Military History

The Long Gray Line: All-New Audio!

by The History Reader

In the first unabridged audio version of The Long Gray Line, author Rick Atkinson has recorded a new foreword, and has recorded an additional bonus conversation with Ty Seidule, former head of the history department at … Read the article

The Escape of the Nine

by Gwen Strauss

The Nine follows the true story of author Gwen Strauss’s great aunt Hélène Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the … Read the article

The Philadelphia: Our Most Evocative National Relic

by Jack Kelly

I have traveled to Revolutionary-era battlefields and forts. I’ve examined countless eighteenth-century muskets, uniforms, swords, and shoe buckles. I’ve looked at the original Declaration of Independence in the National Archives. Yet a single artifact has always stood … Read the article