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The Exiled Billionaire Queen Of Holland Had A Role To Play In The Pearl Harbor Attacks

Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria was the longest-serving queen of the Netherlands, having reigned from 1890 to 1948. Her keen business instincts made her the first…

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…

Greek Fire: Civil War in the “Cradle of Democracy” After World War Two

War History Online Presents this Guest Blog From Alan G. Gauthreaux.  A highly motivated and extremely determined Greek army descended on communist guerrillas on three sides…

A Daring, High-Risk Rescue Attempt In Greenland In 1942 Has Come To Light Again

In August 2012, a team of explorers and U.S. Coast Guard Personnel found something amazing under Greenland’s ice. 38 feet down, sat a single-engined rescue float…

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…

Against All The Odds – The First Mission To Bomb Japan After Pearl Harbor

Sometime, war is no different than your average street fight regardless of how crude that might seem. When a man is punched in the nose,…

Sedalia Airman Killed at Pearl Harbor Was Missouri’s First WWII Casualty

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…

A Dangerous Job: Clearing Unexploded WW2 Bombs In The Pacific

There are divers who search for wrecks under the sea in the hopes of finding treasure, but those from Operation Render Safe, are diving for…

The Air War: Soaring Above America’s World War Two North African Landings

During WWII, air power played a vital role on almost every front although when the American landings occurred in North Africa, that crucial element was…

Cavalry in The Great War: Successes, Disasters, And The Herald Of Change

WWI is widely regarded as the end of cavalry warfare. Changes in technology had made mounted soldiers a liability, instead of the hard-hitting asset they…

The Samnite Wars, Paving the Way for the Might of the Roman Empire

The Roman Republic was a magnificent entity. It had its problems, as all governments do, but the men served it proudly and it took many…

‘Corsair Fleet’ – The Brave Civilian Crews Who Took On Nazi Submarines To Protect the American Coast

While many people know the story of the “Little Ships of Dunkirk,” Great Britain was not the only nation to call upon its civilian sailors…