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 Irish Postmistress Whose Weather Forecast Changed the Course of D-Day

Barrage balloons and ships along the coast of Omaha Beach

Throughout World War II, many individuals went about their everyday lives, unaware of the repercussions of their actions. One of them was Maureen Flavin Sweeney,…

Famed 17th-Century Warship Vasa In Need of Saving Once More

Vasa on display at the Vasa Museum

One of the most famous warships in Europe requires financial assistance. The vessel in need of repairs, Vasa, is among the most well-known in Sweden,…

INTERVIEW: Roxanne Panchasi Discusses Inaccuracies In Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’

Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte in 'Napoleon'

Ridley Scott’s Napoleon was one of the most anticipated films of 2023. While many applauded the feature for its cinematography, others criticized it for what…

X-32: Boeing’s Jet Fighter Prototype Lost Out to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

Boeing X-32 taking off

Many unusual-looking aircraft have been developed over the years, but none are as ugly as the Boeing X-32. Designed as part of the Joint Strike…

‘Saving Private Ryan’ Movie Details History Fans Will Appreciate

Tom Hanks as Capt. John Miller in 'Saving Private Ryan'

Saving Private Ryan (1998) is arguably one of the best war films ever released, especially when it comes to depicting what took place during the…

North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco: The Vietnam-Era Light-Attack Aircraft That’s Looking to Make a Comeback

Two North American Rockwell OV-10 Broncos in flight

The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco was a Vietnam-era light-attack and observation aircraft that was favored by the US Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.…

Spain’s Newest Submarines Were Delayed Because Someone Put a Decimal In the Wrong Place

Isaac Peral (S-81) at port

When you think of countries at the forefront of submarine development, Spain likely isn’t the first that comes to mind. That’s not to say the…

The Truth Behind the Christmas Truce of 1914 – Coming Together in No Man’s Land

Christmas Truce of 1914 memorial in Mesen, Belgium

The First World War was a particularly deadly conflict, due to both the number of countries involved and the weapons developed via technological advancements. While,…

‘The World Will Tremble’ to Share True Story of Prisoner Escape From Chełmno

Jewish individuals being forced into train cars

The Holocaust saw the deaths of six million Jewish individuals. The majority of them lost their lives at German-run concentration and extermination camps. Few were…

The Real-Life Airmen Behind the Highly-Anticipated Miniseries ‘Masters of the Air’

Still from 'Masters of the Air'

Masters of the Air (2024) is the highly-anticipated miniseries from the minds behind Band of Brothers (2001) and The Pacific (2010). Following the exploits of…

Jeff Bridges Became One of the Youngest Academy Award Nominees While Serving In the US Coast Guard Reserve

Jeff Bridges as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn in 'True Grit'

Jeff Bridges is truly one of the most talented individuals of his generation. Renowned for his acting, and having dabbled in music, writing and photography,…

Bell P-63 Kingcobra: The American Fighter-Turned-Soviet Tank Buster

Bell P-63 Kingcobra parked on the tarmac

The Second World War saw the development of several new aircraft, among them the Bell P-63 Kingcobra. Initially developed for use by America, it became…