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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

USS Arizona shrouded in smoke

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during the Second World War was the catalyst that caused the United States to officially enter the conflict. Approximately…

USS Oklahoma shrouded in smoke

The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor marks the end of the USS Oklahoma Project, a Pentagon program dedicated to identifying the Unknowns…

Members of Easy Company sitting together

Colonel Edward Shames, the last surviving member of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, has passed away at the age of 99.…

Bob Dole waving at a crowd of supporters

Storied politician and World War II veteran Robert “Bob” Dole has passed away at the age of 98. News of his death was announced by…

Former US Air Force senior airman and National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Reality Winner is giving her first media interview following her arrest for leaking…

Bing Crosby playing the piano + Bing Crosby performing before a crowd of US soldiers

Bing Crosby might be known as the voice of Christmas, but he was also a patriotic American. When he was unable to serve his country…

Official military portrait of Adam Driver + Adam Driver wearing a suit

There are many actors who have put the call to serve their country before their acting careers. This was most notable during the Second World…

Official astronaut portrait of John Herrington

There are few individuals who can say they served in the US Navy and had a career as a NASA astronaut. It’s something John Bennett…

Painting of Charles R. Drew standing with a microscope + Plasma transfer pack and extractor

It’s long been known that giving soldiers blood transfusions increases their ability to live through traumatic injuries. What many might not realize is that the…

US Army Sniper School trainee in the ghillie wash

There are few soldiers who can say they’ve graduated from the US Army’s prestigious Sniper School. The seven-week course is one of the most grueling…

View of Above and Beyond from below

At the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago, Illinois is one of the most powerful pieces of military art ever constructed. Titled Above and Beyond,…

Crowd of French citizens celebrating the liberation of Paris

The German occupation of France ran for four years and greatly affected the lives of French citizens. Things took a turn following D-Day, with the…