Obedient Unto Death is Werner Kindler's detailed, often harrowing account of armored operations of the elite German Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler during World War II.
The Longest Afternoon is Cambridge University professor Brendan Simms' detailed account of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo defense of the stone farmhouse La Haye Sainte.
In The Second Pearl Harbor, Gene Eric Salecker reveals the causes and consequences of a devastating explosion that rocked the West Loch section of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on May 22, 1944.
In his book Home Squadron, James Rentfrow relates the late 19th century transformation of the U.S. Navy into a fleet with global reach.
War Planning 1914 assesses the prewar plans of the six major European participants in World War I, in particular exposing the weaknesses that led to years-long stalemates on all fronts.
Readers' letters in the May 2015 issue of Military History sound off about Cold War Europe, lessons from Operations Desert Storm, the Celtic-Roman cultural and military clash, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, King Philip's War and ongoing tensions in the Middle East between Muslims and Judeo-Christians.
The determining factors in the outcome of warfare are as varied as the root causes themselves. But determination to see it through, to vanquish one's enemy, is paramount.
Royal Navy pilot Rutland earned a reputation as a WWI hero before a misstep led to his disgrace in 1941
Curtiss-Wright's shark-nosed P-40 Warhawks gained their greatest fame over Burma, but the plane saw service on many fronts during World War II.
National D-Day Memorial director April Cheek-Messier discusses the memorial and its unique relationship to neighboring Bedford, Va.
Readers' letters in the March 2015 issue of Military History sound off about lessons learned from Desert Storm, legacies of the Roman empire and the Cold War distribution of U.S. troops in Europe.
In exploring the root of human conflict throughout history one cannot ignore the power of belief in a nation's or an individual's particular cause.
In his second history of Arlington National Cemetery, Robert Poole relates stories centering on Section 60, resting place of fallen American soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq.
British Special Operations Executive veteran Leigh Fermor issues his long-awaited firsthand account of the 1944 kidnapping of the commanding German general from Crete.
Historian Reinhold Busch takes a disquieting look behind German lines during the brutal 1942-43 fight for Stalingrad.
British military scholar Gordon Corrigan relates the dynamics of medieval warfare and politics in his history of the Hundred Years' War.