Clare Fitzgerald

Clare Fitzgerald is a Writer and Editor with eight years of experience in the online content sphere. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from King’s University College at Western University, her portfolio includes coverage of digital media, current affairs, history and true crime.

Among her accomplishments are being the Founder of the true crime blog, Stories of the Unsolved, which garners between 400,000 and 500,000 views annually, and a contributor for John Lordan’s Seriously Mysterious podcast. Prior to its hiatus, she also served as the Head of Content for UK YouTube publication, TenEighty Magazine.

In her spare time, Clare likes to play Pokemon GO and re-watch Heartland over and over (and over) again. She’ll also rave about her three Maltese dogs whenever she gets the chance.

Writing Portfolio
Stories of the Unsolved

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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

The Battle Of Nassau: The Marines’ First Amphibious Landing

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…

How Sling Weaponry Revolutionized Warfare In The Ancient World

Ancient Roman soldiers with slings + a replica of a Balearic sling

For most, the sling is known as the weapon of choice for cartoon troublemaker Bart Simpson. However, it used to be a widely used weapon…

Mess Steward Poon Lim Survived 133 Days Lost At Sea

Poon Lim on a raft + a portrait

There are few individuals who hold a world record and even fewer who hold one for the longest time spent out at sea in a…

Alan Turing Featured On Newly Released £50 Banknote

£50 banknote + a portrait of Alan Turing

The Bank of England has released new polymer £50 banknotes featuring Alan Turing. The release of the bills completes the Bank’s transition from paper to…

Kugelpanzer: What Was The Purpose Of This German Armored Vehicle?

Front and side views of the kugelpanzer

The Nazi regime developed an array of combat vehicles during the course of WWII. The majority have accompanying documentation to allow historians to develop a…

Felix Steiner: The SS General Who Turned Against Hitler

The Waffen-SS was a German military division that aided in the Nazi party’s domination of Europe WWII. Initially consisting of soldiers with little-to-no military training,…

US Navy Conducts Explosive Test On Newest Aircraft Carrier

USS Gerald R. Ford Shock trials

The U.S. Navy is preparing its newest and most expensive aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), for battle. It recently completed a…

5 Prisoners Of War Who Bravely Defied Their Captors

Charles Upham with his military division

An unfortunate consequence of war is that those involved in the fighting will sometimes get captured by enemy forces. Known as prisoners of war (POWs),…

When The Japanese Failed To Notice The Navy Had Cracked Their Code

Explosion at Midway + a U.S. Navy boat at Midway

The Battle of Midway was an integral part of America’s war in the Pacific Ocean. The battle resulted in extensive damage to the Japanese fleet,…

Project Habakkuk: The Aircraft Carrier Made Out Of Ice

Painting of the Habakkuk

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest-running campaign of WWII. The Germans had seized control of the mid-Atlantic, using U-boats to sink merchant and…

The Attagirls: Remembering The Women Who Flew Spitfires

Lettice Curtis, Jenny Broad, Wendy Sale Barker, Gabrielle Patterson and Pauline Gower standing in front of an Airspeed Oxford trainer

A large portion of combat during WWII occurred in the air. As such, manufacturers developed new aircraft that could stand up to the conditions of…

Bell P-39 Airacobra: WWII’s Most Controversial Low-Altitude Fighter

P-39s in flight

A substantial portion of combat during WWII occurred in the skies, as countries developed their aerospace technology. That included the United States, which developed more…