Drew Gilpin Faust’s celebrated 2008 study of Civil War trauma mirrors the ever widening scope of our contemporary tragedy.

Even though I pride myself on being an American history buff, my knowledge of the Korean War had […]

On August 23rd, 1939, as war between France and Germany loomed, a French soldier named Daniel Barlone confided […]

3:50am, July 31, 1917 was Zero Hour. At that moment, artillery shells fell upon no man’s land. “The […]

Erwin Rommel comes as close to being a household name in America as a Nazi general can get. […]

We recognize that Memorial Day is primarily a holiday to commemorate those who have died fighting to defend […]

Martin Luther King Day is unique among American holidays, in the sense that it does not commemorate a […]