Infographics - Military History

American Women in War: Their Evolving Role

While there are far more men than women in the US military, women have made a significant contribution in the military, with some even serving in the front line.

How the Machine Gun Changed Combat During World War I

Lasting from July 28, 1914, to November 11, 1918, World War I is perhaps the most notable war in the history of mankind and while this war is so famously known for its great conflict, history buffs credit it for being the beginning of military and civilian technology. Within the very heart of the war, soldiers were expected to fight in harsh, trench conditions, brave wreckage and carnage and do so unwaveringly.

Transition from the Military to Civilian Life

Military service is one of the most demanding careers. It can present further challenges when it comes to returning to civilian life. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, up to 27 percent of veterans experience considerable difficulties when returning to the workforce.

How the Civil War Created to Modern Economy

During the Civil War, more Americans died than in any other war the U.S. has ever been involved in. Funding the war also took a toll on the economy with the national debt rising 40 times over the pre-war levels.

Civil War - Tale of Two Titans

Every year, Americans take time to remember and honor the fallen heroes of the civil war, a war that transformed America into what it is today. While most people in the country can make a list of civil war heroes, few of them actually know their personal backgrounds, what they did before the civil war and the contributions they made.

The Largest Naval Sea Battles in Military History

A closer look at the largest and most influential naval battles in world history.

10 Largest Air to Air Battles in Military History

Air-to-Air combat has been a staple in modern warfare since the early 1900s and has produced some of the most interesting storylines in the World’s history.

The Cost of U.S. Wars Then and Now

Though it lasted fewer than four years, World War II was the most expensive war in United States history. Adjusted for inflation to today’s dollars, the war cost over $4 trillion and in 1945, the war’s last year, defense spending comprised about 40% of gross domestic product (GDP).