Ten California men who fought overseas with the U.S. forces have been awarded the French government's highest honor for their World War II service. The veterans were each presented the … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump's speech at the U.N. Authority and authoritarian powers seek to collapse the values, the systems, and alliances that prevented conflict and tilted the world toward freedom since World War II. International criminal networks... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A German First World War submarine has been found off the Belgian coast almost totally intact and with the bodies of all 23 sailors onboard. The U-Boot II was found lying on its starboard side at the bottom of the North Sea at a depth of 27 metres, close to the coastal resort of Ostend. Show More Summary
See World War II through a soldier in the 1st Infantry Division.
These amazing color pictures were found by Michael that show everyday life of the US during the 1950s. San Francisco cable cars, San Francisco, California St. Francis Westin Hotel, San Francisco, California Taxis and Cathedral, New York City Togwotee Pass, Wyoming Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California See more »
The U.N. has been considered a top authority since World War II, but critics say back-door deals get in the way of real action.
Sledgehammer Games and Activision revealed a story trailer for Call of Duty: WWII, the next installment in the military shooter series that takes players back to World War II. The story reveals the quest that drives the particular squad of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division during the Second World War. This story is an […]
Zachary Keck, Akhilesh Pillalamarri Security, The best of the best. America was true to this model through the end of World War II, raising large armies during wartime but quickly dismantling them afterwards. Even still, the U.S. Army since the start of the 20th century as been highly effective, especially in battle against nation-states. Show More Summary
A 97-year-old World War II veteran will be given the highest honor France bestows on non-citizens for his service. Howard Keskitalo will be made a Knight in the French Legion … Click to Continue »
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • CWT Paul R. Wright, US Navy Reserve, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 1 September 2017. • FM1c Charles R. Ogle, US […]
Warfare History Network History, Europe From North Africa to Sicily to Normandy to the heart of Germany, bow gunner Irving Bromberg fought the war in a Sherman tank. Private First Class Irving Bromberg saw a huge puff of smoke erupt from the German tank’s cannon muzzle as it headed straight for his M4 Sherman tank. Show More Summary
Warfare History Network History, Europe The battle for the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria was an easy, but important, Allied victory. Pantelleria is a small volcanic island rising out of the Mediterranean Sea 37 miles east of the Tunisian coast and some 63 miles southwest of Sicily. Show More Summary
The Holland/Goudzwaard Residence, built in 1958, remains a stellar example of the post-and-beam style popularized following World War II. Walls of windows in the main living area bring in the lush landscapes and mountain ridges that surround the Pasadena residence. Updates by architectural designer...
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, who a decade ago co-directed "The War," about World War II, have now made "The Vietnam War." Written — like that series and other Burns projects running back to "The Civil War" — by Geoffrey C. Ward, it begins Sunday on PBS, with 10 episodes running some 18 hours. The...
War, political instability and persecution around the globe have sent more people – about 66 million – running for their lives than at any other time in modern history, surpassing even the upheaval of World War II. The number, though, obscures the scope of the human drama — masses of people of...
Haven't decided to take the leap and dive into the ball pen of console gaming? Still waiting for that perfect livery for one of the eighth-gen consoles? Or, perhaps the right bundle just hasn't come along to sweep you off your feet? Well, maybe the matte colors of camouflage and a military-themed...
Harry Dean Stanton, a character actor whose career spanned more than six decades, died Friday afternoon at L.A.’s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 91. A Navy veteran of World War II, Stanton was known to audiences for an incredible number of roles, including turns in The Godfather Part II, Escape ... More »
The Department of Defense's POW/MIA Accounting Agency continues to recover the remains of service members from conflicts as far back as World War II.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has made a brief stop at a Chicago exhibit chronicling the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. The exhibit is … Click to Continue »
It has long been a motivational slogan for Brits young and old: Keep Calm and Carry On. Since its rise in popularity during World War II, the phrase can be found almost anywhere. It's stitched into T-shirts, stamped onto stationery. It's painted on mugs and proudly hanging in homes. It is a mantra designed to inspire people during […]