Tag: cannon

Pickett’s Charge: We Gained Nothing but Glory

  By Eric Niderost July 3, 1863, dawned clear and bright, the warm sun promising…

General George S. Patton, Jr.: Death & Final Days

Following his campaign in Western Europe, George S. Patton had difficulty adjusting to peacetime and…

Tank Duel On Christmas Eve

During the “Bulge,” a small force of American soldiers held off a determined German assault…

Triumph of Spirit

French Emperor Napoleon III leda Franco-Sardinian army into northern Italy in the summer of 1859…

Death of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

A coordinated effort by the U.S. military in April 1943 resulted in the death of…

Innovative Soviet Fighter Ace

Alexander Pokryshkin was second only to Ivan Kozedub in Soviet aerial victories during World War…

THE UNKNOWNS: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier And WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home

For the first time, bestselling author Patrick K. O’Donnell provides a narrative history of the…

Bloody Assault on Knoxville

Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet faced a daunting task trying to dislodge Maj. Gen. Ambrose…

Pensacola Under Siege

Spaniard Bernardo de Galvez besieged British-held Pensacola in 1781. It fell to Scotsman John Campbell…

Patriot Raid on Fort Ticonderoga

Ethan Allen’s capture of Fort Ticonderoga in 1775 was little more than a sharp skirmish,…