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Himmler’s Recruits

The Nazi Foreign Legion included soldiers of numerous nationalities who fought for numerous different reasons.   More »

Himmler’s Recruits

WWII

Interview with a Screaming Eagle

Reginald Alexander, original member of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, recounts experiences from Curahee to Carentan.   More »

Interview with a Screaming Eagle

WWII

Beasts of War

Four-legged, hoofed, and winged animals did their part in World War II, serving as living weapons on the battlefield.   More »

Beasts of War


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James Longstreet’s Wilderness Battle

James Longstreet’s Wilderness Battle

Early in the morning on May 6, 1864, a column of Confederates marched east as quietly as possible along the bed of an unfinished railroad

USS Potomac: FDR’s White House on the Water

USS Potomac: FDR’s White House on the Water

President Franklin D. Roosevelt took the bullet-proofed yacht the USS Potomac on two of the greatest diplomatic missions of WWII.

Il-2 Sturmovik: The Soviet’s Deadly Tank Killer

Il-2 Sturmovik: The Soviet’s Deadly Tank Killer

The Soviet Air Force’s Ilyushin Il-2 “Storm Bird” took a heavy toll in German armor on the Eastern Front.

“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

The author, a rifleman in “Love” Company, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, recalls brutal winter combat on the French-German border.

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