In wars throughout history, for better or for worse, the clock has always been ticking
In 1945 a German raiding force from the Channel Islands launched a daring attack on a port in Allied-occupied France
“He was our benefactor and inspiration,” Eubie Blake, the jazz great, once said of James Reese Europe, who wielded a baton, not a rifle, for much of World War I
Józef Haller dreamed of an army that would help bring about the return of an independent Poland
A dramatic scene in 1917, the film directed by Sam Mendes, set the author on the trail of his grandfather in World War I
The Battle of Valcour Island, fought on Lake Champlain in 1776, was the climactic naval action of the Revolutionary War
Societies throughout history have struggled with the matter of who, or what, can be a legitimate target for military action
An epidemic ripped through the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Caleb Haskell lived to write about it
'Flak began to come pretty soon … but the expression on the face of the kid from Cleveland who was piloting the plane did not change in the slightest degree'
What’s this striking art deco building doing in the middle of the nation’s most important Civil War battlefield?
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, Ernest Peixotto was eager to lend his hand to the effort
U.S. Army doctor Walter Reed helped the world conquer yellow fever—and earned an enduring place in history
On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb nationalist, used an M1910 to shoot Archduke Franz Ferdinand