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  • The Voice of Experience

    There were higher-scoring fighter aces and other hotshot test pilots, but nobody did both quite like Chuck Yeager. Few, if any, individuals are as well-known in the annals...

  • Valor | The Fighting Parson

    The Rev. James Adams is the only clergyman and the last of just five civilians to have received the Victoria Cross—Britain’s highest award for gallantry in the face of the...

  • From The Crossroads: As Good As Gould

    During the East Woods fighting early in the Battle of Antietam, the 10th Maine Infantry found itself hotly engaged with Confederates concealed within the woods. Looking to his...

  • Classic Dispatches | Torpedoed!

    In 1915 Egan made headlines all over the world when she survived a deadly submarine attack on the British passenger ship Barulos. She wrote about the experience for the Saturday...

  • Unknown | Lost Leader

    Oliver Law fought racism at home and fascism abroad...

  • Arsenal | M19 60 mm Mortar

    The 1st and 2nd platoons of B Company, 9th Marine Regiment, attacked North Vietnamese Army positions on Hill 861 near Khe Sanh on April 24, 1967, and came under heavy fire as they...

  • Insight Confederate Window: The Southern Bivouac Gave Western Theater Confederates Their Due

    Former Confederates wrote accounts of their wartime experiences for various magazines and newspapers including The Southern Bivouac....

  • Hallowed Ground | Bosworth Field, England

    When Henry Tudor, Lancastrian claimant to the throne of England, landed with an army in southwest Wales, on Aug. 7, 1485, it was no surprise. Richard III had kept a close eye on...