Month: July 2017

  • WWII

The Battle Of Midway: Turning the Tide Of Pacific War

During the Battle of Midway four Japanese aircraft carriers were destroyed by American planes, shifting…

  • WWII

USS Potomac: FDR’s White House on the Water

President Franklin D. Roosevelt took the bullet-proofed yacht the USS Potomac on two of the…

  • WWII

Il-2 Sturmovik: The Soviet’s Deadly Tank Killer

The Soviet Air Force’s Ilyushin Il-2 “Storm Bird” took a heavy toll in German armor…

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“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

The author, a rifleman in “Love” Company, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, recalls brutal…

  • Civil War

General George S. Patton, Sr.: Civil War Veteran

General George S. Patton, Sr., was a Virginia Confederate soldier and an inspiration to his…

  • WWII

Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks & The Battle of the Bulge

Like the Allied Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks and other German armored units were a benefit…

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Marine Stand on Guadalcanal

During the Battle of the Tenaru, U.S. Marines annihilated a detachment of elite Japanese troops.

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Darell “Shifty” Powers: Easy Company’s Sharpshooter

Shifty Powers, one of the “Band of Brothers,” recalls how he survived the war without…

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The Lee-Enfield Rifle in World War II

Although first dismissed by some older veterans, soldiers in World War II eventually warmed up…

  • WWII

Four Things Dunkirk Gets Right About the Iconic Evacuation

Dunkirk gives viewers an authentic look at the Dunkirk evacuation. Here are four reasons why.