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:

Persian Immortals: The Elite Army Of The Achaemenid Empire

Colorful brick artwork of five Persian Immortals

The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus II in 550 B.C. It controlled a large swath of western…

Digby Tatham-Warter: The British Major Who Disabled A German Tank With An Umbrella

Portrait of Digby Tatham-Warter + planes dropping supplies from the sky

Allison “Digby” Tatham-Warter might be the most interesting member of the British Army to have fought during World War II. Known by associates for his…

The Death Of The Yamato, A New Class Of Japanese Battleship

The Yamato on the ocean

As the war in the Pacific neared its end in 1945, the Japanese were desperately trying to turn the tides in their favor. Their solution…

Green Beret Awarded Soldier’s Medal After Saving Drowning Woman

Maj. Gen. Brennan pinning the Soldier's Medal to Staff Sgt. Tyrrel's chest

Staff Sergeant Ian Tyrrel of the 5th Special Forces Group’s B Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne) was recently awarded the Soldier’s Medal at Fort Campbell in…

Britain’s New Normandy Memorial Pays Tribute To Fallen Troops

Aerial view of Britain's Normandy Memorial in France

The Normandy invasion was the largest naval operation in history. Involving thousands of Allied soldiers, it was the beginning of the end for the German…

Virgin Galactic Holding Charity Raffle For Two Commercial Tickets To Space

VSS Unity in space

Virgin Galactic, the spaceflight company founded by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is raffling off two tickets for flight aboard the VSS Unity spacecraft. Individuals worldwide…

Ernie Pyle: War Correspondent and a GI’s Best Friend

Ernie Pyle standing among a group of US servicemen

Ernie Pyle was considered the foremost war correspondent in America during the Second World War. His distinctive writing style and relationships with those on the…

A Female Sailor Has Completed The Navy’s Special Warfare Training For The First Time

Eight members of the Special Warfare Combatant-Crew in a motorboat at sea

On July 15, 2021, the U.S. Navy held a graduation ceremony for those graduating from its intensive 37-week training course to become a Special Warfare…

Gamer Leaked Classified Information To Prove Developer Got Tank Wrong

Soldier on top of a Challenger 2 tank in the desert

Military game enthusiasts place a lot of stock in the authenticity of their online play, especially when it features real-life events and equipment. That was…

6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion: The Unit Solely Staffed By African-American Women

Charity Adams walking in front of a line of 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion members

In 2021, the US Senate passed a bill that would officially recognize the efforts of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. The unit, solely staffed…

The 7th Panzer Division: Germany’s Ghost Division

A column of German tanks + a portrait of Erwin Rommel

The German invasion of France during the middle of 1940 was swift and effective. Within a matter of months, they’d overrun the country’s defenses and…

UK Secretary Of State For Defence Pays Respects At The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Ben Wallace bowing in front of a wreath

On July 12, 2021, U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace met with U.S. Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin III in Washington, D.C.…