Guest Authors

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Articles by Morgan Deane:

From her conception in 1911 to her survival at Pearl Harbor and use as a target for atomic testing, the battleship Nevada had a remarkable career. She served…

For six years, the Chinese commander Lu Wenhuan held out against the Mongols and defended one of the twin cities of Xingyang and Fangcheng. However,…

Medieval China is a fascinating period to study. Most people think of the large and influential dynasties, and even many scholars don’t know a great…

Food has often been an important part of warfare. What is less known is how food developed for warfare changed people’s lives after the war.…

Civil wars contain challenges on a number of levels. The often tortuous family trees of medieval monarchs combined with many ambitious minor officials who hardly…

The intense fighting of World War II produced many missions. Many pilots received a break after 25 missions, but others pilots flew more. This sometimes…

The Battle of Britain wasn’t a battle fought with soldiers in trenches or tanks. Instead, it consisted of repeated fighter plane engagements between the desperate…

World War II was a drama that unfolded for millions of people across thousands of miles. Yet the greatest drama was often found in the…

There was a day when the Germans invaded Winnipeg. That day was February 19, 1942, and it was a training scenario called “If Day.” The…

Thomas Barfoot rose from rather humble beginnings in rural Mississippi to become a war hero who served in multiple wars and was awarded a Medal…

Alexander Bonnyman was the son of a coal miner who became a highly decorated Marine officer in World War II. His many awards included the…

The Battle of Britain was a chaotic fight on both strategic and tactical levels. The British barely escaped utter disaster by evacuating their army from…