Military History

WWII Documentary: Autobiography of a Jeep

<i>Autobiography of a Jeep</i> is a relatively short film at just under 10 minutes in length, it was created in 1943 during the Second World War by United …

20th Century

We’ve been here before: Eerie parallels between World War I and present-day America

A new PBS documentary examines the hidden figures of the Great War<p>April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the first world war, and PBS is recognizing that milestone with an in-depth look at some of the epic war’s hidden figures. Premiering on April 10, “The Great War” series …

20th Century

Life of the Civil War Soldier in Camp

Disease, Hunger, Death & Boredom <i><br>By Gary Helm, Hallowed Ground Magazine, Winter 2013 Issue</i><p>Only a tiny fraction of any soldier’s time was spent in …

History

The ‘Call of Duty: WW2’ Leaked Images Give A Big Hint At A Campaign Setting We Visited In The PS2 Era

After complaining for years that the World War 2 setting was tired and overdone (it was), shooter fans have stepped back, regrouped and are now welcoming <i>Call of Duty</i>‘s return to the war that started it all for Infinity Ward. The official first trailer drops on April 26th, but leaked images have …

PlayStation

Air strikes are not an effective tactic of war, but we keep using them anyway

Bombs over Baghdad? Largely ineffectual.<p>American military involvement in Afghanistan has been ongoing since 2001, making it the longest foreign war …

War

War graves serve as a reminder of the cost of conflict

War is full of unsung heroes, but few can claim to have transformed the way we think of, and commemorate war.<p>Many Australians have visited war …

20th Century

US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

An American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula is conducting a joint exercise with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea.<p>The …

Military

Regiment Specht - American Revolutionary War Forums

During the American Revolution, Britain was engaged in several conflicts across the globe. In order to meet the need for soldiers, they thought it …

American History

Lest we remember

The Australian War Memorial claims it helps Australians “understand the Australian experience of war”.<p>But does it?<p>The memorial does not commemorate …

History

Scientists working on UK's first nuclear weapons nearly dropped test bomb on Dorking

Scientists building the UK's first nuclear weapons nearly dropped a test bomb on Dorking.<p>The Surrey market town was nearly blasted into the history …

North Korea

More NT WWI diggers than known: researcher

Dozens of people from the Northern Territory who served in World War I have not been accounted for by historians, new research has found.<p>Charles …

20th Century

Vietnam Anzac memorial ban remains

In the humid pre-dawn light across Southeast Asia thousands will gather Tuesday at memorials marking Anzac Day.<p>But Australian officials say Vietnam …

World War II

Navy at Army West Point (Game 1 of 2)

Saturday, April 22, 2017<p>TimeET<p>Title<p>Category<p>Network<p>12:00 am<p>Softball<p>12:05 pm<p>Baseball<p>1:00 pm<p>Lacrosse (W)<p>Lacrosse (W)<p>1:00 pm<p>Football<p>1:00 pm<p>Lacrosse …

Softball

Their Finest review – sharp wartime romance

Gemma Arterton shines in a big-hearted and witty drama about the making of a second world war propaganda film<p>London, 1940. Catrin (Gemma Arterton) is scurrying home through the blitzed streets at dusk. Without warning, she is sideswiped by a bomb blast. Blinking grit from her eyes, she stumbles …

20th Century

The little red dogs that went to war

Mutts were often recruited by stray dog homes for the war effort, but the ginger-haired Irish terriers became much more than guard dogs and rat …

Dogs

Governor General to honor ANZACs in PNG

As the sun rises over the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea, the Anzac Day dawn light will fall on a sea of thousands of white tombstones, among …

20th Century

Forecast: Drying trend as front finally lifts north

The 94th Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest was held March 21, 2014 at the Neal Blaisdell Center Arena. You can catch the encore presentation: …

Hawaii

Newcastle RSL celebrates centenary

In the midst of Centenary of Anzac commemorations, the oldest regional RSL sub-branch in New South Wales is marking 100 years since its formation.<p>But …

Earthquakes

War veterans: Confessions of a Japanese kamikaze pilot, Nazi officer, Russian war hero and more...

Photographer Sasha Maslov has tracked down more than 100 Second World War veterans over the last decade - and has travelled around the world to photograph them at home. Among his subjects are a Japanese pilot who was recruited at just 14, a German officer who risked execution by his own country to …

20th Century

At 75, A World War II Legend Gets A Full Makeover

A legendary airplane that helped America win World War II is being reborn at age 75. The B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" flew 25 missions against Nazi Germany and then came home to help sell war bonds and raise spirits.<p>In recent years, the Belle has been undergoing a patient and precise restoration at …

20th Century

'Call Of Duty: World War II' Leak: New Images, Details Surface Online

Yesterday, Activision and Sledgehammer Games officially announced the next <i>Call of Duty.</i> This year we’re leaving the future behind and heading back to the series’ roots: World War II.<p>The announcement was just a tease for a full reveal next week, however, leaving fans with little to go on beyond the …

PlayStation

It's been more than 75 years since one of World War II's worst atrocities — the Bataan Death March

After the surprise attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japan turned its focus to elsewhere, sweeping through the Pacific.<p>In early January, Japanese forces landed in the Philippines, US territory where tens of thousands of American and Filipino soldiers were stationed.<p>Allied …

20th Century

WWII Torpedo That Blasted Axis Submarines

Just before America’s official involvement in World War II, Fido was born. It took a while for Fido to be ready to serve, though. Only 4,000 were …

Military

Big Boat Turns Left, Crashes Through Concrete Harbor, Should Not Have Turned Left

Watch in silent horror as this decently big Armas ferry decides to turn left, almost immediately crashing through the massive concrete barrier of a …

History

U.S. Entry Into World War I: Lessons One Hundred Years Later

Add to Outlook Add to Google Add to Yahoo Add to iCal<p>Description<p>One hundred years ago this month, the United States declared war on Germany and …

20th Century

Detailed Analysis Of Battle For Ramouseh Artillery Academy In Western Aleppo – Part 5

Donate<p><b>Defense site Lostarmour.info released a detailed analysis (LINK) of the battle in the Artillery Academy in western Aleppo in the period between</b> …

War

Service honors El Paso corporal missing in action

After 67 years, the family of an El Paso serviceman who was listed as Missing in Action during the Korean War felt his presence.<p>"I think he was …

20th Century

Wonder Woman’s Iconic Moment: The Pre-History Of The Character As Revealed In The Wonder Woman Film

The more we’ve seen and heard about the <i>Wonder Woman</i> film, the more I’ve become intrigued by its use of World War I to help set the stage for the …

Comics

A German girl’s view of World War II

By George Morris<p>Most Americans remember World War II through the eyes of veterans who fought, families who awaited their return, or from movies …

World War II

Tynemouth WW2 soldier's grave finally marked

<b>The grave of a solider killed in World War Two has finally been recognised more than 70 years after his death.</b><p>Pte George Henry Thompson was 26 when he died near the German town of Wittenburg in 1945.<p>Thompson, from Tynemouth, had been captured five years previously during the Allied forces' retreat …

World War II