Month: October 2014

  • Civil War

The Sites That Bring Petersburg National Battlefield to Life

Lasting nine-and-a-half months, Battle of Petersburg was a major event in the American Civil War.…

  • WWII

The Battle of the Bulge: Why Counterattack in Belgium?

It was in Belgium that the Führer, Adolf Hitler would launch the Battle of the…

  • WWII

Joseph Goebbels: Shaping Nazi War Propaganda

Nazi war propaganda was designed largely by Joseph Goebbels, whose poor view of the German…

  • Civil War

The CSS Alabama‘s place in Naval History

An important story in naval history, the battle over CSS Alabama and her seagoing depredations…

  • Civil War

Union Generals of the American Civil War: George McClellan

A superb organizer, General George McClellan proved less proficient leading Union forces during the Peninsula…

  • WWII

Daring POW Escapes: Allied Officers at Austria’s Oflag XVIIA

The Allied officers interned at Oflag XVIIA planned and orchestrated one of the more daring…

  • Civil War

Harvest of Death: Visiting Antietam National Battlefield

The rolling farmland of western Maryland is the site of the Antietam National Battlefield, the…

  • Battlefields

Winter War: Visiting the Stones River Battlefield

The site of the Stones River battlefield tells the story of the middle war in…

  • Military Games

Game Reviews: Civilization 5—Victory through Military Might

Players will be able to fulfill their desire for immersive military strategy with Civilization 5’s…

  • WWII

The Bell XP-59A Fighter Jet: America’s First Jet Plane

An early World War II 'black program' produced the Bell XP-59A Aircomet, America's first jet…