20th – 21st Century
Published: January 03, 2013 at 1:54 pm
Mad Catz' flight combat game Damage Inc. allows a player to dogfight one's way through the major battles of the Pacific Theater in World War II.
Published: November 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm
Sculptor Curtis Fort forgoes his familiar cowboys for Indian gals in "Return of the Hunters."
Published: November 29, 2012 at 4:36 pm
In Forty-Seventh Star, David Holtby relates New Mexico's years-long struggle for statehood, marked by boosterism, capitalism and down-and-dirty partisan politics.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 3:48 pm
In the February issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about the Wells, Fargo & Co. ledgers, Tombstone (Ariz.) Judge Wells Spicer, the Little Bighorn battlefield and Australia's ties to Texas.
Published: November 09, 2012 at 5:51 pm
Commemorating with caution
During the sesquicentennial, just how far can Southern sympathizers go without being flagged for excessive celebration?
Separating the South's military heroes from their personally held beliefs and the perception they were fighting in defense of slavery has …
Published: November 02, 2012 at 6:35 pm
Could the Allies have broken out of Caen sooner had they had more Sherman Fireflies? Could the Germans have held out with more Tigers?…
Published: November 02, 2012 at 6:07 pm
Developed in the crucible of World War I trench warfare, the American Mark I knife saw use in World War II with airborne troops, Army Rangers and Marine Raiders.
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: October 25, 2012 at 3:11 pm
'National Salute to Veterans' honoring our 22 million American veterans airs on PBS Nov. 11, 2012, with co-hosts Joe Mantegna ('Criminal Minds') and Gary Sinise ('CSI: New York').
Published: October 03, 2012 at 12:09 pm
How do you feel about vigilante (read "mob") action in the Wild West? Was it ever justified? Specifically, was it justified in the case of Jim Miller, aka "Killin' Jim" and "Deacon Jim"? Miller had gotten away with murder one …
Published: October 02, 2012 at 6:34 pm
Prolific Western writer Chris Enss has delved into the lives of ordinary Westerners, though the extraordinary Custers have also drawn her interest.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:11 pm
In this new release of the fanciful 1939 version of Frontier Marshal, Randolph Scott portrays Wyatt Earp, Cesar Romero his friend Doc "Halliday."