Military History

In 17 original essays, U.S. veterans share their reasons for deciding to serve, why they became disillusioned with the military and why they now feel the need to speak out against its misguided policies.

In 17 original essays, U.S. veterans share their reasons for deciding to serve, why they became disillusioned with the military and why they now feel the need to speak out against its misguided policies.

In his enlightening and provocative book, Samuel Moyn traces the history of America’s disturbing journey toward a period of endless war.

In his enlightening and provocative book, Samuel Moyn traces the history of America’s disturbing journey toward a period of endless war.

Harvard historian Serhii Plokhy considers the many instances when Cuba and the U.S. got things wrong during the Cuban missile crisis.

Harvard historian Serhii Plokhy considers the many instances when Cuba and the U.S. got things wrong during the Cuban missile crisis.

The mistakes in judgment that led to the United States invasion of Iraq are richly documented in Robert Draper’s To Start a War.

The mistakes in judgment that led to the United States invasion of Iraq are richly documented in Robert Draper’s To Start a War.

A captain and his team of eight officers from the Women’s Royal Naval Service devised a game that arguably changed the course of World War II.

A captain and his team of eight officers from the Women’s Royal Naval Service devised a game that arguably changed the course of World War II.

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