Month: January 2017

Ancient Weapons: The Sling

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

Poison Darts in World War II

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

Bernard Fergusson: Black Watch in the Chindit Campaign

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

Belgium Besieged: From Blitzkrieg to Occupation

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

Rock Force Assault: MacArthur’s Invasion of Corregidor

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

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…

The Mysterious Death of Dr. Fritz Todt, Nazi Engineer

A plane crash claimed the life of Hitler’s minister of armaments, paving the way for…

The Scharnhorst: A Cursed Warship?

The German battle cruiser Scharnhorst was plagued by hard luck throughout her career.

Midnight Raid in Iron Bottom Sound

American PT-Boats thwarted a Tokyo Express run on December 7, 1942, near embattled Guadalcanal.

Alvin Landis: Prosecutor at Nuremberg

A disillusioned prosecutor looks back at court proceedings that gained world attention.