As we approach the our Independence Day let's take a look at the moments that shaped the United States. Starting with the advent of photography around the time of the Civil War, up to current events, these are powerful, raw and unforgettable photogra...
Ancient Roman gladiators are often seen as captured slaves forced into horrifying bouts of mortal combat. But the truth is more complex - and compelling.
Peter Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day landings
2000 years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a 200-year period of peace and prosperity for the empire.
Due to the popularity of the previous post in the topic (and our own interest, of course), here is a second compilation with selected "enchanted" snapshots from
From the earliest recorded peace treaty to ancient board games, discover 11 surprising facts about the Gift of the Nile.
One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps of Europe, and set the stage for the 20th Century...
Photographs of D-Day landing sites in 1944 and 70 years later.
Quotes are often excellent for capturing a romanticized spirit of war. They offer glimpses of courage, usually without hinting at the pain or complications
For the Journal of the American Revolution, Todd Andrlik compiled a list of the ages of the key participants in the Revolutionary
While some photographs capture our attention because of how the artist behind the picture has decided to compose the shot, others are fascinating simply because of the subjects that they depict. Below are some captivating photographs that tell storie...
History is awesome.
Archaeologists have found evidence that the Amazon rainforest was home to an advanced civilization with as many as 20 million individuals living amoungst the
History is a funny sort of thing. As humans, we often take an extremely complex event and filter the information from that event that best captures the story in our minds. As a result of the limited nature of the human brain, often fascinating and/...