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The Heroic US Coast Guard Who Gave His Life To Save His Shipmates During A Desperate Rescue In WW2

US Coast Guard Cutter Comanche left Boston in January 1943. She made contact with her convoy on the 29th and proceeded as scheduled. It was…

The Largest Wingspan Of Any Aircraft In History – The Colossal H-4 Hercules

It is the biggest plane ever built – standing more than five stories tall, with a wingspan longer than a football field. Able to carry…

Awarded The Medal Of Honor For Single-Handedly Fighting Off Two Huge Waves Of The Enemy In Vietnam

The Medal of Honor is America’s highest military award given to US citizens for acts of valor. Even if those recipients were high on Marijuana when…

The First Native American General Wrote The Appomattox Surrender In The Civil War

How hard would you work to make a change in this world? How many times would you take rejection before giving up? Ely Parker, the…

Michael Wittmann, the Deadly German Panzer Ace Of WWII

Between the myth and reality lies a figure of great importance in the history of armored warfare. Michael Wittmann, the most successful panzer ace of…

The Battle of Taranto In 1940 May Have Influenced Japanese Tactics At Pearl Harbor

Out of all the battles that took place during WWII, there are some that have had a deep impact on both sides. The Battle of…

These Were The Last Two German U-boats To Surrender In WW2

Throughout the Second World War, U-boats played a critical role in Germany’s warfare strategy. This was especially so during the Battle of the Atlantic, which lasted…

The Biggest Allied War Cemeteries In Europe

Europe is filled with war cemeteries and memorials commemorating the millions of lives that were lost during both World Wars. These sites have become tourist…

The Causes Of The English Civil Wars – Some Of The Most Destructive Conflicts In British History

By Guest Blogger Jemahl Evans The English Civil Wars (there were three, involving all the nations of the British Isles) were some of the most destructive…

The Teutonic Knights, Crusading Lords of Eastern Europe

When thinking of crusaders, the Knights Templar and Hospitaller first come to mind, being the most famous of the Christian warrior Orders. Another Order was…

When Napoleon Invaded Russia, Freezing Weather And Determined Defenders Drove Him Back

Napoleon’s 1812 invasion of Russia is one of the most famous campaigns of his career. It was extraordinary for many reasons. The Size of the…

This Is How The Different Armies Approached Trench Warfare In The First World War

Trench warfare is the iconic image of the First World War. All along the Western Front, the battle ground to a halt as the opposing…