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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

Troop lying down on the jungle floor

Jungle warfare is its own beast. Often called a “Green Hell,” the terrain, animal species and weather conditions force soldiers to contend with an environment…

CIA Agent Napoleon Solo + John Mulholland + Doctors standing above a man who is lying down

The United States government feared an attack from the USSR during the Cold War. This led it to a host of experimental programs aimed at…

White train traveling down a railroad

The Cold War was an uncertain time for much of the world. There was a permeating fear the Soviet Union would launch a nuclear attack,…

WWI grenade + Calbee potato mascot

We’ve all heard stories about people finding human thumbs in their soda or rat tails in their fried chicken. However, we bet you’ve never heard…

First Lieutenant Sukhbir Toor in uniform

A Sikh Marine has revealed he’s prepared to bring forth a lawsuit against the US Navy to grant him permission to wear a beard and…

USS Kitty Hawk + USS John F. Kennedy

The United States Navy has sold two decommissioned aircraft carriers to a scrap dealer for just one cent each. The deal was made with International…

F/A-18F Super Hornet taking off

The United States Navy has revealed that a jet fighter went down in California’s Death Valley National Park on October 4, 2021. The pilot was…

Exterior of Auschwitz II-Birkenau

Staff working at the site of Auschwitz II-Birkenau have discovered anti-Semitic graffiti on the premise. Word of the discovery was announced on October 5, 2021,…

Three Sentinels standing before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On September 29, 2021, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier made history with an all-female-led guard change. The event occurred on the 30,770th day of…

WASP standing atop a P-38 + Four WASPs walking away from an airplane

Women in the US took on many positions while men were serving overseas during World War II. Some worked in factories, while others volunteered with…

Japanese bomber + Unit 731 personnel

The final stages of World War II were filled with bloody battles between the Japanese and the United States. With US forces gaining ground, the…

Nikita Krushchev and Richard Nixon drinking Pepsi at the American National Exhibition + Three Russian battleships sailing in the ocean

Pepsi is one of the most iconic American brands in the world, and you’re bound to start an argument over whether it or Coca-Cola is…