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Ex-Concentration Camp Guard Sentenced to Five Years in Prison By German Court

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A 101-year-old German man has been found guilty of 3,518 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an SS guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp…

American Soldiers Teamed Up with Germans and Cossacks to Save Horses from the Red Army

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On April 28, 1945, a portion of the American forces set off on an incredibly dangerous and unique mission. Dubbed Operation Cowboy, it saw them…

The Battle of Castle Itter Saw Germans Team Up with the American Forces

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The Allies fought fiercely against the Germans in both World War I and II. By the end of the Second World War, some Germans were…

How Canadian Soldiers Exploited German Troops During World War I

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As the First World War dragged on, an unexpected group of soldiers became known for their ruthlessness and zeal. Canadians, stereotyped as friendly, kind and…

Most Countries Fail To Spend 2% GDP For Defense Plus More Facts About NATO

If a NATO country is attacked, the entire organization responds. And for this reason, a lot of countries that aren’t members would like to be.…

The Things We Do for Friends: The Film ‘Devotion’ Tells the True Story of Jesse L. Brown and Tom Hudner

The incredible true story of Jesse L. Brown, the first African-American aviator to complete the Navy’s basic flight training program, and the comradeship between him…

Medal of Honor Recipient Gary Wetzel Has Never Stopped Serving

Upbringing and military service Gary Wetzel was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined the United States Army in 1965 at the age of…

These Are the 6 Iconic Planes Featured in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

There have been few sequels quite like Top Gun: Maverick. Despite the enormous success of the 1986 film, it took 36 years for a sequel…

Russian Forces Are Hitting Eastern Ukraine With an Estimated 60,000 Shells Per Day

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The Russo-Ukraine War is nearing the four-month mark, and the Ukrainian military is beginning to run dangerously low on the ammunition needed to operate its…

Russia’s War on Ukraine is Emphasizing the Need for Military Powers to Adapt to the Changing Face of Conflict

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine has surpassed the 100-day mark and has seen much of the invaded country left in rubble. Many cities were razed…

Nine of the Most Infamous Booby Traps Used By the Viet Cong

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The Vietnam War was infamous for the guerrilla warfare American forces were largely unprepared for. The Viet Cong were on their home turf and used…

The History of Chechnya’s Fierce Fighting Force

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In February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent the country’s Army to invade Ukraine. He believed he could make quick work of the invasion, but…