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Shadow Warriors

By Christopher Miskimon

The concept of special operations forces was a new one during World War II. These units performed a combination of espionage and unconventional warfare in support of the larger strategy of achieving victory. Read more

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The Battle of Shanghai

By Christopher Miskimon

The 1930s was a decade full of World War II’s antecedents. Fighting broke out at various points around the globe during this decade, and many consider the period to be a training ground for 1939-1945. Read more

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Battle for the North Atlantic

By Christopher Miskimon

Victory in Europe during World War II is often attributed to various exertions, turning points, and campaigns that spanned several theaters of war. Read more

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Soviets Stop the Threat of War with Japan

By Christopher Miskimon

While most of the focus on World War II’s beginning centers on Europe and Nazi Germany’s rise, there is also a distinct body of writers and researchers who have turned their gaze eastward toward Asia in the 1930s. Read more

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Tragedy and Triumph

By Christopher Miskimon

On January 21, 1945, Lt. Col. Felix Sparks looked out over the rough, hilly terrain of the Vosges Mountains near Reipertswiller, France. Read more

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Fallujah Awakens

The Iraq War is now considered a closed chapter in U.S. history but the true lessons are only now beginning to be drawn. Read more

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Petraeus’ COIN Strategy

By Al Hemingway

Hard-charging and charismatic, U.S. Army General David Petraeus, together with a cadre of subordinates, attempted to rewrite the methods used by the military to wage future wars. Read more

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America’s First Prisoners of War in the Philippines

By Al Hemingway

On the morning of April 12, 1899, a U.S. Navy cutter from the USS Yorktown with a crew of 14 sailors and one officer cautiously made its way up the Baler River in the province of Aurora in the northeastern section of Luzon Island in the Philippines. Read more

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

By Al Hemingway

On the cold, dark morning of January 18, 1943, the familiar sound of German Army jackboots could be heard in the Jewish sector of Nazi-occupied Poland. Read more

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Hitler’s Pope

By Al Hemingway

History has not been kind to the Roman Catholic Church during World War II, especially Pope Pius XII, who was the spiritual leader of the church during that period. Read more

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Tracking Nazi Murderers

By Al Hemingway

On the bone-chilling night of March 24, 1944, shadowy figures from nowhere out of the ground. They emerged from a makeshift tunnel that led from the German prison camp Stalag Luft III located approximately 100 miles southeast of Berlin to a wooded area outside the barbed wire. Read more

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Treasury Spy for Stalin

By Al Hemingway

Harry Dexter White was an unassuming man. His metal-framed glasses, child-like appearance, and mild demeanor endeared him to people. Read more