In many ways, the Thompson and its history reflects the character of the American boys sent overseas to fight in WWII — scrappy dogfaces with lots of fight and some mischief in their background who were shipped out to do a job and do it well. That interesting...read more
The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...read more
The greatest generation the world has ever seen, respect for American, Commonwealth, German, Russian, ... and Japanese soldiers. Respect for all the soldiers that fought in WWII, no matter the country.
Operation Overlord was the code-name given to the Allied invasion of France scheduled for June 1944. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 1,200-plane airborne assault ...read more
Before I get into the main story there is something I have to say. This is only my opinion based on my observation and it is not a political statement.The events in this story do have stark similarities to what is happening now, where countries are closing their borders for refugees.
These videos contain combat footage in color from all fronts showing Russians, Germans, British, Japanese, Americans and from other countries. They are truly stunning and some never before seen footage included! Warning, these videos contain some graphic scenes!:
The Bataan Death March was the forcible transfer from Saisaih Pt. and Mariveles to Camp O’Donnell by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war which began on April 9, 1942, after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during...read more
The Battle of Leyte Gulf is the largest naval battle in the Pacific, and the largest naval battle in recorded history. The battle spanned 100,000 square miles of sea; and was fought for three days, from October 23 to October 25, 1944, during the invasion of Leyte by the...read more