Author: Jeremy Lyons

Articles by Jeremy Lyons:

A ship that can rise over water sounds like something out of Star Wars, but just such a craft is one of many different types of…

The U-2 spy plane, that long, sleek single engine monster that flew at 70,000 feet to photograph the earth’s surface on behalf of the CIA,…

A very poignant internment ceremony will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on December 4, 2018, when father and son will be interred together. 1st…

There were a lot of heroes who emerged from World War II: soldiers, pilots, sailors, and more. One of them – James Howard – wasn’t…

A Pentagon spokesman confirmed on October 11, 2018, that the US armed forces have temporarily grounded their entire fleet of F-35 fighter planes following a…

The luck of the Irish was with USS O’Bannon (DD 450) not once, but many times during the perilous years of World War II. The ship…

Warriors are only as effective as their weapons, and sub-machine guns (SMGs) have been an intrinsic part of soldiers’ arsenals for almost a century. Some…

Using insects – primarily maggots – to treat burns and wounds is a recognized, valid therapy. It is still used today to “debride” (clean) everything…

After the final shots are fired in a war and the armistice is signed, there are still unanswered questions looming about what to do with…

World War II has been captured on film by Hollywood, written about in both fictional and factual books, and caught in newsreel footage at the…

One of the most traumatic losses the United States experienced during World War II happened before the country had even gone to war – the…

When well-known amazing stories turn out to be false, we call them “urban legends.” This is a polite name for what is really a bald-faced…