Guest Authors

War History Online welcomes many guest authors who share their knowledge of the history on our pages. We work with various museums, historical societies and media outlets around the world. If you are interested in working with us or have a great story, please get in touch.

Claudia Mendes

Claudia Mendes holds a BA Archeology from the University of Leicester. During her degree, she focused on medieval fortifications. She works as a freelance writer and stays up to date with historical and archeological news.

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Articles by Claudia Mendes:

On November 19, 1945, the Nuremberg trials started with indictments against 24 major war criminals and seven organizations. All of the criminals tried were members…

Of all the Soviet combat aircraft in WWII, the Ilyushin Il-2 was one of the most important. This Russian plane was produced in great quantities…

Wars are full of inspiring stories and tales that defy the odds. They are also the best place for creepy stories that will keep you…

Snow blindness, frostbite, gangrene, and amputation without any surgical tools. These are all things that can kill a person, and adding in WWII as well…

The Battle of la Drang Valley was the first major battle in the Vietnam War. 36 years later, the first major battle of the War…

In the heat of an aerial battle, can you really keep track of how many planes have been shot down? During WWII, intelligence officers believed…

  A lot is known about the attack on Pearl Harbor, but how much is true and what has become twisted over the years? The…

George Vujnovich was known to his friends as a mild-mannered businessman who owned an airplane parts supply company. In 2007, when Vujnovich was 92, that…