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.

Articles by Heather Fishel:

When the phrase “organized crime” is muttered, it’s easy to conjure up images of the bright lights, spinning slot machines, or the card tables of…

Chances are, you have heard the notes of the Last Post. The lone notes, played by a military bugler, trumpeting the notes of the song…

The names that line the pages of history are many in number – the lengthy lists of men and women who fought, who died, who…

The Civil War is famed for its brutal battles, its men slain on fields throughout the eastern half of the United States. It’s also a…

The books and moments of history are filled with memorable names, courageous figures, and moments of sheer ingenuity. Yet not all names are as well…

The United States Air Force and Army have seen many skilled, brave, and incredible pilots – men and women willing to fly straight into battle,…

In 1945, the final days of World War II were coming to a close – but not before the world was forever changed. Over the…

Although the people within a military’s ranks make up its power and potential, so too do the weapons the soldiers carry. With the right armaments,…

In June 1941, Operation Barbarossa began, setting off a bloodbath that was supposed to bring the Soviet Union to its knees. Yet when Adolf Hitler…

The legacy of Germany during World War II is filled with conflict, battles, and the grim stories of war atrocities – yet what isn’t often…

The names that line the pages of history are many in number – the lengthy lists of men and women who fought, who died, who…

When you think of Dwight D. Eisenhower, there’s much that comes to mind: a military leader, President of the United States, Supreme Allied Commander, Chief…