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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…

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…

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

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…

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

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

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,…

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…

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…

Dressed as Filipino peasants, the two American Scouts slipped into an abandoned hut about 300 yards from their objective. It was 11:30 AM, January 30,…

It sounded at first like a thunderstorm, distant, rumbling. Then the ground began to shake as grinding columns of tanks and tracked transports finally emerged…