Month: January 2017

  • WWII

The Battle of Britain: Leadership and Logistics in Britain’s Skies

The British Royal Air Force saved its island nation from invasion during the dark days…

  • Military History

Ancient Weapons: The Sling

Although the bow and javelin are more famous ancient weapons, the sling was just as…

  • WWII

Covering the Azores Gap in World War II

Both the Allies and the Axis sought to control the strategically located Azores during World…

  • WWII

Poison Darts in World War II

Could poison darts have helped the Allies win in World War II? Read on below.

  • WWII

Bernard Fergusson: Black Watch in the Chindit Campaign

Brigadier Bernard Fergusson took part in several hazardous operations in the China-Burma-India- Theater.

  • WWII

Belgium Besieged: From Blitzkrieg to Occupation

The German conquest and occupation of Belgium during World War II is a dark chapter…

  • WWII

Field Marshal Erich von Manstein at Kursk: An Impossible Victory

After Stalingrad, German victory agains the Soviets was not a realistic possibility. Yet there were…

  • WWII

Rock Force Assault: MacArthur’s Invasion of Corregidor

American airborne and ground troops swiftly captured the fortress island of Corregidor in Manila Bay…

  • WWII

Ian Fleming: The Fact Behind the Fiction of James Bond

Before Ian Fleming created 007, he was an undercover agent for the British during WWII.

  • WWII

An American Sergeant at Brest: Caught in the Crosshairs

Sergeant Mort Shuffle took a sniper’s bullet in the chest outside the French fortress city…