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The History of Fragging in the US Military

US soldiers crossing a stream

Leading a group of soldiers during wartime is a massive responsibility, and the decisions made can often mean the difference between life and death for…

Lt. Col. Justin Constantine Dedicated His Life to Helping Fellow Veterans

Justin Constantine speaking at a press conference

On May 5, 2022, Lt. Col. Justin Constantine passed away after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. As Americans continue to mourn the loss…

Five of the Most Realistic Representations of War in Hollywood

Willem Dafoe as Sgt. Elias in 'Platoon' + James D'Arcy and Kenneth Branagh as Col. Winnant and Cmdr. Bolton in 'Dunkirk'

War films have always seen a high degree of popularity, even while undergoing dramatic changes over the decades. In the early days of cinema –…

The M1 Helmet Both Protected and Posed a Risk to Soldiers on the Front

Soldier charging forward with his weapon

Helmets were first introduced to American soldiers in 1917, as a way of protecting servicemen from suffering head trauma while fighting in Europe. One of the…

Lt. Gen. Larry Jordan on His Military Career and the Service of African-Americans in WWI

Military portrait of Lt. Gen. Larry Jordan

The US military has a long and complicated history when it comes to the treatment of minorities within its ranks. While things have certainly improved,…

Leading the Way: The Greatest Military Leaders in Historical War Movies

Willem Dafoe + Alec Guinness + Tom Hanks

There are few things more important in the military than leadership. Oftentimes, the quality of a unit’s leader(s) can be the difference between victory and…

Video Captures Touching Moment Between Grandfather and Higher-Ranking Granddaughter

Staff Sgt. James Williams saluting 2nd Lt. Charlotte Williams

For many American families, serving in the military is something that gets passed down from generation to generation. In some instances, the younger generation surpasses…

The Sun Perfectly Shines Through This Memorial on Veterans Day

Side view of the Anthem Veterans Memorial

At precisely 11:11 A.M. MST each Veterans Day, the sun shines through a veterans memorial in Anthem, Arizona. The monument is dedicated to those who…

WWII Jeep in a Crate for $50 – fact or a tall story

A young man reading one of the magazines like Boy’s Life or Popular Science in the 40s or 50s might have come across an exciting…

English Country Estate with WWII past on the Market for £10m

Coombe Park is a 125-acre country home that was once inhabited by an aristocratic family who bred racehorses. It has been sitting, untouched, for thirty…

This Book Provides A Look Into The Lives Of US Navy Submarine Cooks

Being in the US Navy and assigned to work on a submarine is not an easy life. For months, men live in a metal container…

The Countess of Romanones, María Aline Griffith, “The Countess Spy” Dies” at 94

The Countess of Romanones, mother of three and grandmother of thirteen, María Aline Griffith, passed away in December of 2017.  Normally, this would just be a byline…