Category: Valor

The Second Battle of Fallujah Saw American Forces Fight In the Heaviest Urban Combat They’d Seen Since Vietnam

Four US Marines positioned along a stone wall

The Second Battle of Fallujah took place between November 7 and December 23, 2004, as part of the Iraq War. It’s considered the heaviest urban…

33 Rare Photos of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

US Navy sailors placing leis on the graves of fallen servicemen

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Dubbed “Operation Hawaii,” it was intended to prevent the United States from…

US Air Force, Pentagon Unveil New B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber

Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider parked on a stage

On December 2, 2022, the US Air Force unveiled the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider, its new dual-capable penetrating strike bomber. Developed to combat China’s growing…

Apple TV+ Teases Release of Miniseries Developed By Creators of ‘Band of Brothers’

Still from 'The Pacific' + Tom Hanks as Commander Krause in 'Greyhound'

Apple TV+ has released the teaser trailer for its winter 2022-23 schedule. The clip features previews of a number of upcoming releases, including one of…

At least 10,000 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed During Russian Invasion, Top Adviser Claims

Convoy of Ukrainian tanks driving down a road

A top adviser for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has revealed that between 10,000-13,000 of the country’s soldiers have died fighting the ongoing Russian invasion. The…

Paris Davis’ Heroics in Vietnam Warrant the Medal of Honor – Why Hasn’t the US Army Awarded Him It?

Military aide holding the Medal of Honor

A number of soldiers distinguished themselves during the Vietnam War, but few displayed the bravery of Paris Davis. One of the first African-American officers in…

Battle of Saragarhi: 21 Sikhs vs. 10,000 Afghan Rebels

Sikh officers standing together in a makeshift camp

Between two British forts on the Samana Range stood a signaling outpost. It was operated by a small crew and became the target of a…

John Hines Was the King of Pilfering German Goods During World War I

John Hines sitting among stolen German equipment

There were countless stories of intense bravery to come out of the First World War. However, John “Barney” Hines had a much different approach to…

These Celebrities Bravely Served During the Vietnam War

Behind the scenes photo of Oliver Stone on the set of 'Natural Born Killers' + R. Lee Ermey as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket' + Dale Dye dressed in his US Marine Corps uniform

Prior to embarking on their Hollywood careers – and even during them – a number of celebrities opt to serve in the US military. While…

Movies That Best Show the Realities of Tank Warfare

Henry Fonda and Charles Bronson as Lt. Col. Kiley and Maj. Wolenski in 'Battle of the Bulge' + Stuart Margolin and Clint Eastwood as Sgt. First Class Kelly and Pvt. Little Joe in 'Kelly's Heroes'

Each year, a handful of new films take to the big screen to showcase the greatest warriors and innovations spawned in wartime. From Top Gun…

The Oldest Military Tanks Still In Service

US Marine Corps signalman standing atop an M3 Stuart

Ever since they made their combat debut during the Battle of the Somme in World War I, tanks have played a critical role in the…

Arthur Wellesley: The ‘Iron Duke’ Who Defeated Napoleon at Waterloo

Todd Neikirk
Military portrait of Arthur Wellesley

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, is seen by some to be a contentious figure in British history. A brilliant military leader who aided in…