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."
Published: March 02, 2011 at 3:22 pm
Frank Buckles, 110, the last surviving American soldier from World War I, died on February 27, 2011
Published: January 07, 2011 at 12:00 pm
In his books "Forgotten Victory" (2001) and "The Chief" (2011), British military historian Gary Sheffield lays to rest many of the persistent myths about World War I and British Army Field Marshal Douglas Haig.
Published: November 04, 2010 at 12:58 pm
Lin Ezell, director of the five-year-old National Museum of the Marine Corps, discusses the museum's innovative building design, its mission and its future plans.
Published: September 01, 2010 at 4:00 pm
Best-selling author Sebastian Junger joined an Army combat infantry unit on its 15-month deployment to research his latest book, War.
Published: July 09, 2010 at 3:38 pm
Author and Newsweek editor Evan Thomas' new book The War Lovers relates the ramp-up to the Spanish-American War and the role played by Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge and William Randolph Hearst.
Published: May 07, 2010 at 12:14 pm
French-born journalist Ted Morgan covered the initial stages of America's involvement in Vietnam as a reporter and now share his observations about the earlier French defeat at Dien Bien Phu.
Published: March 04, 2010 at 3:37 pm
Sir Max Hastings served (albeit briefly) in the British army, covered 11 conflicts worldwide as a journalist and reporter and has since written nearly two dozen military histories.
Published: January 12, 2010 at 6:54 pm
P.W. Singer - a senior fellow at the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution and a former consultant to the departments of State and Defense - explores the history, development and current state of military robotics in his new book Wired for War.
Published: November 05, 2009 at 6:06 pm
Journalist and historian Rick Atkinson, who covered the Gulf War and Iraq War for The Washington Post, is working on the final volume of his World War II "Liberation Trilogy."
Published: April 29, 2009 at 11:01 am
In 1948 Gail Halvorsen flew to Germany to serve as a transport pilot during the Berlin Airlift. His decision to drop candy to Berlin's isolated children -- a mission dubbed Operation Little Vittles -- became the public relations coup of the Cold War.