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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

Seven ships sailing in the water

The United States recently teamed up with the United Kingdom and the Netherlands to participate in training exercises in the Indian Ocean. The two-day session…

Swiss pikemen against German Landsknechts

One of the most formidable military infantries from the Middle Ages was the Swiss pikemen. Despite being a small contingent with little in the way…

Robert E. Lee statue being hoisted in the air + the statue on a truck surrounded by people

The debate surrounding Civil War-era monuments in the United States has been gathering steam over the years. With movements like Black Lives Matter raising issues…

Members of the Women's Timber Corps

Throughout the Second World War, women in Britain stepped up wherever they were needed. Many volunteered as air wardens or joined civilian organizations dedicated to…

Soldiers in hospital beds + a portrait of Thomas Francis Jr.

It’s hard to imagine a time when vaccines didn’t exist. However, up until the Second World War, they were few and far between. It wasn’t…

Ilmensee-Express train + Piotr Koper + a pile of gold

Treasure hunter Piotr Koper has announced he’s possibly uncovered the legendary Nazi gold train at the bottom of a lake. After more than a decade…

Los Angeles Times newspaper clipping of the Battle of Los Angeles

The United States entered WWII after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The bombing put the entire nation on high alert, and…

The remains of U.S. Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Alphard Stanley Owsley have been identified 79 years after he perished during the Japanese attack on…

Two Boeing B-17Es in formation

The Boeing B-17 series of planes are considered some of the best military aircraft developed during WWII. It was nicknamed the “Flying Fortress” by a…

Copper Folly + Alan Turing

Whether you’re a history buff looking to live in the home of a famous historical figure or a family looking to escape the big city,…

June 30, 2021 – It has been announced former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has passed away. A man who spent the majority of his…

The Battle of Nassau was a naval operation and amphibious assault by the newly formed Continental Navy and Marines. It was the Marines’ first amphibious…