Whether they produced battlefield images of the dead or daguerreotype portraits of common soldiers, […]
Jerrie Mock: Record-Breaking American Female Pilot
In 1964 an Ohio woman took up the challenge that had led to Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.
The Racially Diverse Paintings of a 19th-Century American Artist
Long Island artist William Sidney Mount painted life as he saw it.
As Russia Tottered on the Brink of Collapse in WWI, Germany Debuted Fire-Support Tactics That Still Inform Warfare
After Riga fell, Russia lost whatever stomach it had for staying in the war.
These Forgettable Frauds Fibbed About Being at the Alamo
Were ‘Uncle Jimmy’ Cannon and Louis Schilling harmless liars or callous con men trampling on the remembrance of fallen heroes?
43 of the Most Timeless War Movies Ever Made
What makes such a movie endure?
This Union Sculptor Exemplifies the Mid-19th-Century Home Decor Revolution
John Rogers’ figures brought the war to middle-class mantels and shelves.
The Sky Seemed the Limit for Union General Fitz John Porter. Then Came Second Bull Run.
Desperate to redeem his family name, Porter soon joined the ranks of West Point.
105 Years After His Death, WWI Doughboy Finally Receives Proper Burial
Today, the American Battle Monuments Commission interred its first Great War unknown since 1988.
Inspired by a Seed, an Austrian Designer Developed a Family of Airplanes—And the First Warplanes
These once ubiquitous airplanes may have looked like birds, but they were plant-based.
‘The duty to respect is different than the duty to protect’: A Return to Normandy
Despite nearly a decade passing since this editor’s first — and dramatically different, i.e. better, travel conditions — the emotions Normandy evoked were the same.
This Man Never Knew How His Brother Died. World War II Magazine Found Out.
For decades Rich Donnelly wondered about the fate of his brother — until now.