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This Is The Biggest Victory Natives Scored Against The Colonials

Westward expansion wasn't a simple matter of packing your bags and moving out.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Ghost Army: How One WWII Unit Fooled the Entire German Army

A misinformation campaign was vital to the Allied forces' efforts.

By Robert Walsh

10 Epic Medieval Battles That Shaped History and the World's Borders

Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.

By Orrin Grey

10 World War II Propaganda Posters: From Patriotic to Peculiar

Uncover iconic illustrations that helped fuel national opinion during World War II.

By Xavier Piedra

8 Powerful Korean War Books that Capture the Conflict

These dynamic critiques, vivid memoirs, and clearsighted military histories illuminate the Forgotten War.

By Xavier Piedra

Austria Gave The Ottoman Turks The Greatest Taunt of All Time

Christian Europe teamed up to prevent the Ottoman empire's expansion through Vienna.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

5 Things That Surprised The German Army On D-Day

The German army may not have been surprised by an attack, but the Allied forces had a few tricks ready to go.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

21 Essential World War II Books That Examine Every Angle of the Conflict

From the Pacific theater to the coast of France, discover the greatest World War II books.

By Dave Adams

9 Little-Known Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Trace the history of America's national day of remembrance.

By Catherine Phelan

A Veteran Soldier Perfected The Ultimate Bank Robbery

Turns out discipline and intense planning lend themselves equally well to army life and grand larceny.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Loach Was One of the Riskiest Helicopter Assignments in Vietnam

This tiny scout helicopter, made of plexiglass and metal, was part of a key "hunter-killer" team.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

5 Differences Between Army and Marine Corps Infantry

Rediscover the specialities of the Army and the Marine Corps.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

How General Patton's Granddaughter Is Honoring His Legacy

More than 70 years after his death, the great general's legacy lives on.

By Eric Milzarski, We Are the Mighty

8 Thought-Provoking Iraq War Books

Change your perspective with these books about the Second Persian Gulf War. 

By Hezra Martinez

Scientific Analysis Reveals the 10 Best Generals of All Time

What happens when you apply baseball's sabermetrics to history's greatest generals? Read this list to find out. 

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

John Basilone: The Marine Hero of Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima

Basilone's contributions to two of World War II's major battles left a larger-than-life legacy.

By Robert Walsh

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