Month: August 2017

North Atlantic Odyssey

A crafty captain worked to free his cargo ship after its seizure by the Germans…

Colt Commando .38 Special: Revolver Pressed into Service

The Colt Commando remains a unique, collectible handgun that was used in World War II.

How Capitalism Won WWII: This Is Capitalism and Expert Rob Citino Explain

We interviewed Expert Dr. Rob Citino from the WWII Museum in New Orleans on the…

Alexander’s Triumph at Granicus

In a closely fought battle against the Persians in Asia Minor, the young king nearly…

The M-60 Machine Gun in the Vietnam War

The versatile, quick-firing M60 machine gun became one of the iconic weapons of the Vietnam…

Long-Range Fighter Escort

The development of long-range escort fighters was one contributor to the progress of the Allied…

First Raid For the Mighty Eighth

The destructive power of the Eighth Air Force steadily grew during the bombing campaign against…

USS Lexington: A Lady to the End

The aircraft carrier USS Lexington waged a gallant war in the Pacific against the Imperial…

Battle of Kadesh: Clash of the Chariot Armies

The Egyptians and Hittites fought a great chariot battle at Kadesh in 1274 BC. At…

The American Air Museum in Duxford

Housing the finest collection of American aircraft outside the United States.