Published: March 07, 2013 at 11:28 am
I am all thumbs. Put me at a computer keyboard, and I am trouble. I am the lord of the typo. Put my on an iPhone and things get exponentially worse. Put me on an iPhone with that quaint function …
Published: March 04, 2013 at 2:22 pm
Acts of great courage in war aren't limited to the battlefield. One little-known incident during World War II defined Major General Matthew B. Ridgway as a commander of unrivaled courage when he laid his career on the line at a …
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 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 14, 2013 at 2:57 pm
The independent film 'Saving Lincoln' is a small, shining gem, a movie with heart and brains about Abraham Lincoln and his friend and bodyguard Ward Hill Lamon.
Published: February 05, 2013 at 2:43 pm
Actor Stephen Lang and historian Harold Holzer join to present "Lincoln Seen and Heard," a performance detailing Lincoln's life through photographs, narration and Lincoln's own words.
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 6:02 pm
In the April issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Arizona Territory Sheriff Glenn Reynolds, as well as Wyatt Earp's gun-handling skills and the gun he used in that 1881 fight on Tombstone's Fremont Street.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm
Con man Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II stirred up trouble on the frontier and still sparks controversy today.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 3:26 pm
The con man and scoundrel proved in Skagway, Alaska, he was not all bad before showing his usual nerve in a final fight with enemies—a fight whose details are only now coming to light
Published: January 31, 2013 at 12:41 pm
In this well-researched, lively biography John Boessenecker gives oft-overlooked Western lawman Bob Paul his due.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 12:29 pm
Dennis Drabelle's Great American Railroad War looks at the war of words waged by 19th-century columnists against the capitalists behind construction of the transcontinental railroad.