Category: TODAY IN HISTORY

The Long Road to War is a feature-length cinema documentary about the origins of WWI. Coming from a country that lost over 20% of its…

The Battle of Amiens started nearly 100 years ago in Picardy, France, in 1918. The major combat lasted until August 12th and was a success…

A little after 1:20 AM on March 28, 1942, searchlights on both sides of the Loire Estuary flooded the waterway to reveal a convoy. Twelve…

Two new books in the soft backed Illustrated series from Casemate have an unmistakable French presentation style to them and this is no accident. They…

WWII had some very distinct theaters of war. When people think of the war in the Pacific thoughts, go to the sprawling jungles of Guadalcanal…

In early 1941, Adolf Hitler could look at a map of Eastern Europe and think that his plans were progressing nicely. The invasion of the…

Canada officially contains the greatest number of lakes in the world. In fact, the exact number of lakes remains a mystery, but there is an…

After WWI, Belgium, being one of the countries with the highest casualty count, tried to balance between a ravaged economy and the high unemployment rate…

War History Online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Rick Volker. It was a most unexpected phone call that shook me out of my well organized…

The Hardest Day in the Battle of Britain took place on August 18th, 1940 when the German Luftwaffe decided to try and destroy the UK…

Taking place on August 23rd, 1914 the Battle of Mons was a clash between the British Army and the advancing German Army in Mons, Belgium.…

The Battle of Amiens started nearly 100 years ago in Picardy, France, in 1918. The major combat lasted until August 12th and was a success…