Month: May 2017

La Gleize Battle of the Bulge Museum

The museum at La Gleize, Belgium is considered among the best museums dedicated to the…

Remembering a Day of Remembrance

Flint Whitlock takes a look at the history of Memorial Day, from its establishment on…

When the Wehrmacht and American GIs Joined Forces to Fight the Waffen-SS

In 1945, an unconventional alliance between the Wehrmacht and American forces helped to lift the…

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

Three quarters of a century have passed since the epic Battle of Midway.

Colonel Creighton Abrams at the Battle of the Bulge

Relieving weary paratroopers of an epic eight-day siege at Bastogne, Colonel Abrams became one of the heroes…

Naval Warfare Strategies: Crossing the T

Since the 20th Century, capping or crossing the t has been a time-honored naval strategy…

Polish Cavalry Myth Debunked: CNBC vs the Polish Embassy

The Polish Embassy responds to CNBC Host Jim Cramer's joke about "Polish cavalry against German…

The Dreaded Knee Mortar

Actually misnamed, this Japanese light infantry weapon earned the respect of the American soldiers who…

The Allies’ Wunderwaffe: Five Super Weapons That Won WWII

The secret of American victory in World War II was quantity and quality.

The Lions of Carentan Part III: Operation Cobra

Despite suffering heavy casualties, Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6 continued to defend German positions in Normandy until…