Over 1,400 entries written by 900 scholars, this database "illuminates not only America's political, diplomatic, and military history, but also social, cultural, and intellectual trends; science, technology, and medicine; the arts; and religion."
This dictionary includes "facts and trivia on major historical military figures. It covers all conflicts involving the U.S. military, plus military ranks, attire, insignia, medals, weapons, military prisons, vehicles, ships, and aircraft."
Biographies of more than 18,000 people (deceased) from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Most entries include photos, bibliographies, and links to selected web sites.