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.

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.

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They Called Her ‘Agnes’: The Untold Story Of A French Resistance Hero

My young French friend, Maxence Druelle Fourniez, is the great-nephew of resistance member Marine Fourniez. Maxence achieved his ambition on February 22nd, 2021, to have…

Medic: On Return from Afghanistan I Was Never the Same, I Was Broken

Background I don’t claim to have been the greatest soldier, the bravest or the most resilient. I don’t claim to have been in ferocious combat,…

The “Russian Spitfire” Completes Her Flight Testing

Affectionately known as the “Russian Spitfire” due to her combat heritage flying with the Soviet Air Force during WWII,  Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX PT879 has completed…

Trenton: A Day That Changed the World

A light rain had begun to fall out of a pewter grey sky, spattering dirt on the troops as they slowly made their way down…

Bunker Hill – The Rabble Strikes Back

On May 25, 1775 – as gulls squawked, circling overhead – the British frigate HMS Cerberas dropped anchor in Boston harbor. Onboard, generals William Howe,…

Pickett’s Charge: Nothing but Glory

At exactly 2:25 PM, Confederate Colonel Edward Porter Alexander scribbled this note and rushed it off to General George Pickett: ”If you are coming at…

Being a WWII Historian WW2TV Show – October 12th

In 2016, in a Guardian article titled ‘Big Books by Blokes about Battles – Why is History Still Written Mainly By Men?”, Sir Antony Beevor…

Spilve Airport Riga A Rare Stalin Insight

Spilve Airport Riga in Latvia offers a perfect pairing of two Soviet military aviation and tourist attractions for visitors. Easily reachable from the city centre…

Death of the Wooden Warship – Monitor vs Merrimack

It was March 8, 1862, a Saturday. On the waters of Hampton Roads off Newport News, Virginia – where the Chesapeake Bay empties into the…

Alexander’s Final Masterpiece – Savagery on the Hydaspes

For three days the rains had fallen steadily, but then the downpours ceased. So, riding through the mud with his lieutenants, he studies the enemy,…

The Most Lethal Fighting Unit of the Civil War

At approximately 4:00 PM, July 2, 1863 the great Confederate turning movement at Gettysburg, meant to roll-up the Federal line from left-to-right, finally stepped-off, General…

A Friend Asks For Cards To Make Veteran’s Birthday Special

D-Day veteran Mr Vincent Corsini (ICo/116th/29ID) will be celebrating his 96th birthday this July 4th (coincidentally). His wife, unfortunately, has been hospitalized since early January…