Category: KOREAN WAR

The Lasting Impact of the US Army’s Buffalo Rangers

The 2nd Ranger Infantry Company (Airborne) – better known as the Buffalo Rangers – was an elite special operations unit within the US Army. Made…

The Battle of Bloody Ridge Definitely Earned Its Name During The Korean War

UN Troops Take Bloody Ridge

The Korean War saw United Nations and North Korean forces repeatedly bounce back and forth between gaining territory and quickly losing it. UN troops were…

The Battle of Taejon And Its Importance In The Korean War

The battle of taejon

The Battle of Taejon was a battle that took place early in the Korean War, it was also one of the most important of the…

5 Top Secret Military Bases That Changed History

Missile lifting off from Kwajalein Atoll + Two people walking in a dark cave

The world’s military superpowers are known for being secretive when it comes to their operations, so it’s no surprise there are numerous formerly-secret bases located…

John K. Waters: General Patton’s Son-In-Law Who Was a Four-Star General

Military success must run in the Patton family. It is well known that General George Patton was an extremely successful commander in the United States…

The Evolution of Sea Mines and Their Impact on War

Three German soldiers sitting atop a pile of sea mines

Sea mines are some of the most terrifying and destructive weapons at a navy’s disposal. Capable of wreaking havoc on fleets, they’re a staple of…

Charles McGee, One of the Last Surviving Members of the Tuskegee Airmen, Dead At 102

Charles McGee sitting in front of a painting of an airplane

Brigadier General Charles McGee, one of the last surviving members of the groundbreaking Tuskegee Airmen, has passed away, according to a statement released by his…

This Marine General’s Sword Somehow Wound Up In A Pawnshop

Military portrait of Homer Litzenberg

Various types of items can be purchased on eBay, with some auctions bringing in thousands of dollars. When Marine veteran Chris Anderson logged onto the…

5 Little-Known Facts About the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

images of the Tomb

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located in Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, United States and is one of the most symbolic and hollowed…

How the Soviet Polikarpov Po-2 Biplane Went From Crop Plane to Lethal Weapon

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…

Here’s How Much US Troops Were Paid In Every War

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…

South Korea and the US Agree on Draft to Officially End the Korean War

US Marines in amphibious assault craft moving towards Inchon

South Korea has announced it’s “effectively” agreed with the United States on a draft to officially end the Korean War. Word of the possible agreement…