Month: May 2017

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La Gleize Battle of the Bulge Museum

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

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Remembering a Day of Remembrance

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

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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…

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

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

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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…

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Naval Warfare Strategies: Crossing the T

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

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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…

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The Dreaded Knee Mortar

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

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The Allies’ Wunderwaffe: Five Super Weapons That Won WWII

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

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The Lions of Carentan Part III: Operation Cobra

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