Month: October 2014

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.…

The Battle of the Bulge: Why Counterattack in Belgium?

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

Joseph Goebbels: Shaping Nazi War Propaganda

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

The CSS Alabama‘s place in Naval History

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

Union Generals of the American Civil War: George McClellan

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

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…

Harvest of Death: Visiting Antietam National Battlefield

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

Winter War: Visiting the Stones River Battlefield

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

Game Reviews: Civilization 5—Victory through Military Might

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

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…