Fortification Theory (1600)

Images from Jean Errard’s Fortification Réduicte Art and Démonstrée (Paris, 1600), a seminal work in fortification theory. Errard (1554-1610) was a mathematici…more

Dazzle Ships

Dazzle camouflage (also known as Razzle Dazzle or Dazzle painting) was a military camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I and to a les…more

World War II from the Air

A selection of World War II aerial photographs collected from Wikimedia Commons, including the Allied bombing of Hamburg, scenes from Operation Market Garden, and v…more

Operation Doorstep (1953)

Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test from 1953 in which blast and thermal effects were evaluated on mannequins, automobiles, and wooden frame houses….more

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