Month: June 2017

The Nevada and I Survived the War

A former sailor recalls his ship’s participation in one of the most momentous events of…

Was George S. Patton Murdered? New Light on an Old Conspiracy

Was Allied General George S. Patton murdered? New details are shedding more light on what…

A Luftwaffe Ace’s Joy-Ride in a Spitfire

95 years-old Luftwaffe ace Hugo Broch took to the skies for the first time in…

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress vs. the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

The B-17 Flying Fortress vs. the B-24 Liberator—veterans of air campaigns in Europe and the…

First Week of the Bulge: Joachim Peiper’s Blitz For the Meuse

SS fanatic Joachim Peiper led Hitler’s desperate spearhead during the Battle of the Bulge.

WWII Vehicles: German Motorcycles

The Third Reich employed a number of German motorcycles, a commonplace WWII vehicle, during the…

Hitler’s Religion: Was Hitler an Atheist, Christian, or Something Else?

The religious beliefs of Adolf Hitler are frequently misunderstood as either Christian or Atheist. A…

Anglo-Saxon Thegns Vs. The Norse Viking Warriors

To a casual observer, there would be little to distinguish an Anglo-Saxon thegn from his…

Hitler’s Greatest Mistake: The Halt Order at Dunkirk

Without Hitler's halt order, the beaches of Dunkirk would have become a giant POW cage.

Pearl Harbor Paradox: The USS Utah

The target ship USS Utah, a memorial to the dead of December 7, 1941, exists…