Author: Heather Fishel

Articles by Heather Fishel:

Many heroes’ names line the pages of WWII history. Many of these men and women were not recognized and known to the public during their lifetimes…

Throughout history, rivers have divided countries, territories, and armies. They’ve proved to be difficult obstacles, keeping invading troops at bay and keeping countries separated. Of…

It’s the infamous and destructive wars throughout each century of history that are responsible for so many of today’s technological advancements. Of course, along the…

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…

World War II introduced the international community to a host of new horrors: Adolf Hitler’s concentration camps dedicated to death, Japan’s air-led destruction that turned…

In the late evening hours of January 30, 1968, the Vietnamese New Year began. This annual celebratory event, known as Tet, signaled the coming of…

When thinking of World War II, there are some undeniable images and individuals that we cannot help but think of: Adolf Hitler and his terrifying…

It’s the infamous and destructive wars throughout each century of history that are responsible for so many of today’s technological advancements. Of course, along the…

Sieges are a familiar sight throughout the many pages of history and the many nations around the world. Yet there is one siege that left…

Though World War II ended more than half a century ago, not all of the mysteries of that time in history have been solved. Questions…

Military stories vary widely: some are the moments that make history, secure victories or result in resounding losses. Others are merely moments of day to…

It’s a book beloved by millions, one that’s been read by multiple generations and turned into an equally famous film: All Quiet on the Western…