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Frankish Disaster in Saxony

Saxon leader Widukind outsmarted a Frankish force at the Battle of Suntel in 782. Charlemagne made the Saxons pay for their treachery.   More »

Frankish Disaster in Saxony

Civil War

City Point Bombing

John Maxwell placed a bomb aboard a cargo ship at City Point in August 1864 in a desperate bid to slow the flow of supplies to Union troops at Petersburg.   More »

City Point Bombing

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Naval Carnage at Navarino

A combined Egyptian and Turkish fleet was no match for the skilled gunnery of a British, French, and Russian force in the Greek War of Independence.   More »

Naval Carnage at Navarino

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Unstoppable Strachwitz

Using speed and daring, Panzer leader Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz achieved multiple victories on the Eastern Front in World War II.   More »

Unstoppable Strachwitz

Books

Best Books of 2018

Clifton Cates was a tenacious Marine in
World War I who rose through the ranks to become commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps.   More »

Best Books of 2018


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Reassessing Rommel: Anti-Nazi Hero or Opportunist?

Reassessing Rommel: Anti-Nazi Hero or Opportunist?

Seventy years later, should the “Desert Fox” be considered an anti-Nazi hero or a faithful soldier turned opportunist?

USS Potomac: FDR’s White House on the Water

USS Potomac: FDR’s White House on the Water

President Franklin D. Roosevelt took the bullet-proofed yacht the USS Potomac on two of the greatest diplomatic missions of WWII.

Il-2 Sturmovik: The Soviet’s Deadly Tank Killer

Il-2 Sturmovik: The Soviet’s Deadly Tank Killer

The Soviet Air Force’s Ilyushin Il-2 “Storm Bird” took a heavy toll in German armor on the Eastern Front.

“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

The author, a rifleman in “Love” Company, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, recalls brutal winter combat on the French-German border.

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