Month: September 2014

Arlington National Cemetery: Hallowed Ground for a Nation’s Heroes

For veterans, history buffs and the general public, anyone interested in American history should at…

The First Gulf War: Timeline of Events

William Welsh presents a First Gulf War timeline of events that outlines the entire conflict,…

Taking Guam from Japan in 1944

Guam had been U.S. Territory for nearly half a century when it was overrun by…

The Cliveden Reenactment of the Battle of Germantown

Every October, the pre-colonial mansion of Cliveden commemorates the Battle of Germantown by hosting a…

Looking Back on the Battle of the Bulge

Roy Morris Jr. recalls his father's experiences at the Battle of the Bulge and the…

Edward Preble & “Preble’s Boys”

The men who served under Edward Preble, veteran of the 1st Barbary War, the War…

Louis XIV: the Sun King of France

Louis XIV, the 'Sun King' of France, was largely responsible for growing his country into…

WWII Tanks Used by the Israeli Defense Force

For the past few decades, the Israeli Defense Force has used British Centurions, M-47 Pattons…

Rudolf Hess’s Secret Scotland Visit in May 1941

Even today, the mysterious flight Nazi official Rudolf Hess to Scotland on May 10, 1941,…

The History of Slavery in America Prior to the Civil War

For nearly two centuries, the 'peculiar institution' of slavery in America dominated Southern social and…