Homer Lea, a frail American hunchback, helped make China a republic and prophesied the apocalyptic convulsions of two world wars.
General Alvaro Obregon and his Constitutionalist army proved more than a match for Pancho Villa’s undefeated Division del Norte in the April 1915 battles at Celaya.
Alfred, England’s darling for more than a thousand years, had ‘The Great’ bestowed upon him in medieval times by an English nation proud of their ancestor.
The U.S. Marine Corps Combined Action Program (CAP) just might have been a viable alternative to MACV’s ‘big battalions’ strategy.
Trapped between charging Rebels and a deadly flooded creek, thousands of fugitive slaves watched in horror as the Union army abandoned them. Then came catastrophe–and excuses.
As General William Westmoreland’s chief of staff at the time of the 1968 Tet Offensive, Maj. Gen. Walter ‘Dutch’ Kerwin had a key seat with the military inner circle during one of the most critical events of the war.
Mysteries, myths and Texas-size legends surround the fortified Spanish mission that became a shrine after a few good men valiantly defended it to the death 160 years ago.
Isambard Brunel’s railway was among his greatest engineering successes and established him as one of Victorian Britain’s brightest lights–one that continue to shine and inspire today.
Winning the ‘hearts and minds’ of the South Vietnamese people was supposedly the goal […]
Hitler’s Second Army: The Waffen SS, by Edmund L. Blandford, Motorbooks, Osceola, Wis., […]