Historian Nick Lloyd reexamines the closing days of World War I, examining the root causes of the shift in the Allies' favor.
This dual biography by Thomas Harding profiles Rudolf Höss, the wartime Kommandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, and Hanns Alexander, the Jewish leader of the British intelligence unit tasked with tracking down Nazis, including Hoss.
After his stinging first defeat on French soil, the emperor struck back at the invading allies in a last-ditch campaign
Successful military operations depend on thorough planning and fall apart under poorly reasoned assumptions
The eyewitness accounts and images from wars past offer insight into the the hows and whys of human conflict.
Readers' letters in the May 2014 issue of Military History sound off about the medical innovations spawned by war, Doolittle Raider Dick Cole, the 1814 siege of Fort Erie, the myth of Soviet superiority and World War II author Rick Atkinson.
Designed by Americans and introduced by the British, the Lewis proved the most reliable and versatile Allied light machine gun of World War I.
Patrick Hallinan, executive director of Arlington National Cemetery, discusses the sesquicentennial of America's most hallowed ground and plans for its future.
From exploding bats to the Great Panjandrum, here’s our rundown of some of combat’s kookiest contraptions
Ed Offley reveals the German U-boat campaign along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and its steep costs for the Allies in the early months of World War II.
Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer recall the 1967 capture and execution of infamous Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara and suggest parallels to the 2011 killing of Osama Bin Laden.
Edited by Rolf Michaelis, this memoir paints a chilling picture of the World War II German paramilitary unit SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger.
Robert MacPherson further reveals the World War II contributions of the Navajo code talkers in this profile of Samuel Holiday.
On April 18, 1942, in the northwest Pacific, aviation legend Jimmy Doolittle and copilot Dick Cole led a flight of 16 B-25B bombers from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet bound for targets in Japan. Cole shares his memories of that historic raid.
After a seesaw clash of determined enemies, neither the Americans nor the British ended up with the prize
Despite is susceptibility to Stingers, the Mi-24 assault gunship packs a sting of its own and has proved an enduring war machine.