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Articles by Simon Templar:

There are a lot of myths about World War II, just as there are about any other epic event. Some are half-baked. Some are based…

As you’ll see in this historical footage, a B-17 squadron gets attacked by Nazi fighters. Though tough to watch, the audio from the intercom (voiced…

This film is the 2nd in a series of short films that covers some of The Tank Museum’s collection of vehicles. It is presented by…

The tank was one of the most important weapons of World War II. However, the first tanks were built during World War I (1914 –…

There are a lot of myths about World War II, just as there are about any other epic event. Some are half-baked. Some are based…

This video footage is narrated by Military Policeman Michael Baker. It opens with a description of assault tactics carried out by helicopters by the 1st…

He saw action during WWII and in outer space. His exploits inspired many to enter the engineering profession, while one followed him to the moon.…

The Battle for Hamburger Hill left such a big mark on the American psyche that it has appeared in films, documentary series, video games and…

In late 1944 the Germans completed the first Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus, the heaviest fully enclosed armored fighting vehicle ever to see the light of day. The…

Reenacting D-Day is certainly quite a job and enthusiasts in Conneaut, Ohio prove they’re up to it every year. D-Day Conneaut is one of the…