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Company E, was one of the first divisions to land on the beach during the Normandy invasion.

5 legendary speeches delivered on D-Day’s blood-stained battlefields and beyond over 75 years

"Whenever the world makes you cynical, stop and think of these men. Whenever you lose hope, stop and think of these men."
President Ronald Reagan, campaigning for a second term of office, smiles during a rally speech at the California State Capitol the day before the 1984 presidential election

The winning slogan from every US presidential campaign since 1948

Those seeking to be elected president must distill their message to America into a few short, memorable words. Some have managed better than others.

74 years ago, the Allies beat back the Nazis’ last major western offensive — here are 16 photos from the Battle of the Bulge

German troops slammed into Allied lines on December 16, 1944. It took six weeks for the Allies to fight back to their original positions.

A year before D-Day, Allied forces made their first thrust into the ‘soft underbelly of Europe’ — here’s how Operation Husky p...

The July 1943 invasion of Sicily was the Allies' first thrust into Europe and set the stage for future landings around the continent, especially the D-Day invasion of Normandy nearly a year later. The operation was led by some of the war's most storied Allied commanders.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during a visit to the Monument to the Dead of World War II in Rio de Janeiro, August 14, 2018.

Mattis gave a blunt warning against generals becoming politicians, and in neighboring country where this is happening

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling through South America to boost US ties, and while in Brazil, he was about the military's role in politics — a touchy subject in Latin America's biggest country.