Egyptian cabaret belly dancing was all the rage in North Africa. Was it one of the war’s secret weapons?
Four descendants remember the risks taken by their ancestors in standing up to the British in 1773 and tossing tea into Boston Harbor.
Amid the British campaign against Baltimore the rockets’ red glare over Fort McHenry gave proof of American resolve.
The war’s artillery advancements have been overrated, argues author Earl Hess in his latest study.
Partisan poets stoked the fire to keep the South’s combat spirit alive.
In 1862, an Alabama architect conceived an aircraft with the potential to bomb Northern ships.
Major Patrick Ferguson earned his nickname for his dogged determination to remain in the American Revolutionary War and bring the upstart Patriots to heel.
Hitler’s 1941 “Commissar Order” during Operation Barbarossa directed the systematic murder of Red Army political officer POWs by German forces.
117 acres saved at Buffington Island, the site of John Hunt Morgan’s greatest defeat.
Some human conflicts were settled without getting around to the violence part.