Month: February 2017

  • Military History
  • Military Museums

1st Infantry Division Museum

The 1st Infantry Division Museum puts visitors into the heart of the action.

  • WWII

From 747 to B-17: An Interview With Airline Pilot Robert Trammell

Commercial pilot Robert Trammell recalls his experience flying a veteran B-17 Flying Fortress for the…

  • WWII

Joe Foss and Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindberghe and Joe Foss, two aviators of very different stripes, found themselves flying side…

  • WWII

The Kempeitai: Japan’s Dreaded “Gestapo”

The Kempeitai were the military police of the Japanese Imperial Army. Literally translated, the name…

  • WWII

Bridge House Hotel: Crimes of the Kempeitai in Shanghai

Shanghai’s infamous Bridge House Hotel was a place of torture and death for untold numbers…

  • WWII

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Photo

Public perception of the famed Rosenthal photo depicting marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima…

  • Civil War

The Artillery Reserve of the Army of the Potomac

The Union Army of the Potomac’s artillery reserve used massed cannons to provide concentrated and…

  • WWII

The SCR-300 Backpack Radio

The development of the U.S. Army’s “Walkie-Talkie” SCR-300 backpack radio was a game-changer for frontline…

  • WWII

The 1st SS Panzer Division at the Falaise Pocket

The 1st SS Panzer Division fought for its life to escape the closing Falaise Pocket…

  • WWII

Opening the Venona Files

A top-secret agency helped the United States keep tabs on its Soviet ally during and…