Category: ARTICLES

The History of Chechnya’s Fierce Fighting Force

Chechen fighters walking together

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…

The History of Fragging in the US Military

US soldiers crossing a stream

Leading a group of soldiers during wartime is a massive responsibility, and the decisions made can often mean the difference between life and death for…

The Powerful Speech Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivered to Allied Troops Invading Normandy

Dwight D. Eisenhower speaking with paratroopers

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force, was among those who helped execute the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6,…

US Marine Corps’ Pride Month Post Ignites Discussion About Being LGBTQ+ in the Military

US Marine in camouflage + "Pride" written in rainbow lettering

Each June, companies and allies across the globe take to social media to express their support for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Oftentimes, this support…

Seven Little-Known Facts Fans Need to Know About ‘Apocalypse Now’

Martin Sheen as Capt. Benjamin L. Willard in 'Apocalypse Now' + Robert Duvall at Lt. Col. William Kilgore in 'Apocalypse Now' + Sam Bottoms as Lance B. Johnson in 'Apocalypse Now'

When it was released in 1979, Apocalypse Now was unlike any war movie the public had ever seen, forever changing the genre. The film, written by…

Lt. Gen. Larry Jordan on His Military Career and the Service of African-Americans in WWI

Military portrait of Lt. Gen. Larry Jordan

The US military has a long and complicated history when it comes to the treatment of minorities within its ranks. While things have certainly improved,…

Did a Deep Sleep Cause Hitler to Lose the Second World War?

US Troops arrive at Normandy Beach on D-Day

Adolf Hitler spent his whole adult life attempting to take control of Europe, and once he took power in the Rhine, he turned his sights…

Junkers Ju 87Bs Utilized Psychological Warfare Against Allied Ground Troops

Junkers Ju 87Bs in flight

The Germans during the Second World War hoped to take over the world, and they didn’t just plan to do so by using military force.…

Anti-War Resistance in the US Military During the Vietnam War

Newspaper clippings about resistance to the Vietnam War

Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II, many American civilians were eager to go off to war. It was a much…

New Gold Train? Group Claims Nazi Gold Discovery Worth Nearly $250 Million

Exterior of Seydlitz Palace

Treasure hunters have long been fascinated with locating the hidden gold and loot taken by the German Army and hidden across Eastern Europe during the…

Simo Häyhä: The Deadliest Sniper in the History of War

Simo Häyhä with his sniper rifle + Military portrait of Simo Häyhä

The Winter War of 1939-40 was a true test of the Finnish Army’s strength and resolve. While the country ended up ceding border areas to…

Kota Bharu: How Imperial Japan Conquered British Malaya in the Most Unlikely Way

Just 70 minutes before the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service commenced an attack on the United States naval base Pearl Harbor, another equally horrific battle…