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Articles by Jeff Edwards:

War tends to favor those with initiative and ingenuity and for Victoria Cross recipient Bill Speakman, he would evidently possess both.  Some might think when…

Once the bullets start flying and explosions ring out, one often has but seconds to interpret the battlefield and take decisive action if they are…

There is truly no way to quantify who might be the worst crew in US Naval History, but the men of the USS William D.…

One can say many things about the United States Marine Corps, but one can’t say that these mighty warriors of the modern era do not…

Many men have the honor of saying they fought for their country in the global struggle known as World War 2.  However, not many men…

Perhaps it was the way he carried himself in an unassuming and humble manner, but day after day hundreds of Air Force Academy cadets would…

Every year when the Christmas season rolls around, the classic film of a Banker, who wishes he had never been born and an angel who…

World War 2 will long be remembered as the epitome of total war, total gallantry, and total brutality. It spared none based on their ethnic…

If the history of war proves one thing it is that the physical stature of a man has little to do with the gallantry they…

Many humans worldwide fear to go to the Dentist for all the reasons we would expect.  Too much pain worried they will have to get…

By the time the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Grant Timmerman had already served a 4-year enlistment in the Marine Corps.  However, Timmerman was…

It is a fact that wouldn’t escape this Victoria Cross recipient as he spent the next 3 years in German captivity, but the truth is…