Category: WORLD WAR II

USS West Virginia shrouded in smoke

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a devastating attack on US naval forces based at Pearl Harbor. Approximately 2,400 sailors and Marines lost their…

Bomb squad + Man looking shocked + Artillery shell

UK-based tabloid The Sun is reporting that British Army explosive experts were called to an emergency room in Gloucester after a patient came in with…

USS Arizona shrouded in smoke

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during the Second World War was the catalyst that caused the United States to officially enter the conflict. Approximately…

The Blue Spaders and Captain America

In 1941 beloved superhero Captain America appeared in a Marvel comic book for the first time. Shown punching the Führer on his debut comic cover,…

Vyborg

During both the Winter War and the Continuation War the Finns utilized creative and often outright comical tactics against the more numerous Soviet forces. On…

USS Oklahoma shrouded in smoke

The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor marks the end of the USS Oklahoma Project, a Pentagon program dedicated to identifying the Unknowns…

Members of Easy Company sitting together

Colonel Edward Shames, the last surviving member of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, has passed away at the age of 99.…

Godzilla and Japan - A Spotlight on the Commentary on War

Alongside Superman and Mickey Mouse, Godzilla is one of the most famous fictional characters in history. He has been featured in movies, books, TV shows,…

Bob Dole waving at a crowd of supporters

Storied politician and World War II veteran Robert “Bob” Dole has passed away at the age of 98. News of his death was announced by…

Bing Crosby playing the piano + Bing Crosby performing before a crowd of US soldiers

Bing Crosby might be known as the voice of Christmas, but he was also a patriotic American. When he was unable to serve his country…

Painting of Charles R. Drew standing with a microscope + Plasma transfer pack and extractor

It’s long been known that giving soldiers blood transfusions increases their ability to live through traumatic injuries. What many might not realize is that the…

Crowd of French citizens celebrating the liberation of Paris

The German occupation of France ran for four years and greatly affected the lives of French citizens. Things took a turn following D-Day, with the…