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Articles by Micheal Chimaobi Kalu:

Remembering the Sacrifices: National Vietnam War Veterans Day

They braved the line of fire, threw themselves into harm’s way to save a comrade, and battled hour after hour, day after day, to protect…

Tough Life, Tough Man: Charles Bronson Went From Miner To Nose Gunner

In 1943, Bronson left his job at the mine and decided to serve in the United States Army, responding to his America’s call to arms…

The Most Underwhelming War Movies EVER Made

The Green Berets almost immediately got zero stars from movie critics. It was knocked for using too many clichés. War is a very complex part…

Charging Into a Hail of Bullets, H Jones Led From the Front: The Hero of the Falklands

As Jones’s men advanced across the treeless terrain, they met a bout of Argentine fury.  On a particular headstone in Blue Beach War Cemetery there…

The Führer’s Crimes: Hitler was a Tax Evader

Tax evasion was not, by any stretch of the imagination, one of Hitler’s biggest crimes. But for such a despicable man, every single act of…

The Battle of Le Cateau: Britain’s Bloody Nose in WWI

The colours of dusk had begun to paint the skies above them, and the bodies of these men begged for a wink of sleep. The…

Controversial Mossad Chief who Helped Capture Adolf Eichmann Passes Away

The deterioration in his hearing resulted from an injury he received during the raid at Atlit detention camp. Rafi Eitan was the coordinator of Operation…

Spielberg and Mendes to Shoot new WW1 Movie

An application requesting permission to temporarily use Govan Graving Docks in Glasgow for movie production has been approved by the Glasgow City Council. The planned…

Navy to Name Destroyer After Medal of Honor Recipient who Fell on Grenade

While his comrades fell on all sides, Charette repeatedly surged through the heavy rain of hostile fire to aid his injured comrades. The US Navy…

Vietnam Vermin: The Story of the Tunnel Rats

The Americans and Australians were continuously plagued with small scale surprise attacks by the Viet Cong as they advanced deep into the woods. When the…

10 U.S. Presidents Who Served in the Military.

During the attack on Chichijima, Bush’s torpedo bomber was downed by anti-aircraft fire. As stipulated in Clause 1, Section 2, Article II of the United…

Beautiful Story: Life-Saving Coin From WWI is For Sale

When he eventually reached for his pocket, he would find his coin hot and bent from the impact of the enemy’s bullet. On the tail…