Month: May 2014

  • Military Games

Game Features: Ryse: Son of Rome—Recreating the Roman World

Using the latest enhanced graphical technologies, Ryse: Son of Rome recreates the world of Ancient…

  • Military History

World War I Was A Revolutionary Time for Communications

Although leaders were slow to adopt them, a great many modern communications devices still used…

  • Military Games

Game Reviews: A Historical Look At Sniper Elite III

Sniper Elite III looks to provide a more accurate portrayal of sniper operations in World…

  • WWII

The Allies’ Strong Stand Atop Mortain

Seven hundred GIs held the high ground against Germany’s attempt to cut off General George…

  • Civil War

The Civil War’s Western Territories As Leadership Dumping Grounds

Both the North and the South used the Western Theater as dumping grounds, especially for…

  • Military History

World War I’s Battle of the Somme: New Photographs

Irish landscape photographer Michael St. Maur Sheil has recently released his photographs taken at the…

  • WWII

Vierville Civilians Recall Allied Pre-Invasion Bombings

Around 3 AM on June 6, Vierville-sur-Mer locals awoke to the sound of U.S. Liberator…

  • Military Games

Game Features: How Accurate is Company of Heroes: Western Front?

Company of Heroes and its sequel have enjoyed broad acclaim, but there are those who…

  • WWII

Johann Georg Elser’s Treasonous Plot to Prevent World War II

In 2003, Germany honored Georg Elser with a postage stamp bearing the reasons for his…

  • Military Games

Game Reviews: Red Orchestra: Rising Storm—Iwo Jima, anyone?

War is hell—and Tripwire interactive, the makers of Red Orchestra: Rising Fronts won't let you…