Guest Authors

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Articles by Madeline Hiltz:

Reinhard Heydrich was one of the evilest humans to ever live. Heydrich rose in prominence to become the chief of the Reich Security Main Office,…

Cartoons were often used during the Second World War not just as propaganda but as a morale booster for war-weary Americans. As such, many of…

Military generals are typically not associated with Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. However, without one particular military general, Magic Kingdom would still be a mosquito-infested wetland.…

The military world is full of unsolved mysteries that are both creepy and intriguing. Here we have found some of the eeriest military mysteries from…

Although she has been regarded as an aviation pioneer, only a handful of people know about Dame Fanny Lucy Houston. In fact, without Lady Houston,…

On May 10, 1945, two U.S. Marine pilots were on a combat air patrol when they came across a lone Kawasaki Ki-45. Realizing there was…

The Roosevelt’s are one of America’s most successful political families. However, although Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt have been extensively studied, one Roosevelt who was…

In a tiny peninsula outside of the Free City of Danzig, ruins can still be found from the first battle of the Second World War.…

Bungee jumping is one of those things that make people stop and wonder how in the world was this activity ever discovered? Modern-day bungee jumping…

For being a relatively small river gunboat, the USS Wake¬†has a surprisingly long history. Initially ready for service in 1927, the gunboat has been captured…

Puff The Magic Dragon wasn’t just a popular song by Peter Paul & Mary in the 1960s but was also the nickname for the Douglas…

Although it might look like a normal bridge today, the Nijmegen bridge was a pivotal strategic point throughout the entirety of the Second World War.…