Zheng He’s expansive projection of sea power represented a unique chapter in Chinese history
In the early 1900s, George Owen Squier saw the future better than anyone else in the U.S. Army
James Jones built his best-selling novel, From Here to Eternity, around his real-life experiences as a U.S. Army private in Hawaii before World War II
‘As soon as you’re through with me, I can attack the day after tomorrow morning’: George S. Patton and the Battle of the Bulge
After being sidelined for nearly a year, Patton was turned loose with the Third Army in France. He made up for lost time. He told his staff to hustle—an ounce of sweat was worth a gallon of blood
The Frogman Who Vanished: What Happened to the Royal Navy’s Most Celebrated Diver, Lionel “Buster” Crabb?
Lionel “Buster” Crabb, one of the Royal Navy’s most celebrated divers, disappeared while spying on a Russian warship in 1956
“Dammit, Brad, just give me 400,000 gallons of gasoline and I’ll put you inside Germany in two days"
It is tempting to think that, 60 years and multiple historical accounts later, there is nothing new to be learned or said about this seminal episode of the Cold War
Should European-American concepts of lawful warfare have been applied to what were long-established practices of the Dakota Indians?
His account of being arrested and held as a suspected spy
“I tried to reflect the life of a soldier as he was going about his work,” Robert Greenhalgh once said of his drawings for Yank in World War II
In wars throughout history, for better or for worse, the clock has always been ticking