In Military Adaptation in War, Williamson Murray takes a hard look at the change (or lack thereof) in 20th century war-fighting tactics and technology, from World War I to the Yom Kippur War.
Mobile, dependable, and versatile
Dennis Showalter reviews the best new book on Kursk
In Vietnam Gun Trucks by Gordon L. Rottman, the vehicles' designs, names and markings are given generous treatment in the illustrations and descriptions.
Of the NVA's supporting arms in battles around Dak To in 1967, the M-43 120mm was the most powerful
Reviews – The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think About the Vietnam War
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
The man who had a potential to be the world’s greatest atomic physicist could have tipped power into Germany's favor.
Its Broomhandle grip and 10-round stripper clip made the Mauser C-96 a popular early semiautomatic pistol.
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.
Although designed to combat massed Soviet armored formations, the Patton tank was an invaluable weapon for infantry support and defending firebases
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
Simon James looks at Roman history from the perspective of the common soldiers, provincial residents and conquered peoples.
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.
An expert picks six that changed history.
A samurai's daisho comprised the long katana fighting sword and the shorter wakizashi for close combat or, if need be, ritual suicide.
Enter the Wolf Pack's Baltic lair.