revenge of the flemish lion
Rebellious guild workers stood their ground at Courtrai in 1302 against knights sent by French King Philip IV to crush them. The outcome of the Battle of the Golden Spurs shook the feudal world to its core.
By William E. Welsh
panzer fury at caen
British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery's attack on the key road network was met by German units with enough high-quality armor to inflict heavy damage on Allied forces. But the British and Canadians never shrank from the daunting task.
By Kelly Bell
shock of the charge
Prince RupertÕs Royalists sought to secure the north of England for King Charles I in July 1644, but the Parliamentarians had other thoughts. The Battle of Marston Moor decided the matter.
By Eric Niderost
"a terrible cyclone"
Braxton Bragg wanted to deliver a knockout blow to William Rosecrans at Chickamauga Creek in northern Georgia. But events did not work out as planned.
By Lawrence Weber
triumph at plassey
A British counteroffensive led by Colonel Robert Clive in the Bengal region of India in 1757 culminated in a showdown with the Nawab of Bengal during a driving monsoon.
By Louis Ciotola
Although the Varangian Guard was called on to
carry out many brutal missions, its members maintained
a strict code of ethics within their ranks.
The M79 grenade launcher bridged the gap
between a hand grenade and supporting mortar
fire for U.S. ground forces in Vietnam.
The details of Operation Foxley, a British attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, were a closely guarded secret for decades.
The British Navy had an effective strategy in hand to deal with German raiders when World War I broke out.
The National World War I Museum gives
visitors a sense of the terrible price paid by the United States and its allies in the Great War.
Warface guns for Xbox 360, Rambo draws more blood in a videogame comeback attempt, and Homefront hopes the second timeÕs the charm.