Gabby Gabreski nearly failed out of his Army Air Corps flight training, but went on to become the top American fighter ace in Europe during World War II and a jet ace in Korea.
Amid the War of 1812 an American general eager to strike a blow against the British mounted a risky raid deep into western Upper Canada
The first appointment of a non-commissioned dental officer in the U.S. Army would not occur until 1872, and a separate U.S. Army Dental Corps would not be established until 1911, only a few years before World War I
Lest We Forget… the Handbrake. Former British Soldiers Crash Armored Vehicle Into Village Memorial on Armistice Day
Two former soldiers were at the center of the gaffe after they forgot to deploy the brakes of a Scimitar armored reconnaissance vehicle during the village’s moment of silence during Remembrance Day
The 122 mm D-74, a towed gun that entered Soviet service in 1955, was the most numerous gun in the NVA’s five independent artillery regiments
One of John Steinbeck’s lesser-known works, The Moon Is Down, was among the most effective pieces of wartime propaganda ever written
Author Brian Matthew Jordan details the history of the regiment, which survived being decimated at both Chancellorsville and Gettysburg
Should European-American concepts of lawful warfare have been applied to what were long-established practices of the Dakota Indians?
For all things WWII be sure to tune into the conference starting on November 18.
An 1862 cavalry clash at Boonsboro, Md., changed the scoresheet for Union troopers
Amid the Cold War two German generals were among the few NATO commanders with direct experience fighting the Soviets—not to mention the Allies
A 19-year-old Ohio native described to his parents the journey from home to the war in Vietnam
Years of research reveal the fascinating story of a Union bugler