Will Bagley's latest book relates the history of Wyoming's South Pass, the historic overland crossing of the Rocky Mountains
San Antonio's new Briscoe Western Art Museum boasts a collection of world-class art rooted in Western history
In 1856 Mormon leader Brigham Young beckoned companies of faithful Saints across the Plains to Utah Territory tethered to these ‘two-wheeled torture devices’—with disastrous results
Author and former National Park historian Jerome Greene takes the most even-handed look yet at the 1890 battle and subsequent slaughter on South Dakota's Wounded Knee Creek.
Larry Ball digs deep to separate the real man from the myth in this biography of cowhand, prospector, packer, scout, Pinkerton agent and range detective Tom Horn.
In his latest offering Cochise scholar Edwin Sweeney presents a wealth of firsthand accounts of the Apache chief.
Jared Orsi's biography of Zebulon Pike seeks to rejuvenate the reputation of the once-celebrated explorer.
Both on paper and in person Alvin Lynn tracked Kit Carson's participation in the 1864 First Battle of the Adobe Walls.
In Fights on the Little Horn, Gordon Harper condenses decades of research into a thorough and sometimes contentious account of Custer's Last Stand and related clashes in that 1876 campaign.
Robert Watt's new Osprey title Apache Warrior focuses on the revered and feared Chiricahuas of the American Southwest.
Gunslingers and America's Wild West take very different, and uniquely satisfying, approaches to relate the history of the West's most celebrated figures.
News of Robin Williams’ death rocked those who had been with the American Forces Vietnam Network "like the combat loss of one of our own."
Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of Pres. Dwight Eisenhower, wants to save a piece of aviation history the first Lockheed Constellation VC-121 to be used in his administration.
An interview with Rachel Yarnell Thompson, Special Projects Director of The George C. Marshall International Center and author of "Marshall—A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War."
Steven Pressfield steps out on a ledge with The Lion's Gate, his "hybrid history" of the Six-Day War, and the resulting narrative is vivid and impossible to set down.
Cambridge professor David Reynolds has a look at World War I from his side of the Atlantic.