In 1943 some Italian prisoners of war on Scotland’s Orkney Islands decided to convert a pair of steel huts into their own place of worship.
An alternative newspaper for American GIs in Vietnam offered some raw glimpses into the conflict
In 1914, as World War I erupted across Europe, James “Mac” McConnell knew he could no longer stay on the sidelines
In 1914, days after it declared war on Germany, Great Britain set up a secret propaganda bureau to help defeat the enemy
In 1864 Harry Cooke performed for the president. Soon he was spying for the Union army
In 1944 a 30-year-old tank commander from a well-known Kentucky whiskey family made a name for himself at the Battle of Leyte
In 1782, just a few years into its nationhood, the United States was forced to grapple with the issue of revenge as an instrument of war
In 1918 Captain George S. Patton Jr. sent his wife, Beatrice, a blow-by-blow account of his role in the Saint-Mihiel offensive
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