The American airmen that Princess Ecaterina Caradja saved from the Germans called her the “Angel of Ploesti,” and for good reason. More »
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Frederick and the Devil’s Brigade took Monte La Difensa, his trusty V-42 stiletto always at the ready. 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 »
Call of Duty: Ghosts does not scream realism, but simulated real world tactics can be found in both the campaign and multiplayer modes. More »
The bicycle has long been a popular means of civilian transport, but in the Vietnam War, it was an important tool of war used by the Vietcong. More inside. More »
Today’s Special Forces can trace their heritage back to a variety of places; one of its more prominent birthplaces was Achnacarry, Scotland during World War II. More »
The Luftwaffe sent the Me-262 jet fighter aloft in the final months of World War II in a vain effort to challenge Allied air superiority.
Sergeant Red Erwin’s courage in a burning B-29 over Japan saved the lives of his crewmen and earned him the Medal of Honor.
The African Americans of the 54th Massachusetts stood up to the guns of Charleston’s Fort Wagner in a bloody assault in 1863. In so doing, they proved themselves worthy Union soldiers.