This Week in Army History: 12 – 18 April

18 April 1775 A provisional brigade of 700 British light infantry, grenadiers, and marines is organized for a “powder” raid on Concord, Massachusetts. On the night of the 18th, the […]

This Week in Army History: 22 – 28 March

24 March 1945 The U.S. 17th Airborne Division and British 6th Airborne Division launch Operation VARSITY, a daylight parachute and glider assault into landing zones east of the Rhine River, […]

8 – 14 February

9 February 1944 The Bronze Star Medal is authorized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to be awarded “for heroic or meritorious service against the enemy not involving aerial flight.” It […]