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Warfare History Network » The USS Olympia: Largest Steel Warship Afloat

Commodore George Dewey’s flagship USS Olympia, which has survived wars and the ravages of time, discovered a house in Philadelphia. by Peter Suciu The oldest...

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Warfare History Network » Soldier Bios: Lewis ‘Chesty’ Puller

Legendary U.S. Marine Colonel Lewis ‘Chesty’ Puller proved himself on the world’s most troublesome battlefields. by Michael D. Hull Crouched of...

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Warfare History Network » Evans Carlson Forms Carlson’s Raiders

Marine Colonel Evans Carlson Was an Intrepid Area Commander Who Led Carlson’s Raiders to Eternal Fame. by Michael D. Hull Considered one of America’s earliest...

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Warfare History Network » USS Franklin and Father O’Callahan

Aboard the united statesFranklin, Father O’Callahan offered consolation and braveness throughout her darkest hour. by Michael D. Hull On March three, 1945, the...

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U.S. Army Failure at Anzio

Common John P. Lucas, commanding the Allied troops at Anzio, has been criticized for his choice to delay the advance on Rome. By Steve Ossad Hitler referred to...

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Flight Out of Hell

By Steven D. Smith   Within the predawn darkness of Dobodura, New Guinea, 2nd Lt. William J. Smith of the U.S. Military Air Corps was roughly woke up by a...