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 »
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.