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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

A petition calling for Fort Benning to be renamed “Fort Moore” after Lieutenant General Harold “Hal” Moore and his wife, Julie, has gained steam. It…

SS Norlindo

A team of international investigators has launched a search for the SS Norlindo, an American steam freighter sunk by a German U-boat in the Gulf…

Joséphine Baker in costume + Baker being given a medal by General Charles de Gaulle

The remains of American-born French performer Joséphine Baker will be reinterred at the Panthéon mausoleum in Paris, France. An aide for President Emmanuel Macron confirmed…

Two female air traffic controllers + Mary Chance VanScyoc with a male military air traffic controller

With men overseas in Europe and the Pacific during World War II, women were needed to fill their positions. Many male-dominated industries became inundated with…

U.S. soldiers gathered below an army helicopter

A new report published by the Costs of War Project on August 18, 2021, has shed new light on the costs of caring for veterans…

Destroyed ship in the water + smoke rising in the air behind buildings

The Battles of Narvik refers to the naval offensives and land battle between the Germans and Allied troops in Norway. It was one of the…

The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan has created an unprecedented situation. The Taliban has once again seized control, leading many Afghan citizens to risk…

Ex-USS Ingraham on fire in the ocean

On August 15, 2021, U.S. joint forces conducted coordinated, multi-domain, multi-axis, long-range maritime strikes during a sinking exercise on the decommissioned guided-missile frigate, ex-USS Ingraham.…

Munitionettes working at machines

As World War I raged on, the British government was running low on soldiers and munitions. While conscription rectified the troop shortage, it only fueled…

King George VI and Elizabeth the Queen Mother during the London Blitz + downed Swedish plane in the ocean

Friday the 13th is considered one of the unluckiest days of the year. While many feel it’s just people being overly superstitious, others believe there’s…

Man standing behind a service dog

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to introduce a program to measure the effectiveness of service dogs on veterans…

Two men carrying munitions + smoke emanating from a ground attack

The final years of the Second World War saw Germany fighting a defensive battle against the Allies. Germany had been pushed out of Africa and…