An American Spy: Betty Pack aka Amy Elizabeth Thorpe

While men have held a significant place in the annals of military history, there were also very important women who made serious impacts as well. Betty Pack, born Amy Elizabeth Thorpe made serious contributions to the Allied War effort during...

/ 05/13/2019

Indiana Army Ammunition Plant

The now vacant Indiana Army Ammunition Plant was built on ruffly 10,655 acres of farmland along the Ohio River between Jeffersonville and Charlestown. The facility employed more than 27,000 workers, where two-thirds were women. The plant was sectioned off into...

/ 05/21/2019

The Accomplishments of Grace Murray Hopper

When it comes to discussing talented women who made significant contributions to America’s war efforts and programming languages, Grace Hopper is a name many people should be interested in knowing about, especially those who served in the US Navy. The...

/ 05/12/2019
Aaron Bank

Aaron Bank: The Father Of Special Forces

Colonel Aaron Bank (November 23, 1902 – April 1, 2004) was an officer of the United States Army, and the founder of the US Army Special Forces, commonly called "Green Berets". He is also famous for his exploits as an...

/ 12/01/2018
Dick Marcinko and Harry Humphries

Richard Marcinko and the Seal Team

When it comes to men who went above the beyond the regular call of military duty, by revolutionizing branches of the U.S. Military, Richard Marcinko is one of those men at the top of any list. As noted by NavySeals.com,...

/ 11/09/2018

Richard J. Meadows the quiet professional

While there are many interesting stories and heroes on both sides of the war, especially modern war, Richard J. Meadows (Dick Meadows) is a real military hero. Dick Meadows lived up the expectations of a real American hero who saw...

/ 11/04/2018
Robert Lewis Howard

SOG’S finest warrior

Robert Lewis Howard was a highly decorated United States Army Special Forces officer and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded the Medal of Honor, eight Purple...

/ 10/18/2018
Roza Shanina

Roza Shanina the unseen terror of East Prussia

Roza Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II who was credited with fifty-nine confirmed kills, including twelve soldiers during the Battle of Vilnius. Shanina volunteered for the military after the death of her brother in 1941 and chose...

/ 10/16/2018