Two bridges over Holland’s Waal River were the scene of two important battles in Bernard Montgomery’s Market-Garden Campaign. More »
In Normandy on the night of June 5/6, 1944, the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division overcame countless SNAFUs to take a key village. More »
British interests in Europe clashed with American strategy in WWII. How the clash influenced the making of the Iron Curtain is debated to this day. More »
Cheap to produce, the airborne infantry ‘cricket’ was a lifesaver during the D-Day invasions. But who was it issued to? The debate continues today. More »
This week we hear from William Welsh, editor of Military Heritage Magazine, who’s compiled a list of personal favorites for books on World War II. More »
Anyone interested in reading military history sooner or later comes around to The Longest Day and Cornelius Ryan, known to his friends as Connie. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.