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Articles by Jeff Edwards:

He shouldn’t have lived.  And in fact, if you were to ask him, he would tell you that at the time he thought for sure…

Lieutenant James Swett wasn’t the only man to become an Ace in one day during the war and nor was he the only Ace to…

The Battle of Kamdesh would be one of the costliest battles for the Americans of the entire Afghanistan conflict as it saw an American outpost…

Often described as the turning point for the Pacific in World War 2, the Battle of Guadalcanal represented the moment that Japanese expansion in the…

The History of War will always be about that which we know for certain, that which we have reason to believe, and that which will…

The nuances of military history are often lost to the passage of time and with the men who could give first-hand accounts.  As much as…

The ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome has long been a core ethos of the United States Marine.  While one could find many examples from…

It is estimated that up to one-third of British Sailors in World War I was under the age of 18.  Many lied about their age…

Just as they were heading into action having witnessed the overwhelming enemy fleet ahead of them, it is reported that Commander Ernest Evans of the…

Some men were born to fight and so much so that they are not going to let few Army “suggestions” like not deserting your unit…

Every war has its iconic pictures that will forever resonate in the minds of the public and most certainly of the men who fought it. …

It is a scene often played out in the movies.  Wounded and overrun by superior enemy numbers, the only option was to feign death and…