Mountain Troops in Florida

Jan, 27 , 23

Today, the 10th Mountain Division is one of a handful of particularly famous and prestigious divisions in the US Army. Although very closely associated with the Second World War, the...

Lady Jane II

Jan, 10 , 23

Thousands of Allied airmen bailed out over Germany during the Second World War. Those who landed safely faced an uncertain fate on the ground. In addition to the daunting prospect...

Above the Pyramids

Jan, 10 , 23

At the time of his death in May 1918, Raoul Lufbery was the most highly regarded American fighter pilot in the brief history of US military aviation. Born to a...

Crazyhorse

Dec, 05 , 22

Crazyhorse by Daniel M. McClinton is an account of flying Apache attack helicopters in Iraq from 2006 to 2007. The book focuses on a period of intense combat in and...

At the Battery

Nov, 18 , 22

“It was a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky, when two small planes approached, probably Mosquitos. Alarm was never sounded for them; they usually flew too high to...

The Albatross

Nov, 10 , 22

The Grumman HU-16 Albatross was one of the most important search-and-rescue aircraft available to the US Air Force between the end of WWII and the end of the Vietnam War....

165 Days

Oct, 14 , 22

  “This man knows the back way to Miranshah,” KK says. “No army checkpoints.” I’m conscious that we’re in a very remote area indeed. If something happens to us here,...

Stragglers on Attu

Oct, 06 , 22

Imperial Japan invaded and occupied the Aleutian Islands in June 1942. These small, remote islands off the Alaskan coast are barely habitable but, being relatively close to Japan, did have...

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