20th – 21st Century
Published: March 30, 2015 at 11:36 am
Congress enacted Prohibition but lawmakers didn’t go dry, thanks to bootlegger George Cassiday—the “Man in the Green Hat”—who set up shop on Capitol Hill
Published: March 30, 2015 at 11:35 am
Seventy years ago, the Allies celebrated V-E Day, closing the Western theater of World War II. Here in their own words, two Americans take stock of what happened
Published: March 27, 2015 at 1:25 pm
Canadian author Brian Dippie sure knows his Western artists, with books on Frederic Remington, Charlie Russell and George Catlin
Published: March 27, 2015 at 12:59 pm
Texas photographer Robb Kendrick turns back the clock to capture today’s cowboys in tintypes
Published: February 25, 2015 at 6:05 pm
The Allied intervention in Russia precipitated the Cold War, while the Falklands War brought down an Argentine junta. Can you name other conflicts with unintended consequences?…
Published: February 25, 2015 at 5:27 pm
In 1918 Woodrow Wilson committed to an Allied intervention in a reeling Russia and stumbled into a brewing Cold War
Published: February 25, 2015 at 4:51 pm
The versatile British FV101 Scorpion tracked reconnaissance vehicle and its variants have been in use on battlefields worldwide since 1972.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 2:05 pm
Judy, by Damien Lewis, relates the surprising story of a pointer that served as a mascot on the Royal Navy gunboats Gnat and Grasshopper during World War II in the Far East.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 1:44 pm
Obedient Unto Death is Werner Kindler's detailed, often harrowing account of armored operations of the elite German Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler during World War II.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 12:54 pm
In The Second Pearl Harbor, Gene Eric Salecker reveals the causes and consequences of a devastating explosion that rocked the West Loch section of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on May 22, 1944.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 12:34 pm
In his book Home Squadron, James Rentfrow relates the late 19th century transformation of the U.S. Navy into a fleet with global reach.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 12:25 pm
War Planning 1914 assesses the prewar plans of the six major European participants in World War I, in particular exposing the weaknesses that led to years-long stalemates on all fronts.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 11:35 am
Readers' letters in the May 2015 issue of Military History sound off about Cold War Europe, lessons from Operations Desert Storm, the Celtic-Roman cultural and military clash, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, King Philip's War and ongoing tensions in the Middle East between Muslims and Judeo-Christians.
Published: January 29, 2015 at 3:16 pm
Think all those action-packed film scenes of Indian warriors chasing the lone stage were pure Hollywood hokum? Well, think again, as such attacks did happen in the real West
Published: January 29, 2015 at 12:46 pm
In her latest book New Mexico author Lynda A. Sánchez delves further into the history of the Apache people
Published: January 29, 2015 at 11:27 am
Frederic Remington rendered "Border Patrol" en grisaille, a technique that better enabled engravers to faithfully duplicate an artist’s work