Annie Oakley I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Annie Oakley in the February 2015 issue. The colorized photo of her on the cover really brings out her beauty and elegance. Her eyes look like they are...
Gideon Welles’ diary offers frank, real-time insights from the center of power.
Author and art collector Larry Len Peterson explores the life of Charlie Russell through photos of the iconic Western painter and sculptor
In A Cross of Thorns author Elias Castillo challenges the legacy of Father Junipero Serra, founder of California's Spanish missions
Eisenhower deftly maneuvered through Cold War crises, from the threat of nuclear annihilation to domestic political turmoil
Eisenhower scholars have spent much of the past two decades correcting the record of his presidency, distorted by biased historians and antagonistic pundits. Ike’s legacy in civil rights is still the...
The United States is trying to make a deal with Iran, by which that country would guarantee to keep its nuclear program peaceful. After winding down the war in Iraq, American troops are back in that country to...
The Battle of Edgehill began the hands-on education of Oliver Cromwell. What other noted military commanders learned mainly from experience rather than prior...
General James Mattis insists that a rigorous study of military history and shared knowledge from combat are equally essential elements of military training.
Pierre Briant reads between the lines of ancient Greco-Roman sources to reconstruct a narrative of Darius III, the oft-overshadowed king of Persia during the reign of Alexander the Great.
French army historian and former engineer André Bourachot assesses the World War I performance of Joseph Joffre, chief of the French General Staff.
In the June issue of Wild West readers share dispatches about the Marias (aka Baker) Massacre (in present-day Montana) and the later clashes on the Little Bighorn River and near Wounded Knee Creek (in present-day South Dakota)
The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum at Lincoln Memorial University houses one of the world's largest collections of artifacts, books, and manuscripts related to the 16th President of the U.S.
Richard Etulain sifts through the many myths surrounding Martha "Calamity Jane" Canary to profile a woman far more complex than popular fiction might suggest
Western entertainer Bee Ho Gray rubbed shoulders with the likes of Will Rogers and Quanah Parker, but for various reasons little of their lasting celebrity rubbed off on Bee Ho
Painter Z.S. Liang was born in the Far East but earned his reputation for capturing the Old West in his spectacular works.