Military Heritage Summer 2020

Outfoxed in the Sinai

By Joshua Shepherd

Late on the evening of June 5, 1967, a flight of Sikorsky S-58 helicopters sped low above the sands of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Read more

Military Heritage Summer 2020

The Arab-Israeli Six Day War Timeline

By William Welsh

JUNE 5

Israel launches a preemptive airstrike known as Operation Focus against Egyptian air bases in the morning with its French-supplied fighter bombers. Read more

Military Heritage Summer 2020

Eugene A. Carr’s Heroic Stand

By William E. Welsh

Union artillery shells burst in the trees at the north end of Cross Timber Hollow as Confederates in gray and butternut-colored uniforms creeped through the tangled underbrush on both sides of Telegraph Road. Read more

Military Heritage Summer 2020

World War II’s Most Daring U-boat Attack

By Alexander Zakrzewski

On the evening of October 13, 1939, sailors aboard the British battleship HMS Royal Oak had no reason to believe they were in danger of anything other than cold and boredom. Read more