Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:39 pm
In Hitler's Spy Chief, Richard Bassett delivers a sympathetic profile of Wilhelm Canaris, a top-ranking German intelligence officer who dared defy Hitler.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:26 pm
Birds of Steel is a World War II flight combat simulation game with historically accurate planes that boast realistic controls.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 2:43 pm
Well-bred European military officers of the era often had more in common with enemies than they did with allies
Published: September 06, 2012 at 11:35 am
Readers' letters in the November 2012 issue of Military History sound off about the uncontrollable aspects of combat, American privateers in the War of 1812, military theorist Alfred Thayer Mahan and the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 7:27 pm
The Bofors L/60 was the mainstay weapon of anti-aircraft defense aboard U.S. Navy warships and remains in use worldwide.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 7:20 pm
The U.S. Army sought a weapon to counter human-wave assaults, such as those waged by Chinese soldiers against Americans in the Korean War. The Claymore fit the bill.
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: July 05, 2012 at 6:18 pm
Readers' letters in the September 2012 issue of Military History sound off about the strategic importance of oil, profiles of military theorists Alfred Thayer Mahan and Emory Upton, the ancient Persian military, the tanks at Kasserine Pass and winter (make that summer) in the southern hemisphere.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 5:42 pm
Color photography, motion pictures and digital imagery have brought a new immediacy to the chronicle of human warfare.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:56 pm
In his book December 1941 British historian Evan Mawdsley takes readers beyond Pearl Harbor to the series of shocking events that launched World War II.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:43 pm
In his new book Terror in the Balkans, Ben Shepherd takes on the relentlessly divisive and war-torn region of the Balkans.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:31 pm
Ludwig Dyck's book The Roman Barbarian Wars provides an in-depth look at Rome's early wars with tribal factions, an era that gave rise to the empire.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:14 pm
Sniper Elite V2 draws from the real-life 1945 Operation Overcast, but leans on more modern-day fantasy run-and-gun action.
Published: July 05, 2012 at 3:12 pm
In late 1944 U.S. paratroopers made a daylight crossing of the Waal River in flimsy boats under intense enemy fire
Published: May 03, 2012 at 11:13 pm
Grasping the motivations behind armed conflict is a key to understanding the conduct of warriors in all times and places.
Published: May 03, 2012 at 11:01 pm
Readers' letters in the July 2012 issue of Military History sound off about the Pearl Harbor legacy of the fated Argentinian light cruiser General Belgrano, the Boxer Rebellion, Roman emperors, Francis Scott Key, the Northrop P-61, George Washington's home brew and our talented cartographer Steve Walkowiak.