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The Germans Had Their Own "Mad General" Who Rode Into Combat in a Kilt

You may have heard of “Mad Jack” Churchill, but the Germans also had a fearsome kilt-wearing soldier.

Americans Built a Dynamite Gun for the Spanish-American War

A new lightweight artillery piece went into combat.

The Macabre Way Early Sailors Refreshed Their Wardrobes

Learn why some sailors were hesitant to use the “slop chest.”

The Filming of Star Wars Almost Started a Real-Life War in North Africa

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away…there was a massive misunderstanding!

Why the Air Force Bombed Montana During World War II

They were actually coming to a small town's rescue.

How the Red Army Used Camels to Fight the Nazis

The animals were transported all the way to the Soviet Union, where they performed critical duties.

How Martha Gellhorn Became the Only Woman to Land on Normandy Beach

The accomplished war correspondent was determined to see the action.