Societies throughout history have struggled with the matter of who, or what, can be a legitimate target for military action
An epidemic ripped through the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Caleb Haskell lived to write about it
'Flak began to come pretty soon … but the expression on the face of the kid from Cleveland who was piloting the plane did not change in the slightest degree'
What’s this striking art deco building doing in the middle of the nation’s most important Civil War battlefield?
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, Ernest Peixotto was eager to lend his hand to the effort
U.S. Army doctor Walter Reed helped the world conquer yellow fever—and earned an enduring place in history
On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb nationalist, used an M1910 to shoot Archduke Franz Ferdinand
A few months after the United States entered World War I, another war broke out in Houston
In World War II, the U.S. Army’s 79th Infantry Division slugged its way through one Nazi stronghold after another
The weapon he produced included modern features that taken together broke the mold for a standard service rifle
These memorable instances of cunning and ingenuity demonstrate that, in warfare, there’s nothing like catching the enemy off guard
In 1915 a group of disgruntled airmen in the U.S. Signal Corps declared war on their superiors. The consequences were far reaching