Published: April 23, 2012 at 2:21 pm
Mobile, dependable, and versatile
Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:52 am
Dennis Showalter reviews the best new book on Kursk
Published: March 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm
In Vietnam Gun Trucks by Gordon L. Rottman, the vehicles' designs, names and markings are given generous treatment in the illustrations and descriptions.
Published: March 19, 2012 at 10:52 am
Of the NVA's supporting arms in battles around Dak To in 1967, the M-43 120mm was the most powerful
Published: March 15, 2012 at 3:54 pm
The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think About the Vietnam War, by David Zierler, provides an examination of the first great ideological battle between nascent environmentalism and cold war dogmatism
Published: January 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm
Today the name Werner Heisenberg means little, even to highly educated people. But on the eve of World War II, he was a Nobel laureate with a reputation as possibly the world's greatest atomic physicist. So when the community …
Published: January 06, 2012 at 10:59 pm
Its Broomhandle grip and 10-round stripper clip made the Mauser C-96 a popular early semiautomatic pistol.
Published: January 06, 2012 at 10:34 pm
Swiss citizen-soldiers used the multitool to open food tins and service their rifles in the field, but it has since become a coveted catalog bestseller.
Published: November 18, 2011 at 4:16 pm
Although designed to combat massed Soviet armored formations, the Patton tank was an invaluable weapon for infantry support and defending firebases
Published: November 17, 2011 at 7:02 pm
Essentially a variant of the Soviet PPSh-41, the K-50M drew upon Hanoi's experience with captured French weapons, especially the MAT-49 submachine gun
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:18 pm
Simon James looks at Roman history from the perspective of the common soldiers, provincial residents and conquered peoples.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 5:24 pm
The Type 95 boasted three times the range of its U.S. Navy counterpart, was faster than the electrically driven Mark 18, and it left no wake.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 3:06 pm
An expert picks six that changed history.
Published: November 04, 2011 at 5:39 pm
A samurai's daisho comprised the long katana fighting sword and the shorter wakizashi for close combat or, if need be, ritual suicide.
Published: October 05, 2011 at 8:32 am
Enter the Wolf Pack's Baltic lair.
Published: September 08, 2011 at 3:38 pm
The Exocet antiship missile wreaked havoc on British ships during the Falklands War and was central to the USS Stark controversy.