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General George S. Patton suffered his only military defeat during the fighting at Fort Driant in the fall of 1944.

George S. Patton’s Lost Battle

Tombstones at the World War One Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial near Verdun, France.

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — 100 years ago

Just after midnight on June 6, 1944, 82nd Airborne penetrated enemy airspace over Normandy’s Cotentin Peninsula, and eight minutes later jumped into history.

82nd Airborne’s Stunning 1-Day KIA at Normandy

Many of the Canadian soldiers killed in Flanders Fields during the First World War have never been identified and lie in unmarked graves such as the ones seen here in the Passchendaele New British Cemetery.

Is enough taught as 100th anniversary of First World War’s end nears

A British supply lorry reinforcing the Eighth Army - commanded by Sir Bernard Montgomery in the Egyptian desert - suffers a near miss from an explosive as it makes its way towards the battle, in a picture taken in 1942.

Desert Rats return to El Alamein: British WWII heroes recall ‘hell on earth’ as they revisit Egyptian battlefield where they inflicted the Nazis’ first defeat of the war after crushing Rommel’s Afrika Korps.

The shocking new research suggests the total number of excess deaths was ‘comparable to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.’ An image from the 'Grable' test at the site is pictured

How hundred above-ground Nevada A-bomb tests during the 1950s exposed MILLIONS to ‘tremendous’ amounts of radiation and may have killed up to 695,000.

Pearl Harbor survivors to remember those killed.

I’m giving $1 million to help wounded American veterans, to express my thanks.

Chinese-Canadian veterans fought in secret WWII unit and helped change laws.

The Battle of Britain, says Canadian historian Hugh Halliday, “represented the first commitment of the Royal Canadian Air Force to combat in [the Second World War], although the Canadian role was small compared to future operations”. The summer of 1940 was a dark time for the Allied Forces during the Second World War. A large […]