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The Axis Powers: How A Handful Of Individuals Changed The World

The Second World War was a transformative event in global history. More than a hundred million soldiers took part in the hostilities. Sixty to eighty…

Sergeant Stubby: The Most Decorated Dog of The First World War

Dogs are often regarded as man’s best friend. They are loyal animals, can be very protective and can be trained to do many tasks. For…

Weapons and Equipment of the Warsaw Pact – Russell Phillips

The Cold War is a fascinating period of history, shrouded with mystery and intrigue. This series of books aims to lift the veil of secrecy…

Medal Of Honor For Vietnam War Pilot Who Never Left A Man Behind

The old adage of “never leaving a man behind” is often repeated in military circles and spoken with sincere emotion.  However, the reality of warfare…

The Medal of Honor for Defending The USS Liberty Against an Attack From Israel

Jeff Edwards

The United States and Israel have not always seen eye to eye, but they have been nothing less than strong allies since the Israeli State…

When The U.S. Nearly Nuked North Korea Over a Captured Spy Ship USS Pueblo

Colin Fraser

In Pyongyang, the North Korean Government keeps a trophy from 1968. Moored on the Botong River, alongside the Pyongyang Victorious War Museum sits the USS…

Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg, A WWII Hero – He Saved Many Lives, But His Final Fate Is Still Not Certain

Many people saved Jews during WWII, but one person was perhaps unique for three reasons. First; he became a citizen of six different countries simultaneously.…

Battle of Taranto – A Precursor to 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…

The Battle of Telamon: A Gaulish Army Trapped Between Three Roman Armies

The Romans and the Gauls had a bitter rivalry that lasted as long as any other in the world. One of the most humiliating events…

The Tide Turns On The Unstoppable Mongol Invasion

There are few military forces more infamous and renowned in history than the Mongolian armies of the 13th Century. They swept through Asia and into…

“Sandstorm Division” – Military Records, Newspapers Provide Insight Into Local WWI Veteran, F. Jobe

War History online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Jeremy P. Ämick, who is a military historian and writes on behalf of the Silver Star…

Simplicity – General Montgomery’s Battle Plan for D-Day Was Hand-Written On One Page

Ian Harvey

The D-Day invasion was one of the most complex military operations ever undertaken. 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel in one day, with support from…