Trump will travel to Paris for a Bastille Day parade and commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the entry of the U.S. into World War I.
US president accepts Emmanuel Macron’s invitation to attend ceremony marking 100th anniversary of America’s entry into first world war The US president, Donald Trump, has accepted an invitation from his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to attend Bastille Day ceremonies in Paris on 14 July, a senior White House official said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Bonnie Kristian Security, Middle East Entangled alliances and miscalculations could lead to a larger war. Entangled alliances and miscalculations could lead to a larger war. The launch of World War I is infamous for its deadly domino...Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Security, Just in case World War III goes down. An Army analysis of battlefield networks will likely closely assess the extent to which its flagship combat Satcom and radio network can be “hardened” and made more resilient...Show More Summary
Nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers helped build a highway during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades.
A trove of Nazi artifacts have been uncovered in a “secret room” in Argentina, located behind a bookshelf in a Buenos Aires home. Evoking Indiana Jones-esque images of World War II mysteries, the find has stoked the embers beneath long-held rumors of war criminals who escaped to South America. The New York Times reported that... Read more »
Look at the top-selling books and movies of all time. Harry Potter. Star Wars. The Lord of the Rings. Even stories like Gone with the Wind or Titanic. They all transport people to a different time and/or place, providing an escapist fantasy for the reader or viewer to fall into. But it only works if […]
The inside story of how Blockchain became one of the world's biggest Bitcoin companies
Highlights of this day in history: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. (June 28)
Last year, the US finished last in Locked Shields, NATO's cyber war games. This year, it had its eye on redemption.
By Medea Benjamin and Kate Harveston The president is slashing the U.S. domestic budget and putting money into a war machine that only continues to inflame tensions around the world.
World War One poet Wilfred Owen is revered for his unflinching words about conflict and strife. His poems are as relevant to historians and literary scholars as they are to contemporary soldiers and veterans. The U.K.’s Daily Record documents a unique event sponsored by the Wilfred Owen Association, which brought the poet’s significant journey to […]
Every day, we press dozens of buttons—to turn on our phones, to make a smoothie, to choose an elevator floor. Some buttons, though, have lives less quotidian. Such is the case with the Lancaster Bomber release buttons, the thumb-sized...Show More Summary
1. Interview with me in French, on complacency. 2. Canada, bees, honey. 3. Current famine in Africa could be the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. 4. “Last year, expenditures on chemical plants alone accounted for half of all capital investment in U.S. Show More Summary
Front Defense takes you back in time to World War II and puts you in the heart of the battle so you can feel what it was like to put your life on the line for the greater good.
Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over the land that gave birth to the once-feared warplane. The aircraft -- emblazoned with tell-tale rising sun symbolsShow More Summary
My review of Mark Moyar’s Oppose Any Foe is now up at H-Net. In Oppose Any Foe, Mark Moyar chronicles the history of American special forces since World War II, casting a critical eye on the development and employment of these units. While Moyar acknowledges the heroism of such forces, and their effectiveness in certain […]
Huntsville, AL – Remington manufactured its first Model 1911 during World War I, introduced the 1911 R1 in 2012 and now is proud to introduce a new version of America’s favorite pistol design, the Remington Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander. Show More Summary
We're dealing with a political and military establishment that often appears bereft of strategic vision and hasn’t won a major war since the 1940s. The tabs on their shoulders read “Special Forces,” “Ranger,” “Airborne.” And soon their guidon -- the “colors” of Company B, 3rd Battalion of the U.S. Show More Summary