The United States had promised black soldiers that they would be paid as much as whites. Sergeant Walker believed that promise.
On the eve of the Normandy invasion, a training mission in the English Channel came apart in fire and horror. For years, the grim story was suppressed.
The first major engagement of the U. S. Army in Vietnam was a decisive American victory. Perhaps it would have been better for all of us if it had been a defeat.
“I don’t want this thing often,” one soldier said of his .45 automatic pistol, “but when I do, I want it damned bad.”
A British schoolboy sees the quiet English countryside come alive with excitement toward the end of 1943 when …
A soldier remembers the freezing, fearful retreat down the Korean Peninsula after the Chinese armies smashed across the border
A veteran news correspondent recalls his days as a spotter plane pilot
An insider’s account of a startling— and still controversial—investigation of the Allied bombing of Germany
An Exclusive Interview With General Maxwell D. Taylor
A trooper’s firsthand account of an adventure with the
Indian-fighting army in the American Southwest
What’s Happened to the Long Gray Line
“For This Challenge, I Had Come Three Thousand Miles and Thirty-six Years of My Life”
The doughboys numbered only 550 men -- the remnants of four battalions -- and were surrounded by Germans. Then they were given the order to attack.
A Volunteer’s Eyewitness Account of the War With Spain
How the Generals Viewed the Indians
Caught between two cultures, a young Sioux sought to make himself a hero—by killing an army officer
Army newspapers in World War were unofficial, informal, and more than the top brass could handle
Eisenhower dreamed of serving under Patton, but history reversed their roles. Their stormy association dramatically shaped the Allied assault on the Third Reich
A Negro cavalry regiment was John J. Pershing’s “home” in the service. From it came his nickname, and he never lost his affection for—or failed to champion—the valorous colored troopers he led.
An eyewitness re-creates the wonderful, wacky day in August, 1944, when Hemingway, a handful of Americans, and a senorita named Elena helped rekindle the City of Light. Champagne ran in rivers, and the squeals inside the tanks were not from grit in the bogie wheels
As the debate about rescuing them droned on and on, Lieutenant Greely’s men were dying one by one