Subscribe to
Military History
magazine today!


Frederick II
By Dennis Showalter
Crazy, vindictive and nasty, but still great

The Worst General
By Geoffrey Norman
Reassessing Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig’s costly tactics

Washington Risks Everything
By Michael Stephenson
The Patriot general stages a bold Christmas attack on Trenton

Portfolio: Dogs of War
Is man’s best friend in the trenches not human?

Springing a Trap at Stirling Bridge
By James G. Taylor
Scottish heroes hand the English an epic defeat

Wounded Knee: Who Spoke the Truth?
By Robert Bateman
Sorting out what happened in chaotic cavalry vs. Sioux battle



Ronald Spector: Postwar conflicts reshpaed Asia

What We Learned…
from the Battle of Veracruz

Sun-Tsu’s Art of War influences modern China

Power Tool/Hand Tool
Stokes mort ar and the Zulu iklwa

Letter From Military History


Hallowed Ground
Verdun, France

War Games

Weapons We’re Glad They Never Built
A snare for Paul Revere


King Edward I: England’s Warrior King

Wounded Knee Massacre: United States versus the Plains Indians

George Washington: Defeated at the Battle of Long Island