MSN | War History

Famed 17th-Century Warship Vasa In Need of Saving Once More

Vasa on display at the Vasa Museum

One of the most famous warships in Europe requires financial assistance. The vessel in need of repairs, Vasa, is among the most well-known in Sweden,…

INTERVIEW: Roxanne Panchasi Discusses Inaccuracies In Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’

Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte in 'Napoleon'

Ridley Scott’s Napoleon was one of the most anticipated films of 2023. While many applauded the feature for its cinematography, others criticized it for what…

Spain’s Newest Submarines Were Delayed Because Someone Put a Decimal In the Wrong Place

Isaac Peral (S-81) at port

When you think of countries at the forefront of submarine development, Spain likely isn’t the first that comes to mind. That’s not to say the…

‘The World Will Tremble’ to Share True Story of Prisoner Escape From Chełmno

Jewish individuals being forced into train cars

The Holocaust saw the deaths of six million Jewish individuals. The majority of them lost their lives at German-run concentration and extermination camps. Few were…

Jeff Bridges Became One of the Youngest Academy Award Nominees While Serving In the US Coast Guard Reserve

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Jeff Bridges as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn in 'True Grit'

Jeff Bridges is truly one of the most talented individuals of his generation. Renowned for his acting, and having dabbled in music, writing and photography,…

World War II-Era Mystery Solved 80 Years After Aircraft, Pilot Went Missing Over Italy

Aerial view of the Gulf of Manfredonia, where Warren Singer's Lockheed P-38 Lightning was discovered + Lockheed P-38 Lightning in flight

While fighting the Axis powers in Italy during the Second World War, a number of Allied pilots lost their lives. One of them was US…

Russell Crowe, Rami Malek to Star in Post-War Historical Drama ‘Nuremberg’

Russell Crowe standing on a red carpet + Rami Malek standing on a red carpet

Following the conclusion of the Second World War, those responsible for committing the numerous atrocities of the conflict, such as the Holocaust, were made to…

James R Ward: The USS Oklahoma Crewman Who Remained Behind at Pearl Harbor and Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Smoke rising above the capsized USS Oklahoma (BB-37) + Military portrait of James R Ward

The attack on Pearl Harbor was the event that spurred the United States to enter World War II. On the morning of December 7, 1941,…

‘M*A*S*H’ Stars to Reunite For 2-Hour Special

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Cast of 'M*A*S*H'

M*A*S*H (1972-83) holds a special place in television history. A spin-off of the 1970 film of the same name, it followed a team of doctors…

US Army Welcomes First-Ever Female Active-Duty Sniper

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Maciel Hay holding her certificate from the US Army Sniper School

Several notable snipers have served in the US military over the decades, with the biggest names coming to mind being Chris Kyle, Carlos Hathcock, Chuck…

Hikers Made An Incredibly Rare Discovery In a Northern British Field – A Canadian Ram Tank!

Tank, Cruiser, Ram Mk I parked on a dirt track

In the decades following the Second World War, several discoveries dating back to the conflict have been made. Among them are a T-34 tank at…

Francis P Hammerberg Was Awarded the Medal Of Honor After Performing An 18-Hour Rescue Mission At Pearl Harbor

Two men watching smoke emanate from the USS LST-39 + Military portrait for Francis P Hammerberg

Throughout the Second World War, numerous individuals distinguished themselves through actions of great heroism. Some of them occurred in combat, while others happened on the…