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.

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Articles by Hans Wiesman:

In this Dakota Hunter Blog, you can read about the spectacular Military career of the Consolidated PBY Catalina in the SE Pacific from 1942 until…

See photos of World’s only Veteran Aircraft of 3 wars, built 75 years ago, and still in active military service. The AC-47 T Fantasma, using…

Autumn 2018, The final flight of a Douglas DC-3/ Dakota from the Florida Swamps to Madurodam, the insider’s story  On the 23rd of Oct. 2018,…

In this Dakota Hunter Blog, you’ ll see a series of awesome photos of a C-53 Skytrooper that flew into a Swiss glacier some 70 years ago. All 8 passengers…

In this Dakota Hunter Blog, you will read about an insane plan that the Germans deployed in a final effort to break the imminent Allied…

War History Online presents this Guest Piece by Hans Weisman During my multiple expeditions since 1990 in search of the legendary Gooney Bird, I ran…

Believe it or not, this was a bitter reality in 1969 as the 4-Days War broke out between Honduras and El Salvador, in which only…

We present this guest blog by author and Blogger Hans Wiesman! As the war came closer in 1939, the legendary  General Henry ‘Hap’ Arnold had the thoughtfulness…

Will the new “Preferred Turbine-3” carry the Douglas “Dakota” legacy to its 100th anniversary? Winter in America is cold and out there in that winter wonderland, on…

During WWII, the flight range of the USAF long-distance bombers made huge leaps forward with every new model that came out, mainly due to the…

February 13, 1950. Dramatic story of a Convair B-36 B Peacemaker losing an Atomic Bomb!  USAF’s Strategic Air Command’s  long range Bomber ( with tail…

Guest Blog By Hans Weisman! In this DAKOTA HUNTER BLOG, you will read about another lifetime passion of mine: the Harley Davidson Motorcycle. As a prelude,…