Military history of the United States
The military history of the United States spans a period of over two centuries. During those years, the United States evolved from a new nation fighting Great Britain for independence (1775–83), throu...
Military history of the United States - Wikipedia
Facebook Slammed For Deleting Iconic Vietnam War Photo
Mark Zuckerberg is coming under criticism after Facebook censored one of the most famous war photographs in history.
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
What A Toilet Shows About Life During The American Revolution
The finds from an 18th-century Philadelphia privy have researchers flush with excitement. This punchbowl, found in a privy pit behind an illegal tavern, celebrates the vessel Tryphena. In 1765, the sh...
Mysterious Beach Patterns That Scientists Can’t Explain
These mysterious beach formations, like the ones spotted on a beach in Dorset, England, are called beach cusps – and one reason they’re mysterious is that scientists still aren’t completely sure how t...
33 Sad, Lonely And Tough Images From The Vietnam War
War dominated 30 years of Vietnam’s history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the 1940s did not end until they seized Saigon and control of the wh...
Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” Speech, 240 Years Ago
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. During a meeting of the Second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church in Richmond, the 38-year-old...
Iconic photos of the Vietnam War
Iconic Vietnam War photos
U.S. Marines’ Portable Helicopters Were Too Crazy to Survive
Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
Freezing temperatures cause amazing and rare phenomenon at Nantucket
New England's record freezing temperatures have caused a semi-frozen wave phenomenon captured by a local photographer
Mikhail Gorbachev warns Cold War will become a hot armed conflict
Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said the sanctions, which had cut Russian access to US and European capital markets, threatened to spiral into open warfare with global repercussions.
Mexican–American War - Video
Timeline of the Mexican-American War.
Cold War - Documentary
For more information, or to order the Cold War DVD visit The epic struggle between Soviet communism and Western democracy and ca...
Cold War
Just a timeline of the Cold War that I made. And yes, the picture that says NATO vs. Warsaw Pact is the wrong picture. I realize that. Don't get on my case.
Military of the United States
The United States Armed Forces are the federal military forces of the United States. They consist of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The United States has a strong tradition ...
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Military budget in the United States
The military budget is the portion of the discretionary United States federal budget allocated to the Department of Defense, or more broadly, the portion of the budget that goes to any military-relate...
Military budget in the United States - Wikipedia
Colonial American military history
Colonial American military history is the military record of the Thirteen Colonies from their founding to the American Revolution in 1775.
Rangers in North America served in the 17th and 18th-cen...
Colonial American military history - Wikipedia
American Revolutionary War
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the rebellion of thirteen of the North American colonies of Grea...
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Northwest Indian War
The Northwest Indian War (1785–1795), also known as Little Turtle's War and by other names, was a war between the United States and a confederation of numerous Native tribes, with minor support ...
The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought mostly at sea between the United States of America, Batavian Republic, and Great Britain against the French Republic and Spain fro...
Quasi-War - Wikipedia
Barbary Wars
The 'Barbary Wars were two wars fought at different times over the same reasons between the United States of America and the Barbary states (the de jure Ottoman Empire possessions of, but de facto in...
Barbary Wars - Wikipedia
Tecumseh's War
Tecumseh's War or Tecumseh's Rebellion was a conflict in the Northwest Territory between the United States and an American Indian confederacy led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Although the war is of...
Tecumseh's War - Wikipedia
Creek War
The Creek War (1813–1814), also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War, was a regional war between opposing Creek factions, European empires, and the United States, taking place larg...
Creek War - Wikipedia
War of 1812
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two-and-a-half years, between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its...
War of 1812 - Wikipedia
Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
Mexican-American War - Wikipedia
American Civil War
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or i...
American Civil War - Wikipedia
Indian Wars
The American Indian Wars, or Indian Wars, were the multiple conflicts between American settlers or the United States government and the native peoples of North America from the time of earliest coloni...
Indian Wars - Wikipedia
Spanish-American War
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. US att...
Spanish-American War - Wikipedia