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

Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

The Women Who Decoded German Enigma At Bletchley Park

Two WRENS working on a Colossus computer + the exterior of Bletchley Park

The work done at Buckinghamshire’s Bletchley Park is credited with shortening World War II by between two and four years. The UK’s greatest minds worked…

Effort To Rename Fort Benning After Decorated Lieutenant General Gains Traction

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…

Search Launched For Steamship Sunk By German U-Boat Off Florida Coast In 1942

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 To Be Reinterred At France’s Panthéon Mausoleum

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…

When Male Air Traffic Controllers Went To War, Women Stepped In To Fill Their Positions

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…

The Cost Of Caring For Afghanistan And Iraq Veterans Could Top $2.5 Trillion

U.S. soldiers gathered below an army helicopter

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

The Battles of Narvik: Norway’s Toughest Fight

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 Biggest Invasions of Afghanistan: 330 BC to Present-Day

Women standing together, with one holding a sign requesting aid

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

The U.S. Military Destroyed Its Last Oliver Hazard Perry-Class Frigate In Explosive Fashion

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: The Women Who Built Munitions During WWI

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…

5 Military Events That Prove Friday The 13th Is Incredibly Unlucky

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…

VA Launching Service Dog Program For Veterans With PTSD

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…