By Stephan Wilkinson
Photos by David Douglas Dunca
In early 1948, Soviet troops blockaded land routes to Berlin, spurring the greatest airborne relief operation in history.
The Roman Navy: Master’s of the Mediterranean
By Richard A. Gabriel
The Romans started with no navy, but that didn’t stop them.
Portfolio: Great White Fleet
Teddy Roosevelt’s Navy was the first to project U.S. power around the world—peacefully.
One Man’s Ambush
By Edward G. Lengel
An account of bravery from the 1918 Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
By John Farr
The Top 10 war movies of a turbulent era.
‘It Is Sweet and Fitting to Die for One’s Country’
By Thomas Fleming
John Laurens won at Yorktown, but lost his fight for emancipation.
Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I
Battle of Jena: Napoleon’s Double Knock-out Punch
Battle of Actium
Which use of the military as an instrument of diplomacy has best served the United States: the voyage of the Great White Fleet or the Berlin Airlift?