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Eric Milzarski, We Are the Mighty

Eric Milzarski is a writer for We Are the Mighty, a site by and for veterans.


Why Cats Were the Perfect Companions in the Trenches of WWI

Throughout the trench systems that ran along the Western Front, there were an estimated 500,000 cats—here’s why.

Is Blackbeard’s Treasure Real?

300 years later, his infamous treasure is still lost.

How the Persian Immortals Became Masters of Psychological Warfare

Like many armies, they played tricks on their enemies.

The Dirty Truth of Medieval Knighthood

Being a knight wasn't really about wooing fair maidens or grand quests—it was hard, dirty work.

How General Patton's Granddaughter Is Honoring His Legacy

More than 70 years after his death, the great general's legacy lives on.

6 Misconceptions About the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Sentinels

Dedication. Precision. Perfection. These guards do it all. 

6 Strange Military Disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle

“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”