A new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis distills 60 years of official and secret narratives about the world's scariest moment
Bassett picked up the regiment’s colors and cried to his men, 'Follow me,' then rushed and planted the colors on the enemy position.
A Union officer’s heroism at Shepherdstown awed both friend and foe
A Marine present at the 3rd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment’s combat operations center at the Khe Sanh Combat Base recalls the siege in harrowing detail
Miguel González-Quiroga describes the interconnections that developed between southern Texas and northeastern Mexico through the mid-19th century
More than a half a century later, Pablo Picasso’s anti-war painting is coming home — but it’s not Guernica
Busted down in rank four times and perhaps the first soldier to receive a Purple Heart without being wounded, Sergeant John Shelby nonetheless proved himself on the battlefield