Published: November 02, 2012 at 5:52 pm
The German Wehrmacht's adaptable Nebelwerfer was capable of firing rocket-propelled rounds with a variety of warheads from a range of platforms.
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: November 02, 2012 at 4:37 pm
Decades before World War II, Japan demonstrated its military might to Russia and the other Great Powers
Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:49 pm
Thomas Ricks book The Generals looks at the effects of bureaucratization on the U.S. military from World War I through the modern-day conflicts in the Middle East.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:27 pm
Ian F.W. Beckett's new book The Making of the First World War presents essays on lesser-known episodes of the war that nevertheless had long-term repercussions.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:54 pm
Author Michael Stephenson cites soldiers' firsthand accounts of death in combat in his ambitious albeit flawed book The Last Full Measure.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:40 pm
In The Gods of Prophetstown author Adam Jortner examines the 1811 conflict between the United States and an eastern Indian confederacy that served as a prelude to the War of 1812.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:10 pm
Readers' letters in the January 2013 issue of Military History sound off about the Jamestown Rediscovery Project, the 1814 Battle of Chippawa and the post-World War II conflict in the Balkans.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 12:30 pm
"History is written by the victors" remains among the hoariest aphorisms of military history, especially in the age of open digital archives.
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: September 07, 2012 at 2:34 pm
Versions of the reliable French-made 12-pounder Napoléon cannon saw use by both sides during the American Civil War.
Published: September 07, 2012 at 2:04 pm
The billhook enabled a foot soldier to unseat a passing knight, slash at him or punch a hole through his armor.
Published: September 07, 2012 at 1:51 pm
Football analogies may work well toward explaining traditional combat but not so much modern-day unconventional warfare.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:27 pm
Jorg Muth's Command Culture is a compelling analysis of officer training in the early 20th century German and American armies and the implications on the outcome of World War II.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:13 pm
The Long Road to Antietam, by Richard Slotkin, draws connections between the Union victory at that bloody 1862 battle and Lincoln's decision to free the slaves.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:51 pm
James Wright's Those Who Have Borne the Battle looks at the men and women who have served during America's wars, from the revolution to modern day, and how Americans at large have treated those warriors.