Month: May 2016

Himmler’s Recruits

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

Hitler’s Iron Fist

Nazi police and security forces maintained control in Germany and occupied territories.

Australia’s Backyard Wars

Australian forces engaged in controversial operations against the Japanese during the final months of World…

Interview with a Screaming Eagle

Reginald Alexander, original member of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, recounts experiences…

Nuremberg Prosecutor: Brigadier General Telford Taylor

Brigadier General Telford Taylor was also the author of a series of important books on…

From Doughboy to GI Helmet

The steel head cover of the American soldier became an icon during World War II.

The Creation of the U.S. Sanitary Commission

The U.S. Sanitary Commission assisted the hard-pressed Medical Department in providing aid and comfort to…

Beasts of War

Four-legged, hoofed, and winged animals did their part in World War II, serving as living…

Margaret of Anjou, the Fighting Queen

The life of Margaret of Anjou was not that of a meek noblewoman content with…

The War of the Roses: A Red Storm Rising

Ruling on behalf of feeble-minded King Henry VI, Richard of York marched north to quash…