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The 4 Worst Mistakes Of The Axis Powers During WWII

Looking back at WWII there have been four decisions made that, in the end,  did not work out to the Axis advantage. Of course, you…

Nazis Killed Her Husband, She Bought & Drove a T-34 & Then Went On a Rampage

They say that “hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” But if you take her love away, it gets a helluva lot worse –…

Romans in China: The Lost Legions of Carrhae

The Romans in the first century BCE were perhaps the most growing empires around. Though the civil wars of Caesar and Pompey, and Octavian and…

The man the enemy could not defeat: A giant with a volcanic temper -The only man to be awarded the VC on D-Day

The Second World War revealed over the years the stories of many heroes who gave their lives for their country in acts of boundless courage.…

Tommy Prince, Native Canadian, Was So Quiet, Sometimes In Stead Of Killing Germans He Would Steal Something From Them

Tommy Prince was born on October 15th, 1915, in Scanterbury Manitoba Canada in a family of eleven siblings. He left school at an early age…

‘Brothers in arms’ – Westphalia twins drafted during WWI exemplify family’s sacrifice

War History online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Jeremy P. Ämick, who is a military historian and writes on behalf of the Silver Star…

5 Formidable Melee Weapons of Ancient Warfare

In modern warfare, hand to hand combat is a last resort, with combat knives coming out either in stealth missions or in extremely close quarters…

Flying the Me 262 – Amazing Footage Of The Only Flyable Nazi Jet Fighter

There are very few aircraft in the history of aviation as unique and innovative as the Messerschmitt Me 262. This was created out of desperation.…

10 Of The World’s Biggest Warships

Ships have ruled the seas long before aircraft were created and even though technology has developed other methods of warfare, a country’s navy continues to…

The Story Behind the M-1 Garand Rifle and the story of John C. Garand – from The American Legion Magazine, 1939

From The American Legion Magazine, 1939 SHARP CRACKS of a RIFLE “THE sharp crack of a rifle rang out, and another enemy bit the dust.”…

MoH Leonard A. Funk: U.S. paratrooper who took out 40 Germans in 60 seconds

It goes without saying that many gallant actions of war are often never recorded and lost to the passage of time as they are treated…

Why Did the French Army Collapse So Quickly? – Omnibooks Magazine, 1942

This article from Omnibooks Magazine, published in 1942, looks back on the fall of France Q. Why did France fall? A. Because the French people…