Category: WORLD WAR II

Since WW2 US vehicles have been named after notable American historical figures, but this ongoing tradition of the US’ tank names was actually started by…

James E Wright

The remains of an Army servicemember who was declared missing during WWII have been successfully identified almost 77 years later. The lieutenant from Parkton, North…

Chocolate lovers alike are aware of Hershey’s MOUNDS bar. The coconut-filled, dark chocolate treat is an American staple, and as far as Hershey’s chocolate goes,…

Demon Core Atomic Bomb Experiement - Re-Creation

In August 1945 the United States dropped two atomic bombs on two Japanese cities. These bombings remain the only time nuclear weapons have ever been…

Meissen armorial tea and coffee service

An auction featuring 117 Meissen porcelain pieces has fetched over £10 million. The items auctioned off once belonged to lawyer and industrialist Dr. Franz Oppenheimer…

The Receipt For The Little Boy Nuclear Bomb

One of history’s most significant receipts ever signed still exists today. It was issued to mark the successful delivery and use of the Little Boy…

Tank Battles

Tanks have only been a tool of war since WWI when the British first deployed their slow, heavy yet powerful steel beasts. Despite their relatively…

Military Portrait of Pfc. Glenn F. White + Battle of Tarawa Atoll

A Marine who lost his life fighting the Japanese in the Tarawa Atoll has been laid to rest in his hometown of Emporia, Kansas. Private…

Tony Bennett is a jazz legend, with a career spanning over half a century. His music transcends generations, and has made him a household name…

USS Oklahoma on fire in the water + Military portrait of Kenneth E. Doernenburg

A Navy sailor who lost his life during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest in his hometown this weekend. Fireman…

Churchill and Operation Foxley

It’s easy to assume the most simple way of ending WWII would have been to assassinate the man at the center of it all, Adolf…

Louis Graziano + soldiers wading through the water

An American veteran present at D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, and the German surrender has been awarded the French Legion of Honor. It is…