Published: March 04, 2013 at 2:15 pm
Some Reversals of fortune in World War II would have had huge consequences and yet make for uninteresting counterfactuals. The shifts in outcome are simply too obvious.
In the case of Operation Overlord, the June 1944 D-Day landings, an Allied …
Published: March 04, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Aviation History Reader Poll
The April 1943 mission to intercept and kill Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the Pearl Harbor attack, set a military precedent. Do you think it is acceptable to specifically target military leaders like Yamamoto for …
Published: February 28, 2013 at 11:39 am
Pulitzer Prize–winning author-historian Rick Atkinson has completed the final volume of his Liberation Trilogy, a history of the U.S. Army in Europe in World War II.
Published: February 27, 2013 at 6:33 pm
Readers' letters in the May 2013 issue of Military History sound off about the Iran–Iraq War, Gallipoli and a misplaced division.
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 2:39 pm
Jonathan North has translated and edited this firsthand French account of the Invasion of Russia during the Napoleonic wars.
Published: February 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm
Ronald Utt has written a very readable account of the War of 1812, centered primarily on U.S. naval actions.
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 25, 2013 at 5:53 pm
Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, gives insight into the war's final chapter, in this interview with Vietnam magazine about her life and her work
Published: January 31, 2013 at 11:52 am
Paul Lee Johnson delves into the background of the McLaury brothers, best known for dying at the hands of the Earps and Doc Holliday during that infamous 1881 Tombstone gunfight.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 11:40 am
Published by the Lincoln County Historical Society, this volume paints a fuller portrait of the denizens of a district primarily known for Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett and an infamous range war.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 11:06 am
Michael Cimino's plodding, sermonizing plot tests viewers' patience at times, though his cinematography offers some redemption for this new cut of Heaven's Gate.
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 22, 2013 at 5:07 pm
I've said it many times: I'm a lucky guy. Beautiful wife. Wonderful family. I get to live in Texas. (No offense to the other states. I've lived in a few and they're not bad at all.)
Another way I'm lucky …
Published: January 08, 2013 at 4:29 pm
In tribute to Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley, who died in October 2012, journalist Joe Galloway reflects on the three-war career of Plumley, with whom he forged a deep bond during the desperate 1965 fighting at Ia Drang