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US Military History: Internet Resources

This guide is for use with military history courses taught at University of Wyoming, specifically HIST 2020: US Military History.


The Internet contains many websites focused on United States and world military history. For academic and scholarly research, care should be take to ensure that biased information is not used. When in doubt, check library resources or ask a librarian.

American Wars

U.S. Civil War

World War I

World War II

Vietnam War

Reading Lists

Each branch of service in the US Armed Forces has a recommended reading list. Some are specific for certain fields, others for certain grades. Reading any of the recommended books will make you a better scholar and warrior.