history

The history of warfare; stories of combat and conflict across land, seas and skies, from ancient times to the present.

Dr. Ethan Levi20 days ago
The Longest Wars in Human History
The longest wars in human history raged for hundreds of years. Conflicts over territory, religion, and ideals have spurred the most intense fighting this world has ever seen, and this list names but a...
Brad Goulda month ago
History of the Army-Navy Football Rivalry
When one thinks of the biggest rivalries in sports, some storied rivalries and classic games come to mind. Baseball has Yankees-Red Sox, the NBA has Celtics-Lakers, the NFL has Bears-Packers, college ...
Kevin Finna month ago
The Bloodiest Battles Fought in American History
America has been mixed up in some particularly bloody conflicts over the centuries, engaging in many battles with a jaw-dropping number of fatalities. Generally, America has lost far less soldiers dur...
Toorjo Mishraa month ago
Children of God
The sound of gunfire filled the city of Chambois. The 90th infantry division had pushed back the German forces to this small city in Northern France. The war was ending and everyone knew it, but here ...
Chloe Larsona month ago
Is the War on Terror a Cosmic War or Not?
What is there in the mind of humans that makes them so grappled with faith and fervor about a current struggle, which allows them to startle violence against the rest of humanity? Well, this is one of...
William Bragg2 months ago
Freedom, Equality, Liberty
Abraham Lincoln once said, "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created eq...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
Most Infamous Leaders of World War II
World War II was one of the most significant wars in human history, and not only because of the massive death tolls, either. No other war had more leaders who personified both the lightest and darkest...
Rowan Marley2 months ago
Most Important Wars in Human History
Humans are a violent species. It's in our nature to fight one another, and the truth is, it's our nature that prevents us from ever attaining true world peace. Over the millennia, we have repeatedly p...
Jake Pine3 months ago
The Worst Defeats in US Military History
In America, the military is a major point of pride, and we almost always come away winners in military conflicts. One of our biggest military traditions is victory. But, things happen. Poor decisions ...
Joseph Farley4 months ago
What Are the Four Branches of the Military?
They keep us safe everyday. Freeing us up to live our lives in whatever fashion we desire, but do you really know them? There are four major branches of the United States Military, and each of them do...
Jennifer York4 months ago
Civil War Blockade Runners
After the firing on Fort Sumter, Abraham Lincoln's first goal was to put pressure on the Confederacy to return to the Union. In an attempt to exert economic stress on the Confederacy, President Lincol...
Emma James4 months ago
9/11 Memories... Never Forget
It was one of those moments that make you want to scream. I didn’t know what was going on, or why things were happening. I was too young to truly understand, yet, somehow, I was completely aware of th...
Jennifer York5 months ago
The Arikara War
This was the letter he wrote: "Dr Sir: My painful duty it is to tell you of the death of your son who befell at the hands of the Indians 2nd June in the early morning. He died a little while after he ...
Iain Baker5 months ago
In Defence of the Tank #2: WW1 Part 1 - The Dawn of the Tank.
The year is 1915 and the Great War enters its second year. After "The Race to The Sea" ended in 1914, the western front has been bogged down in trench warfare. The infantry and cavalry tactics of past...
Jennifer York5 months ago
The Alamo Museum
It's not the only one. It's just the most famous. Part of a series of six missions, the mission most commonly known as the Alamo was constructed in 1718 by Fray Antonio de Buenaventura y Olivares. In ...