“Dammit, Brad, just give me 400,000 gallons of gasoline and I’ll put you inside Germany in two days"
‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life’: That One Time British Sailors Sang Monty Python as They Watched Their Ship Burn
After being struck by an Argentine Exocet missile in 1982, the crew of the HMS Sheffield remembered the sage advice that "When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle"
It is tempting to think that, 60 years and multiple historical accounts later, there is nothing new to be learned or said about this seminal episode of the Cold War
Fifty years later, mystery still surrounds the hijacking of a 727 over the Pacific Northwest—the only unsolved air piracy incident in commercial aviation history
Lest We Forget… the Handbrake. Former British Soldiers Crash Armored Vehicle Into Village Memorial on Armistice Day
Two former soldiers were at the center of the gaffe after they forgot to deploy the brakes of a Scimitar armored reconnaissance vehicle during the village’s moment of silence during Remembrance Day
The 122 mm D-74, a towed gun that entered Soviet service in 1955, was the most numerous gun in the NVA’s five independent artillery regiments
One of John Steinbeck’s lesser-known works, The Moon Is Down, was among the most effective pieces of wartime propaganda ever written
For all things WWII be sure to tune into the conference starting on November 18.
“I would like to be remembered as a strong man,” said Lawrence Brooks, “a good soldier.”