The lumbering German 42cm M-Gerät howitzer was designed to reduce the stout Allied defensive fortresses along the Western Front, a job it did effectively despite its limited mobility.
Imperial War Museum Director-General Diane Lees discusses the museum's revamped atrium and galleries and its ongoing activities tied to the World War I centennial.
The discovery of a frozen corpse in the winter of 1675 sparked war between New England's Indians and settlers
In his latest book, Dark Invasion, 1915, Howard Blum explores America's first brush with Homeland Security issues as it confronted German spies in the lead-up to the U.S. entry into World War I.
In Soldier Girls, Helen Thorpe traces the combat experiences of three female soldiers in recent conflicts in the Middle East to explore how war changes women.
In his study When Soldiers Fall, Steven Casey looks at the changing methodology and intent behind American military casualty reporting since World War I.
The First World War in Colour, by Peter Walther, showcases 320 rare color images from a conflict more often imagined in black and white.
Readers' letters in the January 2015 issue of Military History sound off about American preparedness in the early months of the Korean War and the Lend-Lease program during World War II.
How often does human conflict, absent more compelling causes, stem from simple cultural misunderstanding?
Steven Pressfield steps out on a ledge with The Lion's Gate, his "hybrid history" of the Six-Day War, and the resulting narrative is vivid and impossible to set down.
Cambridge professor David Reynolds has a look at World War I from his side of the Atlantic.
Yaniv Barzilai, a State Department special rep during the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, delivers a controversial account of those early days.
In his latest Napoleonic-era title Michael Leggiere profiles Prussian master commander Gebhard von Blücher.
An aristocratic title couldn’t keep the venturesome Earl of Suffolk from life on the razor’s edge in wartime Europe
In his new book War of Attrition, British historian William Philpott re-examines the causes, conduct and lasting effects of World War I.
The Russian BMP infantry fighting vehicle was a latecomer but has served its purpose well since 1966.