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The Truth Behind the Christmas Truce of 1914 – Coming Together in No Man’s Land

Christmas Truce of 1914 memorial in Mesen, Belgium

The First World War was a particularly deadly conflict, due to both the number of countries involved and the weapons developed via technological advancements. While,…

‘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…

The Real-Life Airmen Behind the Highly-Anticipated Miniseries ‘Masters of the Air’

Still from 'Masters of the Air'

Masters of the Air (2024) is the highly-anticipated miniseries from the minds behind Band of Brothers (2001) and The Pacific (2010). Following the exploits of…

Bell P-63 Kingcobra: The American Fighter-Turned-Soviet Tank Buster

Bell P-63 Kingcobra parked on the tarmac

The Second World War saw the development of several new aircraft, among them the Bell P-63 Kingcobra. Initially developed for use by America, it became…

Henry Kissinger Helped Orchestrate the Deadly Carpet Bombing of Cambodia During the Vietnam War

Henry Kissinger speaking at a microphone

Depending on who you ask, Henry Kissinger is either a revered political figure or a war criminal. Serving as national security advisor during the Nixon…

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,…

On Christmas Eve 1944, American and German Soldiers Came Together for a Temporary Truce In the Hürtgen Forest

Troops and tanks moving down a snow-covered road

When you ask someone about a wartime Christmas truce, they’re more likely to bring up the one that occurred along the Western Front in 1914.…

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…

Why Did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor?

Aerial view of Pearl Harbor

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, was a deadly day in the history of the United States, with thousands of military…