The British had been deeply impressed by the performance of German eight-wheel armored cars, so now they asked the Americans to produce an Allied version.…

On the far bank were two lines of French defenses featuring trenches, barbed wire, concrete pillboxes, anti-tank guns, and machine-guns. The fall of France was…

Their presence was vital to protect these heavily laden and incredibly valuable ships from attack by foreign powers and pirates. Emerging in the mid-16th century,…