Author: Joshua Baylor

Articles by Joshua Baylor:

On August 9, exactly three months after the surrender of Germany, the Soviets declared war on Japan and attacked on all fronts. In one of…

War Plan Red envisioned that the UK would have an initial advantage because of the strength of the Royal Navy–at the time the largest navy…

As Blue turned and sailed away on its sentry course, oblivious to its own near destruction, the task force increased its speed for its final…

The U.S. went “all in” on the Norden bombsight before the war, subsequently doubling down on it and its variations during the conflict. In the…

In March 1999, a Yugoslavian air defense battery did what, at the time, was thought to be impossible – shoot down a Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk…

Like many history buffs, I love it when films bring military history to life. Of course, I prefer they do it in a believable way…

Without a doubt, films that tell stories of those who resisted Germany’s Nazi regime while under occupation during World War II are a popular topic…

Ralph Parr was a unique man in many ways and is credited with several “firsts” in aerial combat, but his tenth and final aerial kill…

Other American GIs were assaulted randomly throughout the night as well. The Red Cross Club was again under siege. Official reports vary and the U.S.…

On January 21st and 22nd, NVA forces attacked and overran Khe Sanh Village and began their encirclement and assault on the Khe Sanh base. In…

Men of the transportation corps started converting 2.5-ton trucks into mobile gun platforms. They added wood and sandbags as well as mounting M60 machine guns…

The planes also suffered nine accidents, which by itself is not substantial, but one must consider that only 49 of the planes were ever built.…