Month: October 2017

Ace of Aces

Erich Hartmann amassed a remarkable tally of 352 aerial victories during World War II.

Survival off Samar

In an epic stand against overwhelming odds, Taffy 3 held off a powerful Japanese task…

Mishap at Maleme

A series of mistakes cost the British dearly in the defense of a critical airfield…

Battle for Tolvarjarvi

A pivotal engagement during the bitter Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland had…

Combat Soldier and POW

Corporal Ray Allen Miller remembered his experiences during World War II and wrote an earnest…

The Mighty Beau

One of the earliest multi-role aircraft of World War II, the Bristol Beaufighter was always…

A Triumph of Gunnery

The British defeated a larger Spanish fleet in February 1797 in the battle of Cape…

Seek…Attack…Destroy

One American Destroyer escort group’s 12-day fight changed the course of World War II in…

Witness to the Opening Salvos at Pearl Harbor

The .50 caliber machine guns of the battleship USS Pennsylvania unloaded 65,000 rounds of ammunition…

Cracking the Geilenkirchen Salient

American and British forces coordinated an effort to eliminate a German threat to the U.S.…