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How far would you go for your family? This is the question General George Patton had to ask himself in March of 1945 when he…

Robert McNamara pointing at a map of Vietnam

As the war in Vietnam raged on, the United States military began to run low on men willing to enlist and serve abroad. To increase…

Many people have seen the classic 1963 Steve McQueen movie, The Great Escape, but few know the true story that inspired the film. Here we take…

Pfc. Stan Smith, Pfc. Charles Becks, Pfc. Jack Mongold and Sgt. Dominic Renzaglia holding letters

The widow of a US soldier who served during World War II is thanking the United States Postal Service after the organization delivered a long-lost…

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The USS Alaska was a large, powerful and extremely capable ship built during WWII. If going by statistics alone, one could easily confuse her for…

The Soviet Polikarpov Po-2 plane was initially designed to be a crop duster but ended up being surprisingly essential for the Soviets during the Second…

Side view of the Panzer 57/60

The Tank Museum at Bovington Camp, England has announced it has been gifted a variant of the Centurion tank – the Panzer 57/60 – from…

Meet Marina Raskova, the brainchild behind the little-known all-female night bomber regiment during the Second World War. These ‘night witches’ were so feared by the…

Military photo of Lawrence Brooks

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana has announced the passing of Lawrence Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the US –…

Hawaiian beach and Marines poster

When talking about the US Marine Corps capturing islands, many would think of the island-hopping campaign that took the Corps across the Pacific in WWII.…

Three members of the Long Range Desert Group pointing guns while riding in a Chevrolet truck

Work is currently underway to identify two sets of remains discovered in Poland. It’s believed they date back to the Second World War and could…

Soldier saluting the American flag

Being a member of the US Army is one of the most valiant careers a person can choose. However, the job hasn’t always paid as…