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4 Women Earned Silver Stars in the Same WWII Battle

Mary Roberts, Elaine Roe, Virginia Rourke, and Ellen Ainsworth continued to save lives even as mortar shells rained down around them.

These 5 Brothers Were Heroes Of The American Revolution

The Butler family's contributions made our nation's birth possible.

The Union Saved An Ironclad By Deploying $9 Trash Decoy

The USS Indianola was pressed into service before her completion, yet she managed to serve with honor–and be the subject of a thrilling rescue mission.

The U.S. Plan To Survive A Soviet Nuke Was Absolutely Bonkers

The pressure was imminent. But the plans were hardly bulletproof.

This Was the Unluckiest U-Boat of World War II

Not only could the U-505 not sink other boats, its crew couldn't even sink the submarine themselves.

The Loach Was One of the Riskiest Helicopter Assignments in Vietnam

This tiny scout helicopter, made of plexiglass and metal, was part of a key "hunter-killer" team.

5 Differences Between Army and Marine Corps Infantry

Rediscover the specialities of the Army and the Marine Corps.

Reminder That The Nazis Made A Top General Kill Himself

Even the 'Desert Fox' couldn't escape Hitler's wrath. 

This Infantryman Posthumously Received the Medal of Honor

Army Staff Sgt. Travis W. Atkins made the ultimate sacrifice to save his fellow troops. 

The Man Who Took 42 Nazis Captive With A Longsword

He didn't get the nickname "Mad Jack" Churchill for nothing. 

James Hatch: The Heroic Navy SEAL Who Works to Save Military Dogs

Meet the man who raises money to save military and police dogs.

This Hershey Bar Was Custom-Built For World War II

The chocolate bar that helped defeat the Nazis. 

One Pilot, Two World Wars, And The Killing of King Kong

Merian C. Cooper's spirit of adventure led him into two World Wars and Hollywood alike.

The Crazy Story of the Only Underwater Sub Battle in History

All the pieces fell into place for this rare historical event.

That Time the Royal Navy Burned an American City to the Ground

The fiery attack nearly burned the town to the ground—and stoked the flames of American rebellion.

This Soldier Took Out a Pillbox Using only One Small Bomb and a Combat Knife

His heroic act silenced seven enemy machine guns and captured 25 German troops.

This World War I Legionnaire Wrote "I Have a Rendezvous with Death"

Seeger's prophetic verse was published posthumously, after he fell at the Battle of the Somme. 

That Time Los Angeles Fought off an Imaginary Japanese Bombing Raid

They called it the "Battle of L.A." There was just one problem—the City of Angels wasn't under attack.

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