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War History Online welcomes many guest authors who share their knowledge of the history on our pages. We work with various museums, historical societies and media outlets around the world. If you are interested in working with us or have a great story, please get in touch.

Articles by Lincoln Riddle:

During the last months of World War II, as the Japanese were becoming desperate, they turned to a new kind of weapon. While it incorporated…

The United States has lots of airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, etc. One airline most people have not heard of is Air…

Warfare and animals. They go hand in hand, they always have. In a time when we now have high tech vehicles, bombs that can destroy…

Most people know Stargate as the name of a popular SciFi TV series. It has another, almost darker meaning, however. Beginning in the 1970s, the…

The use of spying in the American Civil War was widespread. Neither the North or the South had a centralized agency to handle these matters.…

Shell shock was one of the major side effects of WWI. Many soldiers suffered from it, as it was caused by the heavy explosions and constant…

The United States has lots of airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, etc. One airline most people have not heard of is Air…

Turkish secret agent, Elyesa Bazna, whose code name was Cicero, worked for Nazi Germany during WWII. How it All Began Born on July 28, 1904,…

Although there is a book written about his story and a movie by the same name (The One That Got Away), most people would not…

The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp lies just North of Linz, in Austria. It was one of the first large concentration camps created in Nazi Germany and…

From landmines to mortars and bombs, unexploded ordnances still pose a danger to those in their vicinity. Even worse, you may not even know what…

In the early years of Adolf Hitler’s reign, guards within his concentration camps were primarily male. All that changed in 1942 when the first female guards…