The unbelievable bravery of battlefield nurses

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2028095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Clara Barton[/caption] The American Red Cross was organized May 21, 1881, by a schoolteacher named Clara Barton. The first woman to be a clerk more…

Bernard Lewis, Mideast historian, dies at 101

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HAARETZ) -- Jewish-American historian Bernard Lewis, one of the most famous and influential Middle East scholars in the world who warned of a "clash of civilizations" between Islam more…

Spain's biggest military blunder in history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2023245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Spanish Armada[/caption] Spain led the Holy League to defeat the Muslim Ottoman Turkish Navy at the Battle of Lepanto near Corinth, Greece, in 1571. more…