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Tragic Surrender

The day after Pearl Harbor, a big Japanese pressure descended on the British army at Singapore and gave Britain its most humiliating defeat. By Mark Simmons On...

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Saga of the Eggbeater

Igor Sikorsky demonstrated the practicality of the helicopter to the U.S. Military in 1940. By Mark Albertson On September 14, 1939, Igor Sikorsky attained...

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Bombs, Booze, and Broads

Albert W. Boam, a former B-24 navigator, recollects his coaching, bombing the Reich, getting shot down, and surviving months in a German POW camp. By Glenn...

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Black Watch in the Chindit Campaign

Brigadier Bernard Fergusson took half in a number of hazardous operations within the China-Burma-India- Theater. By Jon Diamond Bernard Edward Fergusson was...

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Wingate’s Operation Thursday: Genius or Ineffectual?

Brigadier Orde Wingate’s Operation Thursday led to success however spawned controversy. By Jon Diamon The curiosity in Brigadier Orde Wingate, founder and...

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From Ancient India to Vietnam

From their first battlefield use in India three,000 years in the past, warfare elephants functioned as dwelling tanks. By David Ison Think about a time when...

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The Thai Resistance in World War II

Allied intelligence efforts in Thailand influenced the course of World Conflict II within the China-Burma-India Theater. by John W. Osborn, Jr. Thailand was...

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That Great Bitter Battle of Kohima

An understrength hodgepodge of British and Commonwealth troops held off a whole Japanese division through the Battle of Kohima. by Robert Barr Smith The 2...

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The OSS and the Fourth Dimension of Warfare

John Singlaub served as a covert operative in Europe and the Pacific. Under is Bob Bergin’s interview with Singlaub, first revealed in 2008. by Bob...

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Caring for the Casualties in World War II

The U.S. Military Medical Corps coped with hundreds of wounded troopers throughout World Struggle II. by Glenn Barnett For hundreds of years wounded troopers...