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War History Online presents this Guest Article by McKay Smith In the summer of 1944, Clem Dowler went from serving in the U.S. Army Air…

Some men choose sides, others choose battles, and others fight regardless of the side or battle. One such man not only fought for three different…

The Tomb of the Unknowns at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, U.S.A. was first built in 1921. Its purpose was and still is to…

The Tiger Tank was without a doubt the tank which was most feared by the Allied forces during the Second World War. The thing that…

One of the most highly decorated American soldier of World War II, Audie Leon Murphy, was born on the 20th June 1925.  His life story…

Aircraft carriers are enormously important. They serve as mobile bases for warplanes at sea. They have flight decks for planes to take off and land.…

Looking back at history, the outcome of the Falklands War is seen by on by many as a foregone conclusion. Lasting only ten weeks, it…

Air power first became a significant part of warfare during WWI, but it was in WWII that it came to the forefront. Long range bombing…

At the beginning of 1945, it was clear to the military and most Nazi leaders that Germany would be defeated. In January the Allies, having…

For many young people, the outbreak of the greatest War this planet had ever seen would come just a little too early for them to…

Most of us have seen footage or photographs of the explosions at Nagasaki and Hiroshima: the mushroom cloud, the radius, the devastation. Those, however, were…

The Lockheed U-2 and SR-71 ‘Blackbird’ are two planes about which there is not a lot known. Here we will learn some facts about them.…