Month: May 2016

  • WWII

Himmler’s Recruits

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

  • WWII

Hitler’s Iron Fist

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

  • WWII

Australia’s Backyard Wars

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

  • WWII

Interview with a Screaming Eagle

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

  • WWII

Nuremberg Prosecutor: Brigadier General Telford Taylor

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

  • WWII

From Doughboy to GI Helmet

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

  • Civil War

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…

  • WWII

Beasts of War

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

  • Military History

Margaret of Anjou, the Fighting Queen

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

  • Military History

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…