Desperate times call for desperate measures, but sometimes soldiers were sent into battle with shockingly incompetent weaponry: either inherently seriously flawed, extremely outdated, insufficient for…

The Confederate left flank was on the verge of complete collapse at the First Battle of Manassas, and General Barnard Bee was struggling to instill…

In the early 1950s, as the world’s superpowers realized that a Cold War was inevitable, the United States and the Soviet Union began to compete…

Ambrosio José Gonzalez seemed to have life made in Cuba. Born into a wealthy family in Havana, his parents were able to send him off…