The 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf, fought between the Allies and Japan, is perhaps the largest naval battle in history. Four separate engagements took place.
The reasons for what started ww1 are primarily: 1) Frantic Austro-Hungarian attempts to preserve the empire; 2) German, French and Russian politics gone mad
The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available fo
America launched the Battle of Cantigny on May 27, 1918 to take a village on the high ground that needed to be denied to German artillery spotters.
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was part of the final Allied offensive in World War I. Over 1.2 mil. American soldiers fought until the Armistice of Nov. 1918
The Strategic Defensive Initiative was a Reagan-era program that envisioned a futuristic defensive system to prevent missile attacks from the USSR
The Russian-Afghan War was the Soviet Union's Vietnam, a quagmire from which it could not extricate itself for nearly a decade.
Churchill's Iron Curtain speech in 1946, ranks as one of the most famous speeches ever made, an announcement of the beginning of the Cold War