St. Nazaire: The Greatest Raid of WWII

St. Nazaire: The Greatest Raid of WWII

On this day in 1942, the British launched a daring attack on a German-held dry dock. The St. Nazaire Raid would go down as one of the greatest raids of the twentieth century--but success came at a price.

Sullivan Ballou: A Soldier's Farewell

Sullivan Ballou: A Soldier's Farewell

Union Army officer Sullivan Ballou, born on March 28, 1829 in Rhode Island, is remembered for his eloquent and heart-wrenching farewell letter to his wife, Sarah. Ballou was killed at the First Battle of Bull Run just one week after sending the letter.

Watch: Airstrikes on Tikrit

Watch: Airstrikes on Tikrit

US-led coalition forces conducted 17 airstrikes against ISIS forces in Tikrit this week, destroying enemy strongholds.

US-led Airpower  Hits ISIS in Tikrit (VIDEO)

US-led Airpower Hits ISIS in Tikrit (VIDEO)

United States Central Command announced that coalition forces conduced 20 airstrikes against ISIS forces in Tikrit over the last 48 hours in what has become a new battleground.

The Chinook Helicopter: A Brief History

The Chinook Helicopter: A Brief History

The big, brawny, twin-engine Chinook helicopter has been a key tool for the U.S. Army for more than 50 years, and will be in service for years to come.