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The 5 Stupidest Losses Of The American Civil War

Confederates and Union troops alike made flawed decisions with fatal consequences.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

19 Facts About Black History That You Might Not Know

Celebrate the African American men and women who made history.

By Audrey Webster & Kelsey McConnell

Valley Forge: The Bootcamp That Turned Around the American Revolution

The Continental Army rose from winter devastation to become a force to be reckoned with.

By Kelsey McConnell

A Single Viking's Berserker Rage Changed World History Forever

His combative stance was the final stand of the Viking Age—and allowed the Norman invasion its foothold.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Why Ancient Romans Built Statues Of Their Greatest Enemy

The statues were a sign of honor for their enemy and a symbol of the strength of the empire.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Russians Had Women's 'Battalions of Death' In World War I

With German forces approaching, Russia turned to a new source of manpower.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Revolutionary War Battles: The Key Conflicts

Join the scene of the Revolutionary War's most important battles, from embarrassing defeats to shocking underdog victories.

By Robert Walsh

This Is Why Washington Wasn't Relentlessly Attacked By The Confederates

Natural barricades, manmade obstacles, and heavy reinforcements kept the capital safe.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Pierre Le Gloan: The Ace WWII Fighter Who Fought for Both Sides

The extraordinary flier's strange tale fascinates, decades later.

By Robert Walsh

Alvin York Was One of WWI’s Most Decorated Soldiers

This man went from an unwilling, pacifist draftee to Sergeant York, military hero and legend.

By Catherine Phelan

Why the Kentucky Militia Was Most Feared by America's Enemies

During the War of 1812, no one wanted to come face-to-face with the Kentuckians.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Women Who Volunteered to Make Doughnuts on the Front Lines of World War I

The Doughnut Girls of World War I delivered a taste of home when it was needed most, boosting morale and the popularity of the Salvation Army.

By Megan Miller, We Are the Mighty

Women in World War II Were Even Braver Than You Realize

While their men fought on the front lines, women fought their own battle at home and in the workforce—and helped bring the Allied Powers to victory.

By Kelsey McConnell

Why This Civil War Vet Marched Across England With the U.S. Flag

Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Hal Moore: Soldier, Veteran, Author

Lieutenant General Hal Moore left behind the legacy of a brave soul and a kind heart.

By Kelsey McConnell

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