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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

British Major Walking 1,200 Miles To Raise Money For Research Into Daughter’s Rare Genetic Condition

Chris Brannigan with his arms outstretched

A British Army major is embarking on a walk across the American east coast to raise money for research into Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, a…

The MOUNDS Chocolate Bar Helped American Espionage Efforts During World War II

Chocolate lovers alike are aware of Hershey’s MOUNDS bar. The coconut-filled, dark chocolate treat is an American staple, and as far as Hershey’s chocolate goes,…

Teen Goes Viral Asking Questions to Her Dad, A Retired US Spy

Screenshots of Maria and her father from her TikTok videos

A UC Berkley student has gone viral, thanks to her rather unique TikTok series, where she interviews her father, who just happens to be a…

Meissen Porcelain Recovered By the Monuments Men Brings £10 Million At Auction

Meissen armorial tea and coffee service

An auction featuring 117 Meissen porcelain pieces has fetched over £10 million. The items auctioned off once belonged to lawyer and industrialist Dr. Franz Oppenheimer…

Photos From TANKFEST 2021: Some Of The World’s Most Well-Preserved Operational Tanks!

Two Challenger tanks parked at TANKFEST 2021

The Tank Museum held its annual TANKFEST over the weekend. 15,000 visitors attended the three-day festival in Bovington, United Kingdom, which played host to tanks…

Marine Killed In Action During World War II Laid To Rest In Kansas

Military Portrait of Pfc. Glenn F. White + Battle of Tarawa Atoll

A Marine who lost his life fighting the Japanese in the Tarawa Atoll has been laid to rest in his hometown of Emporia, Kansas. Private…

US Space Force Reveals New Service and Physical Training Uniforms

Two US Space Force members in uniform

The United States Space Force has unveiled its new service and physical training (PT) uniforms. The reveal occurred at the Air Force Association’s Air Space &…

Before He Was a Jazz Legend, Tony Bennett Stormed Europe and Liberated a Concentration Camp

Tony Bennett is a jazz legend, with a career spanning over half a century. His music transcends generations, and has made him a household name…

Navy Sailor Killed In Pearl Harbor To Be Laid To Rest In Wisconsin

USS Oklahoma on fire in the water + Military portrait of Kenneth E. Doernenburg

A Navy sailor who lost his life during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest in his hometown this weekend. Fireman…

WWII Veteran Present At D-Day and German Surrender Receives French Legion of Honor

Louis Graziano + soldiers wading through the water

An American veteran present at D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, and the German surrender has been awarded the French Legion of Honor. It is…

The Battle of Pork Chop Hill: Among the Final Battles of the Korean War

Gregory Peck in military uniform + Two soldiers supporting an injured soldier, while another walks beside them

The Battle of Pork Chop Hill was a series of two battles during the spring and summer of 1953. They occurred while the United Nations,…

Lloyd Fredendall: One of the Most Unsuccessful American Generals of WWII

Lloyd Fredendall + American troops inspecting a damaged German tank

The military is an institution built on order and service. While the majority who join abide by these values, others choose to disregard the chain…