Month: September 2014

  • Military History

Arlington National Cemetery: Hallowed Ground for a Nation’s Heroes

For veterans, history buffs and the general public, anyone interested in American history should at…

  • Military History

The First Gulf War: Timeline of Events

William Welsh presents a First Gulf War timeline of events that outlines the entire conflict,…

  • WWII

Taking Guam from Japan in 1944

Guam had been U.S. Territory for nearly half a century when it was overrun by…

  • Military History

The Cliveden Reenactment of the Battle of Germantown

Every October, the pre-colonial mansion of Cliveden commemorates the Battle of Germantown by hosting a…

  • WWII

Looking Back on the Battle of the Bulge

Roy Morris Jr. recalls his father's experiences at the Battle of the Bulge and the…

  • Military History

Edward Preble & “Preble’s Boys”

The men who served under Edward Preble, veteran of the 1st Barbary War, the War…

  • Military History

Louis XIV: the Sun King of France

Louis XIV, the 'Sun King' of France, was largely responsible for growing his country into…

  • Military History

WWII Tanks Used by the Israeli Defense Force

For the past few decades, the Israeli Defense Force has used British Centurions, M-47 Pattons…

  • Military History

Rudolf Hess’s Secret Scotland Visit in May 1941

Even today, the mysterious flight Nazi official Rudolf Hess to Scotland on May 10, 1941,…

  • Civil War

The History of Slavery in America Prior to the Civil War

For nearly two centuries, the 'peculiar institution' of slavery in America dominated Southern social and…