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Golitsyno, Russia, will never forget the winter of December 1941. Author Bill Yenne explores the little-known battle site in the East. [Read More]
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WWII Magazine columnist and National WII Museum senior historian Rob Citino muses on the Allied role and their impact during the Burma campaign. [Read More]
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Yakovlev's simple approach to developing the Soviet Union's first jet fighter worked remarkably well. As World War II drew to a close, all the major... [Read More]
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A reader submits an interesting illustration by a WWII A-20B pilot found at an estate sale. Curators at the National WWII Museum track down its... [Read More]
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Union leaders never fell in love with what might have been the civil war's most lethal KILLER... [Read More]
Tags: Union - KILLER - Dr
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Former U.S. Army armor officer Mike Guardia has made the most of his second career as an insightful military biographer. The talented author of a... [Read More]
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In the early morning of April 23, 1972, a North Vietnamese anti-tank missile company ambushed South Vietnamese tanks from the 20th Armored Squadron outside... [Read More]
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Rembrandt Pealse portrait of George Washington (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images) [Read More]
The Age of Total War, 1860–1945 Jeremy Black, (Praeger Security International, 2006), $44.95. Most people interested in military history may glance at this... [Read More]
The German 1918 Offensives: A Case Study in the Operational Level of War David T. Zabecki, (Routledge, 2006), $135. In the midst of North American... [Read More]
An extraordinary number of everyday clichés originated in the military. Ranging from the ancient climb the walls and Pyrrhic victory to the modern buy the... [Read More]
Did French hussars really overwhelm an icebound Dutch fleet at Texel Roads. On the bitterly cold morning of January 23, 1795, a battalion of mounted... [Read More]
America's first goal in 1898 was to relieve Cuba's suffering, but once troops landed on the island, Cuban rebels found they had traded one form... [Read More]
Tags: America - Cuba - Cuban
On the outer wall of St. John's Cathedral in the Stare Miasto, Warsaw's Old Town, a peculiar memorial exists in the form of a miniature... [Read More]
Louis XIV sought to humble the pride of the Iroquois in 1687, but instead set the stage for 76 years of bitter war and the... [Read More]
Chamberlain's famous charge didn't win the day— or battle—for the Federals. Had a final Confederate attack on the hill succeeded, the outcome at Gettysburg... [Read More]
Eastern Emperor Constantius II waged a costly war of revenge against his brother's killer, Magnentius, seriously weakening the Roman Empire on the eve of t... [Read More]
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Justices set daunting bar for public figures claiming press defamed them... [Read More]
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On July 26, 1944, Technician Fourth Grade Hoichi "Bob" Kubo stepped from the jungle on the northern tip of Saipan and strode toward eight Japanese... [Read More]
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A ne're-do-well becomes a master of the Senate... [Read More]
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