Tag: artillery

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Bombing Our Friends: The Destruction of Rouen

The frequent bombing of the beautiful medieval city of Rouen, France, caused widespread death and…

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Demise of the Japanese Navy

The naval combat that raged around the Philippines invasion was preceded by a game of…

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To Die with Honor

The Japanese Army fought desperately along New Guinea’s Driniumor River.

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Desmond Doss

Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector, received the Medal of Honor for courage under fire.

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World War I Weapons: Germany’s Big Guns

Stopped short of Paris during World War I, the Germans thought they could still win…

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Before the Battle of the Bulge: Forming the 551st “GOYAs”

Originally commissioned to take on Martinique, the men of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion were…

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Female Revolutionary War Heroes: the Front Lines and at Home

In addition to the Founding Fathers, there were numerous female Revolutionary War heroes who contributed…

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Cannon Thunder at Valmy

By David A. Norris Wind lifted away the fog sheltering the French lines. Atop a…

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Meat Grinder at Yelnya

By Pat McTaggart   The smell of victory was in the air as the forces…

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Flight Out of Hell: The Harrowing Bombing Mission to Kavieng

By Steven D. Smith   In the predawn darkness of Dobodura, New Guinea, 2nd Lt.…