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10 Fascinating Facts About The US Army

Soldiers conduct a surfboard competition at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, March 3, 2021. The competition consisted of 14 rigorous events to test soldier’s physical and mental strength.

The U.S. Army has a long and decorated history. Its inception began during the Revolutionary War, and it has since gone on to become the…

11 Bits Of Slang We Didn’t Know Came From The Navy

ship ropes

Over the centuries, sailors at sea have created a language all of their own. They created words and phrases for particular objects, people, actions, and…

Starlet Turned Spy: The Double-Life Of Josephine Baker

Madeline Hiltz

Josephine Baker broke various color barriers, is a feminist icon, advocated for civil rights, and rose to be the most famous woman in France throughout…

10 Everyday Products That Were Invented By The Military

Jeep from 1947 & a modern GPS unit

Today there are tons of products that ensure everyday tasks are completed in an easy manner. Have you ever thought about where these inventions came…

A Humble Hero: Man Revealed As Hero When His Medals Are Discovered

Donald Helfer

We often see stories of valor, bravery, and medal ceremonies for members of the armed forces, on television and on the news, past or present.…

Bea Arthur Kept A Lifelong Secret: She Served In The Marines

Bea Arthur in 1989 + US Marine Corps portrait

Bea Arthur is a television icon, known for playing the iconic characters of Maude Findlay in All in the Family and Maude, and Dorothy Zbornak…

5 Misleading Military Movies With Major Malfunctions

Movie stills from Saving Private Ryan and Darkest Hour

For better or for worse, historical accuracy is often given up for entertainment purposes in military movies. Even the military movies most people think are…

The Union Civil War Spy Who Was Also A Stage Actress

Pauline Cushman

Pauline Cushman may have been considered a mediocre actress, but she’s seen as one of the most successful Union spies of the American Civil War.…

The Zimmermann Telegram: Why The US Joined The Allied Powers

Arthur Zimmermann and his telegram

It is believed today that few decoded messages have had the global and historical impact that the Zimmermann Telegram had in 1917. This single telegram…