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 Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.