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From Battlefield to Football

A German paratrooper recalls his days fighting in Crete, then years as a POW in Britain and the United States, where he played American football.   More »

From Battlefield to Football

WWII

The White and Black Ship

The destroyer escort USS Mason became an experiment in racial equality in World War II, the Navy’s version of the Tuskegee Airmen.   More »

The White and Black Ship

WWII

Bombing Buchenwald

The August 1944 Amreican air raid on a weapons factory at the Nazis’ horrific concentration camp was one of the most precise bombing missions of the war.   More »

Bombing Buchenwald

Civil War

“Let us Die like Men”

In his last battle in Franklin, Patrick Cleburne led his troops in an effort to pierce the Union defenses. His sense of duty outweighed his doubts.   More »

“Let us Die like Men”

WWII

The Heroes of Hill 192

The winner of a large battle fora small hill in Normandy, fought between the 2nd U.S. Infantry Division and German paratroopers.   More »

The Heroes of Hill 192

WWII

Turan’s Tank

Nazi Germany’s ally Hungary worked hard to develop a tank that could stand up to Soviet armor, but to no avail.   More »

Turan’s Tank


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The Battle of Ortona: Italy’s Stalingrad

The Battle of Ortona: Italy’s Stalingrad

Determined Canadians fought street by street through the Battle of Ortona against elite German paratroopers who sought to stall the Allied advance.

How Jean Rapp Saved Napoleon Bonaparte’s Life… Three Times

How Jean Rapp Saved Napoleon Bonaparte’s Life… Three Times

French General Count Jean Rapp saved Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s life three times under widely varying circumstances.

The Life of a Military Historian: Walking Through the D-Day Invasion

The Life of a Military Historian: Walking Through the D-Day Invasion

Flint Whitlock shares with us his experiences leading European tours during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

Military Weapons: NATO’s FN-FAL Rifle

Military Weapons: NATO’s FN-FAL Rifle

One of the most-used military weapons in history, the FN-FAL rifle was the most successful of the NATO military rifles and was used across the globe.

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