From ancient cave drawings to the Internet, men have been reporting their wars almost as long as they have been fighting them. More »
Flash-spotting, sound ranging, “overhearing,” and other innovative techniques were used to locate enemy positions on the Western Front. More »
Confederate survivors of the Battle of Franklin shivered in their thinly held lines outside Nashville as the Black soldiers made their advance. More »
Brigadier General Telford Taylor was also the author of a series of important books on the war and its aftermath. More »
Actually misnamed, this Japanese light infantry weapon earned the respect of the American soldiers who encountered it. More »
Aside from personal transport, cycling also a long and colorful military history that includes service in various armies in Europe. More »
Translated as “the people’s car,” the much-loved Volkswagen Bug was the brainchild of two designers: Ferdinand Porshe and Adolf Hitler. More »
The Imperial Japanese Navy lost four aircraft carriers and the initiative in the Pacific during the Battle of Midway, turning point in World War II. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.