator Photos - Photographs of B-24 Liberators
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 7.

B-29 Superfortress - Bombers of World War II - B-29 Superfortress and American World War II Bombers - B-29 Superfortress Photographs - B-29 Photos
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 12.

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress - Bombers of World War II - Boeing B-17 and American World War II Bombers - B-17 Photos - B-17 Photographs
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 4.

Heinkel 111 - Bombers of World War II - Heinkel 111 and Luftwaffe Bombers - Heinkel 111 Photos
A brief look at the Heinkel He 111 medium bomber.

Junkers Ju 88 - Bombers of World War II - Junkers Ju 88 and Luftwaffe World War II Bombers - Ju-88 Photographs - Photos of Junkers Ju-88s
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 11.

Mitsubishi G4M Betty - Bombers of World War II - Mitsubishi G4M and Japanese World War II Bombers - Photos of Mitsubishi G4M Bettys - G4M Photographs
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 10.

Mitsubishi Ki-21 Sally - Bombers of World War II - Mitsubishi Ki-21 and Japanese World War II - Mitsubishi Ki-21 Photos - Photographs of Ki-21 Sally
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 6.

Petlyakov Pe-2 - Bombers of World War II - Petlyalov Pe-2 and Russian World War II Bombers - Photos of Petlyakov Pe-2 - Pe-2 Photographs
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 9.

Tupolev Tu-2 - Bombers of World War II - Tupolev Tu-2 and World War II Russian Bombers - Tu-2 Photos
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 2.

Vickers Wellington - Bombers of World War II - Vickers Wellington and British World War II Bombers - Vickers Wellington Photos
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 3.

de Havilland Mosquito - Bombers of World War II - de Havilland Mosquito and British World War II Bombers - de Havilland Mosquito Photos
The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an overview of some the bombers used during the conflict. Page 5.

Battle of Montgisard during the Crusades
The Battle of Montgisard was fought in 1177, between King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Saladin and saw the Crusaders catch the enemy by surprise and rout them.

History of the Second Anglo-Dutch War
The Second Anglo-Dutch War was fought between 1665 and 1667 and was an attempt by England to curb Dutch maritime growth and trade.

Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan in the Civil War
Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan was one of the Confederacy's most notorious cavalrymen who most famously raided across the Ohio in 1863 before being captured.

Battle of Palo Alto in the Mexican-American War
The Battle of Palo Alto was fought May 8, 1846,during the early days of the Mexican-American War and saw Brig. Gen. Zachary Taylor defeat the enemy.

Battle of Ashdown in the Viking-Saxon Wars
The Battle of Ashdown was fought January 8, 871, and saw Saxon troops under Prince Alfred of Wessex defeat Viking forces.

Battle of Stoney Creek in the War of 1812
The Battle of Stoney Creek was fought June 6, 1813, during the War of 1812 and saw British forces succeed in defeating an American detachment and capturing its commanders.

Battle of Crysler's Farm in the War of 1812
The Battle of Crysler's Farm was fought November 11, 1813, during the War of 1812 and resulted in American forces being repelled by the British.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Vietnam War 1st Air Cavalry
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows elements of the 1st Air Cavalry in 1965.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - A Shau Valley
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows operations in the A Shau Valley in 1969. Page 9.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Vietnam War Tanks
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows American tanks fighting in Vietnam. Page 10.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - MiG Kill
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows a North Vietnamese MiG about to be shot down. Page 3.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - F-4 Phantom IIs
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II fighters in 1969. Page 7.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - My Tho
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photoh shows the burning of the My Tho Viet Cong base in 1968. Page 12.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Operation Georgia
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows American troops during Operation Georgia in 1966. Page 2.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Operation Oregon
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This image depicts Operation Oregon. Page 8.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Operation Yellowstone
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows American forces during Operation Yellowstone in 1968. Page 4.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - SEAL Teams
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows US Navy SEALs in action during 1967. Page 5.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - UH-1 Huey
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows an American UH-1 Huey helicopter in 1971. Page 11.

Vietnam War - Vietnam War Photographs - Viet Cong - Viet Cong Fighter
The Vietnam War saw American and North Vietnamese forces clash for nearly a decade. This gallery includes a variety of images from the conflict in Vietnam from the troops on the ground to the war in the air. This photo shows a Viet Cong fighter in 1968. Page 6.

Julius Caesar and the Battle of Munda
The Battle of Munda was fought in March 45 BC and was the final battle of Julius Caesar's civil war and allowed him to return to Rome to rule as dictator.

War of 1812 - Fighting in 1813
The second year of the War of 1812 saw the American win victories around Lake Erie but suffer setbacks elsewhere. Page 2.

War of 1812 - Fighting in 1813
The second year of the War of 1812 saw the American win victories around Lake Erie but suffer setbacks elsewhere.

War of 1812 - Fighting in 1813
The second year of the War of 1812 saw the American win victories around Lake Erie but suffer setbacks elsewhere. Page 3.

Battle of Ascalon in the First Crusade
The Battle of Ascalon was fought August 12, 1099 between Crusader forces and the Fatimids and resulted in the Crusaders sweeping the enemy from the field.

History of Memorial Day
Memorial Day began in several places during and shortly after the American Civil War as

Battle of the Bismarck Sea in World War II
The Battle of the Bismarck Sea was fought March 2-4, 1943, during World War II and saw Allied aircraft inflict heavy losses on the Japanese ships sailing from Rabaul to Lae.

USS Constitution Fights HMS Guerriere
USS Constitution engaged and captured HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 during the early days of the War of 1812 in the first in a series of single-ship victories for the US Navy.

Model 1853 Enfield Rifle - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a Model 1853 Enfield Rifle. Page 3.

3-inch Ordnance Rifle - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Artillery
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a 3-inch Ordnance Rifle. Page 8.

CSS Alabama - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Ships
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows the Confederate raider CSS Alabama. Page 2.

Model 1861 Colt Navy Revolver - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a Model 1861 Navy Revolver.

Model 1861 Springfield - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Small Arms
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a Model 1861 Springfield rifle. Page 12.

12-pounder Napoleon - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Artillery
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This image shows a 12-pounder Napoleon artillery piece. Page 7.

Parrott Rifle - Weapons of the American Civil War -Civil War Weapons - Civil War Artillery
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows Parrott Rifle. Page 9.

Sharps Rifle - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Small Arms
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a Sharps Rifle. Page 11.

Spencer Rifle Carbine - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Small Arms
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows a Spencer Rifle/Carbine. Page 10.

USS Monitor - Weapons of the American Civil War - Civil War Weapons - Civil War Ships - Ironclads
The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. This photo shows USS Monitor, the US Navy's first ironclad warship. Page 6.

Battle of Friedland in the Napoleonic Wars
The Battle of Friedland was fought June 14, 1807, during the Napoleonic Wars and resulted in Napoleon attacking the Russians and driving them from the field.

Battle of Waxhaws in the American Revolution
The Battle of Waxhaws was fought May 29, 1780, during the American Revolution and resulted in an American defeat that controversially saw the British continue to attack after they surrendered.

Battle of Cape Matapan in World War II
The Battle of Cape Matapan saw British naval forces inflict a severe defeat on the Italian Regia Marina on on March 27-29, 1941 during World War II.

Battle of Chapultepec in the Mexican-American War
The Battle of Chapultepec was fought September 12-13, 1847, during the Mexican-American War and featured American forces attacking Chapultepec Castle and gaining entry to Mexico City.

Fall of Saigon in the Vietnam War
The Fall of Saigon took place on April 30, 1975, when North Vietnamese troops captured the city and effectively ended the Vietnam War.

Battle of Santa Cruz in World War II
The Battle of Santa Cruz was fought October 25-27, 1942, during World War II and saw Japanese naval forces engage the US Navy in support of an offensive on Guadalcanal.

Battle of the Wabash in the Northwest Indian War
The Battle of the Wabash was fought November 4, 1791, during the Northwest Indian War and resulted in Major General Arthur St. Clair's force effectively being destroyed.

Admiral Lord Thomas Cochrane in the Napoleonic Wars
Admiral Lord Thomas Cochrane was an officer in the Royal Navy known for his daring exploits during the Napoleonic Wars who inspired the literary characters Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey.

Battle of Resaca de la Palma - Mexican-American War
The Battle of Resaca de la Palma was fought May 9, 1846, during the Mexican-American War. Attacking the day after their victory at Palo Alto the Americans succeeded in driving the Mexicans from the field.

Bristol Blenheim in World War II
The Bristol Blenheim was a light bomber used by the Royal Air Force during World War II that was also adapted to night fighter and photo reconnaissance variants.

Early Campaigns of World War I
With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the European powers began mobilizing their armies and launched campaigns on numerous fronts. Page 2.

Early Campaigns of World War I
With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the European powers began mobilizing their armies and launched campaigns on numerous fronts. Page 3.

Early Campaigns of World War I
With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the European powers began mobilizing their armies and launched campaigns on numerous fronts.

Battle of Lutzen in the Thirty Years' War
The Battle of Lutzen occurred on November 16, 1632 during the Thirty Years' War and resulted in a Swedish victory though gifted leader King Gustavus Adolphus was killed in the fighting.

Battle of Patay in the Hundred Years' War
The Battle of Patay was fought on June 18, 1429, during the Hundred Years' War and was the final action of the Loire Campaign.

Battle of Sluys in the Hundred Years' War
The Battle of Sluys was fought June 24, 1340 during the Hundred Years' War and saw the fleet of King Edward III engage and destroy the French fleet off Sluys.

Bartholomew Roberts - Black Bart the Pirate
Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart) was one of the most successful pirates of all time capturing over 470 ships in his brief two and half year career.

Renault FT-17 Tank in World War I
The Renault FT-17 was the first tank to possess a fully rotating turret and saw extensive use by the Allies on the Western Front of World War I.

Battle of Loos in World War I
The Battle of Loos was British offensive during World War I conducted between September 25 and October 14, 1915 and marked the first British use of poison gas during the war.

Battle of Breitenfeld in the Thirty Years' War
The Battle of Breitenfeld was fought September 17, 1631, during the Thirty Years' War and saw the Swedes win decisive victory over Catholic forces.

Battle of Poltava in the Great Northern War
The Battle of Poltava was fought July 8, 1709, during the Great Northern War and saw Peter the Great crush Charles XII's Swedish army.

Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War
The Siege of Paris began September 19, 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War and lasted for over four months until the Prussian attackers began shelling the city.