Jeeps come by their rugged reputation honestly—after all, they were created to assist troops in WWII.
John Burns showed his commitment to the United States—and its union—until his final days.
Innovative design ensured the two worked together seamlessly.
During the Battle of Villers-Bocage, tanks went head-to-head.
The children's author's macabre sense of humor and appreciation of darkness were likely sharpened by his combat history.
See the changes wrought by a single century.
Though even they don't know the tomb's precise location, the Darkhad continue to keep their leader's final resting place a treasured secret.
Pigs, buckets, and dogs were flash points for conflicts that could have been easily avoided.
Chiune Sugihara is believed to have saved five times as many lives as his more famous counterpart, Oskar Schindler.
Tubman led 150 men in a military operation that freed 750 enslaved people and wreaked havoc on Confederate troops.
Cathay Williams was inspired to join the U.S. Army during her time pressed into service in the Civil War.
These infrequently shared photos re-contextualize the global conflict.
Ronald Ridgeway survived long years in a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp.
Chinese, British, and Portuguese forces combined couldn't take down Ching Shih.
Meet Rick Rescorla, a US and UK vet whose quick action saved countless souls in 2001.
This short-lived service has maintained a large presence in our historical imagination.
Created in the wake of WWII, WHO has changed the world many times over.