Joan of Arc
By Kelly DeVries
In 1429 a 17-year-old peasant girl led the French, in the name of God, to long-awaited victories over an English occupation force.
America’s Instant Fleet
By Stephan Wilkinson
During World War II, shipyards turned out 2,751 Liberty ships.
Portfolio: The Past Recaptured
Photographs of uniformed Grande Armée veterans—37 years after Napoléon’s death.
Zama: Turning Point in the Desert
By Richard A. Gabriel
Scipio and Hannibal face off at the 202 bc Battle of Zama.
Sensitivity Training for Generals?
By James Lacey
A move toward kinder, gentler generals doesn’t square with history.
Paths to Glory: Medal of Honor Winners Smedley Butler and Dan Daly
By David T. Zabecki
The lives of decorated U.S. Marines Smedley Butler and Dan Daly.
Rome’s Craftiest General: Scipio Africanus
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Aspern-Essling
Hundred Years’ War: Joan of Arc and the Siege of Orléans
Was Joan of Arc’s brief but significant run of success due to her own intuitive genius or the martial talents of her soldiers?