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  • Ulysses Grant’s Last Campaign

    The porcelain clock on the mantle marks the moment time stopped in the cozy vacation cottage high on a hill above the Hudson River Valley. The Adirondack Mountains shimmer on one...

  • The Nixon-Abrams Clash

    The battle between the president and his general...

  • Mastermind of Dunkirk

    In 1940 more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were trapped on the French coastline. Bertram Ramsay got them out...

  • Experience | The Insurgent

    In 1991, after years of fighting, Ukraine finally gained independence from the Soviet Union. So did Dmytro Verholjak...

  • Interview with Frank J. Williams: Lincoln Lodestar

    Frank Williams grew up in Cranston, R.I., and rose to serve as chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. He de-stresses by baking, cooking, and writing, but his most...

  • 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...