Military History

  • George C. Herring (1936–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Robert K. Brigham and Kyle Longley | Mar 30, 2023

    George C. Herring, historian of the Vietnam War and US foreign relations, died on November 30, 2022.
  • St. George’s Ribbon

    Everything Has a History

    Brandon Schechter | Mar 29, 2023

    As Russia wages war on Ukraine, its imagery has leaned heavily on an old icon.
  • Sonoran Soundscapes

    Perspectives Daily

    Alyssa Kreikemeier | Feb 2, 2023

    The clash between public lands held for conservation and used by the US military often comes down to one thing: noise.
  • John W. Shy (1931–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Ira Gruber | Jan 31, 2023

    John W. Shy, professor emeritus of history at the University of Michigan and a leading authority on Anglo-American military history,...

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  • America's Nuclear Sponge

    Taylor Rose | Dec 12, 2022

    Preventing construction of a nuclear complex on the Nevada–Utah border brought together an unexpected coalition.
  • The 20-Sided Die

    Ian Tonat | Nov 29, 2022

    From basements to Fifth Avenue boutiques, the 20-sided die represents the rise of all things geek in contemporary culture.
  • The Better Roe

    Kara Dixon Vuic | Aug 10, 2022

    When Susan Struck fought being discharged for pregnancy from the US Air Force, it brought the right to choose into a different light. 
  • Charles P. Roland (1918–2022)

    John David Smith and Thomas Howard Appleton Jr. | Jun 6, 2022

    Charles Pierce Roland, Alumni Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Kentucky, died on April 12, 2022, just days following his 104th birthday.
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    David Alan Parnell | May 17, 2022

    Once you go down a YouTube rabbit hole, you never know where you'll end up.

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