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Articles by David Herold:

Bizarre Weaponised Vehicles From Military History

You might think that you know about all the unique military weapons that have been made to date, but human beings have a penchant for…

Franklin D. Roosevelt, The People’s President – A Strong Leader For A Turbulent Time

Franklin D. Roosevelt led the United States through World War II and the Great Depression. He was the only President of the United States to…

10 Facts – Reinhard Heydrich – The Architect Of The Holocaust Who Hitler Called “The Man With The Iron Heart”

Unless you are a WWII aficionado, it’s likely you don’t have all the facts about every Nazi official memorized. However, every individual who played a…

The Battle of Taranto In 1940 May Have Influenced Japanese Tactics At Pearl Harbor

Out of all the battles that took place during WWII, there are some that have had a deep impact on both sides. The Battle of…

Bizarre Weaponized Vehicles From Military History

You might think that you know about all the unique military weapons that have been made to date, but human beings have a penchant for…

The Supermarine Spitfire: From WWII’s Greatest Battles All the Way to the Silver Screen

All of the greatest man-made inventions have stood the test of time. They remain living testaments to the evolutionary process and creative innovation of some…

Reinhard Heydrich – A Dark Figure In An Even Darker Period Of Wartime History

Unless you are a WWII aficionado, it’s likely you don’t have all the facts about every Nazi official memorized. However, every individual who played a…

A Difficult Time For The United States – US Rationing of Goods During WWII

Ever wondered what the distribution of food and other scarce resources looked like during the World War II? It was a difficult period for the…

The Battle of Stalingrad: The Battle that Broke Hitler

It was at the battle of Stalingrad that Hitler met his match, and was dealt a decisive blow, from which he couldn’t recover. The battle was a…

Meet General George Kenney, Master Aviator and American War Hero

Every soldier who puts his life on the line is a true hero. However, some amazing souls go the extra mile and really reach for…

WWII Pilot & Commander Nancy Harkness Love: A Symbol of Pride, Passion and Perseverance

Women have always proved their strength and abilities in all walks of life, and when it comes to flying airplanes, they haven’t fallen behind their…

We Can Do It – The Story Of Rosie the Riveter

This poster is one of the most famous images associated with world wars two. The history behind the mythical lady is not at all glamorous—…