Category - WWII

Adolf Hitler Axis Concentration Camps Daily Das Reich Gerd von Rundstedt Heinrich Himmler Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) Movies Nazi Germany Nazi Party Operation Barbarossa Schutzstaffel (SS) Totenkopf Verfügungstruppen Waffen-SS WWII

The Waffen-SS: Evolution of Armed Evil

The Waffen-SS developed because the army arm of Hitler’s personal Nazi military. By Allyn Vannoy In 1933 a portion of the Nazi Celebration’s Schutzstaffel (SS)...

Adolf Hitler Ardennes forest Axis Belgium Blitzkrieg Brandenburg Commandos Czechoslovakia Dunkirk Eben-Emael Fallschirmjäger fort eben-emael Gembloux German Sixth Army Hand Grenade Jean Jottrand Maginot Line Meuse River Movies Netherlands oberkommando des heeres (okh) Sturmabteilung Walter Koch WWII

Captured! Belgium’s Mighty Fort Eben-Emael

How did the World’s first gliderborne assault seize the world’s strongest fortress? By Roy Stevenson At four:25am within the predawn darkness of Might...

Adolf Hitler Alexandria Allied Expeditionary Force Allies Alvan Gillem American Expeditionary Force Axis Battle of the Bulge Brian Horrocks Dwight D. Eisenhower Elbe River European Theater General Douglas MacArthur General Omar Bradley John J Pershing Konstantin Rokossovsky Movies Normandy north africa Operation Clipper Operation Plunder Pancho Villa Punitive Expedition Russian Civil War Trans-Siberian Railroad US Army William Simpson WWII

General Alvan Gillem’s Invasion of Germany

Basic Alvan C. Gillem led the hard-charging XIII Corps throughout the Rhine into the guts of Nazi Germany. By Chris J. Hartley America had not but entered...

Al Schmid Alexander Vandegrift Allies Axis Bataan Death March Battle of Midway Battle of Savo Island Battle of the Tenaru Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Browning Automatic Rifle Daily Frank Goettge Geneva Convention Goettge Patrol Guadalcanal Guam Hand Grenade Henderson Field Ilu River Iron Bottom Sound Japan Japanese memoir Movies Navy Cross New Zealand Pacific Theater Pearl Harbor Philippines Solomon Islands South Pacific Tenaru River torpedo United States Marine Corps WWII

Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps fight veterans relive the damaging and lethal work in a number of the struggle’s hardest preventing. By Adam Makos & Marcus Brotherton On...

Adolf Hitler Bernard Baruch Czechoslovakia Daily Democratic Party espionage Final Solution Franklin D. Roosevelt Great Britain hollywood J. Edgar Hoover Joseph P. Kennedy Movies Nazi Germany Phony War President John F. Kennedy WWII

Controversial Ambassador to Great Britain

America’s controversial ambassador to Nice Britain, and father of a future U.S. president, needed to maintain America out of the conflict with Nazi Germany. By...

Admiral William "Bull" Halsey Allies Axis Battle of Leyte Gulf Battle of Tarawa Bob Hope Bougainville Charles Lindbergh Daily Douglas SBD Dauntless Eddie Rickenbacker General Douglas MacArthur Grumman F4F Wildcat Holland M. Smith Japan Japanese joe foss joe’s jokers medal of honor medal of honor recipient Movies New Britain rabaul seabees South Pacific Combat Air Transport Southwest Pacific Area Tarawa United States Marine Corps vought f4u corsair WWII

The Story of Joe’s Jokers

Led by Medal of Honor recipient Joe Foss, VMF-115 compiled an impressive fight document. By Allyn Vannoy “As a returning flight of Marine SBDs, dive bombers...