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Articles by Joshua Baylor:

The first regular troops that would go ashore were the battle-tested U.S. 3rd, 45th, and 36th Divisions supported by special forces units on their flanks.…

Not surprisingly, the film was banned in Vietnam by the authorities because of its portrayal of Vietnamese soldiers. Films about historical military events are one…

Total Axis losses to the British guns consisted of four transport ships, and one submarine which was damaged and then scuttled by her crew. Most…

As many as one million foreign recruits, volunteers, and conscripts fought on the side of the Germans. Imagine the surprise of Allied forces at Normandy…

Despite heavy losses, remnants of the LSSAH would go on to fight in the Ardennes campaign, the defense of Vienna, and the Battle of Berlin.…

For all of us fans of the popular Band of Brothers series on HBO, there are a plethora of favorite real-life heroes portrayed in the…

Many reports indicated that the Apaches and other vehicles and equipment would not function properly in the desert environment. The Screaming Eagles of the 101st…

We all know of the storied exploits of the United States’ 82nd Airborne Division. The elite group of soldiers with the motto – Death From…

The 82nd Airborne Division is one of the most iconic military units in American and perhaps world combat history. Their motto “Death from Above” was…

World War II has no shortage of heroes especially those that had no previous military experience. However, when duty called a British magician decided to…