World War II Dive Bombers Whistled Only To Scare Civilians

That iconic, terrifying sound wasn't necessary to the functioning of an airplane.

One Of The First Two Female FBI Agents Got Her Start In The Marines

Susan Roley Malone had cherished the ideal of working for the Bureau long before a career as an FBI agent was open to women.

Austria Gave The Ottoman Turks The Greatest Taunt of All Time

Christian Europe teamed up to prevent the Ottoman empire's expansion through Vienna.

5 Things That Surprised The German Army On D-Day

The German army may not have been surprised by an attack, but the Allied forces had a few tricks ready to go.

The Northernmost Confederate Attack was a Raid on Vermont

St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.

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.

A Veteran Soldier Perfected The Ultimate Bank Robbery

Turns out discipline and intense planning lend themselves equally well to army life and grand larceny.

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.

6 Revolutionary War Veterans Survived Long Enough To Be Photographed

These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.

5 Differences Between Army and Marine Corps Infantry

Rediscover the specialities of the Army and the Marine Corps.

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.