Aside from personal transport, cycling also a long and colorful military history that includes service in various armies in Europe. More »
Despite its mediocre puzzles, Valiant Hearts makes cunning use of its unique art style and source material to make for a satisfying experience. More »
America’s much-derided ‘splinter fleet’ of wooden subchasers took the fight to German U-boats in the last months of World War I. More »
From the Renault FT to the British Mark V and German Sturmpanzerwagen A7V, a great many WWI tanks were innovations in military technology. More »
This WWI Timeline covers the first decade of the 20th century, in which the so-called “Great Powers” of Europe attempted to advance their economic and technological prowess. More »
The following is part of a combat diary account of Robert von Greim, World War I fighter ace and former head of the German Luftwaffe during World War II. More »
The story of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor is of course much broader than just the events surrounding the strike against the U.S. Pacific Fleet. And since the attack over 70 years ago, there has not been a shortage of books and articles detailing the events of this More »
Designed by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the objective of Operation Market-Garden was to cross the Lower Rhine at Arnhem and sweep into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany. There was talk at the time that a successful mission could get everyone home by Christmas 1944. The key to its 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.