20th – 21st Century
Published: February 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm
On the eve of America’s entry into World War I, saboteurs plotted—and carried out—attacks on the U.S. home front
Published: February 27, 2013 at 2:16 pm
Frederik Logevall examines the critical period of regional and world tensions that flared up into America's Vietnam War.
Published: February 27, 2013 at 2:06 pm
Geoffrey Roberts has written a well-researched, candid biography of Soviet General Georgy Zhukov, an impressive if only intermittently sympathetic commander.
Published: February 13, 2013 at 5:04 pm
Union soldiers, civilian workers and contrabands made the U.S. Capital the world's most heavily fortified city during the conflict. Most of the forts and other military installations were quickly dismantled after the fighting came to an end, and much …
Published: February 01, 2013 at 2:14 pm
Roy Young is editor of the Wild West History Association Journal and researches the West, including the tales of three Stil(l)wells.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Landscape artist William Haskell renders moody dry-brush watercolors in which he only hints at human figures.
Published: January 22, 2013 at 5:48 pm
The new Military Channel series "Ultimate Warfare" looks at pivotal battles from World War II to the present day.
Published: January 15, 2013 at 4:10 pm
Newly recovered Hood papers refute Spring Hill story
Confederate General John Bell Hood has always been blamed for allowing Union Maj. Gen. John Schofield to slip past him at Spring Hill, Tenn., on November 29, 1864, setting the stage for …
Published: January 04, 2013 at 3:51 pm
The Soviet postwar occupation of Lithuania sparked bitter resistance from partisans known as the Forest Brothers
Published: January 04, 2013 at 3:14 pm
Developed during the Cold War to counter Soviet armor, the M29 recoilless spigot gun could fire nuclear-tipped warheads at close-range targets.
Published: January 04, 2013 at 2:58 pm
With roots and etymology in the 19th century Punjab region of India, punji stakes came into their own a century later as a guerrilla weapon during the Vietnam War.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 3:42 pm
In Uncommon Warriors author Ken Sayers introduces the histories of the U.S. Navy's most obscure, unusual and specialized vessels, from famous warships to obscure spy craft.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 3:33 pm
David Stone's new book Shattered Genius traces the rise and fall of the German general staff in the decades leading up to World War II and during the course of war itself.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 2:06 pm
Into the Breach at Pusan, by Kenneth W. Estes, relates the remarkable Korean War performance of the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, clearing up several myths along the way.
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."