Month: April 2017

The Dachau Memorial

Dachau Concentration Camp memorial site reminds visitors of the crimes perpetrated by the Third Reich.

Wunderwaffe: The Nazi Wonder Weapons

As World War II turned against Hitler, he became desperate to develop weapons that might…

The Battle of Franklin: John Bell Hood’s Catastrophic Defeat in Tennessee

Determined to strike Union forces before they reached Nashville, General John Bell Hood threw his…

Philippe Leclerc: The French Desert Fox

Philippe Leclerc was among the best of the allied field commanders of World War II.

From Paratrooper to POW: Bob Nobles of the 82nd Airborne

Paratrooper Bob Nobles fought for a week in Normandy with the 82n Airborne Division until…

Hitler’s Cavalry: Armored Cars of the Third Reich

German light and heavy armored cars enabled scouts to gather vital intelligence for panzer units.

HBO Working on “Band of Brothers In The Sky”

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are working on a third HBO series about World War…

Otto von Knobelsdorff: Panzer Commander

One of Germany’s most outstanding armor leaders made his impact felt on both the Eastern…

Leonard J. Thom: JFK’s XO on PT-109

Leonard J. Thom, executive officer of PT-109 and JFK’s friend and right-hand man, is remembered…

North Africa: The War of Logistics

Logistics-the practical art of moving arms and keeping them supplied-spelled the difference between victory and…