Published: October 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm
As director of the Center of Military History, Robert J. Dalessandro is responsible for preserving and relating the peacetime and wartime history of the U.S. Army, a job the retired colonel takes very seriously.
Published: September 08, 2013 at 5:22 pm
In his new book Command and Control, author Eric Schlosser looks at the safety of the nation's nuclear arsenal, with a focus on the 1980 accident at a Titan II missile silo in Damascus, Ark.
Published: July 03, 2013 at 5:24 pm
In his new book Through the Perilous Fight, author Steve Vogel looks at the six weeks in 1814 that proved critical in the United States' follow-up war with Britain.
Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:57 pm
Parker's research links global climate change to widespread warfare in the 17th century. (Jussi Puikkonen/KNAW)In his big new book, Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the 17th Century, distinguished historian Geoffrey Parker addresses a very big subject: …
Published: February 28, 2013 at 11:39 am
Pulitzer Prize–winning author-historian Rick Atkinson has completed the final volume of his Liberation Trilogy, a history of the U.S. Army in Europe in World War II.
Published: January 04, 2013 at 1:17 pm
For his new book My American Revolution, Robert Sullivan combined thorough research with extraordinary fieldwork to illuminate the American Revolution and draw ties to the present.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 5:24 pm
Archivist and veteran Doug Sterner has spent more than a decade compiling a thorough awards database for American military personnel that stretches back to the Civil War.
Published: September 07, 2012 at 3:11 pm
Patrick Chauvel has spent decades photographing war, from the 1967 Six-Day War to the recent conflict in Libya.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 7:04 pm
Boston University professor and retired U.S. Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich reassesses the efficacy of war in the 20th century.
Published: May 03, 2012 at 10:20 pm
J.C.A. Stagg addresses the War of 1812 in his latest book, looking at the causes of the war, the performance of U.S. forces, and the winners and losers of the conflict.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 3:44 pm
Cornell historian David J. Silbey takes an in-depth look at China's 1900 Boxer Rebellion in his new book, The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China.
Published: January 06, 2012 at 10:08 pm
Charles Stanish, UCLA archaeologist and professor of anthropology, discusses war and formation of the earliest states.
Published: November 04, 2011 at 3:29 pm
In his new book The Storm of War, Cambridge-educated historian Andrew Roberts takes another look at German competence and Russian sacrifice in World War II.
Published: September 08, 2011 at 2:46 pm
Doug Waller reveals OSS founder "Wild Bill" Donovan, chosen across party lines by Franklin Roosevelt, and a man revered by his agents and reviled by the Pentagon.
Published: July 08, 2011 at 3:10 pm
James Delgado, director of NOAA's Maritime Heritage Program, speaks to the importance of preserving and interpreting our historic military shipwrecks.
Published: March 04, 2011 at 4:36 pm
Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose dedicates his book How Wars End, "To "the victims of bad planning."