Month: July 2017

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…

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…

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…

“Love” Company in the Vognes Mountains

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

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

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

Sherman Tanks, Tiger Tanks & The Battle of the Bulge

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

Marine Stand on Guadalcanal

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

Darell “Shifty” Powers: Easy Company’s Sharpshooter

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

Four Things Dunkirk Gets Right About the Iconic Evacuation

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

Miracle at Dunkirk

Operation Dynamo remains a miraculous episode in the annals of modern military history.