Napoleon Bonaparte entered the Battle of Waterloo confident that his army would fully defeat the Duke of Wellington and Marshal Blücher. More »
The long retreat during the Russian winter of 1812 doomed Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grand Armee, and brought defeat at the hands of the Sixth Coalition. More »
During the Napoleonic Wars, the French Grand Armée won twin victories against the Prussians at Jena-Auerstadt in Thuringia and marched into the Prussian capital of Berlin. More »
With the stunning victory at the 1805 Battle of Austerlitz, Napoleon Bonaparte executed a tactical masterpiece that some believe was his highest achievement during the Napoleonic Wars. More »
Defeat in the Battle of Leipzig, 1813—also known as the ‘Battle of Nations’—spelled the beginning of the end for Napoleon Bonaparte. More »
Christopher Miskimon takes a look at the American Revolution, the Iraq War, Napoleon Bonaparte and the samurai in this month’s military book reviews. More »
The versatile Martini-Henry rifle was a mainstay of the British Empire during Queen Victoria’s numerous ‘little’ wars. More »
Lt. Col. Harold E. Raugh, Jr. shares with us his military book reviews for the June 2005 issue of Military Heritage Magazine. More »
Everyone, it seemed, got involved in the frenzy for ever-more-fancy uniforms and accoutrements, from Napoleon on down. More »
Numerous nations developed manned submersibles to attack enemy shipping during World War II and achieved some notable successes.
Louis Antoine de Bougainville made a name for himself fighting in the forested wilds of North America and circumnavigating the globe.
A 15-minute skirmish at Wrightsville Bridge had a lasting impact on the Battle of Gettysburg and, by extension, the entire American Civil War.