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Why This Civil War Vet Marched Across England With the U.S. Flag

Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Hal Moore: Soldier, Veteran, Author

Lieutenant General Hal Moore left behind the legacy of a brave soul and a kind heart.

By Kelsey McConnell

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War

The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.

By Sarah Mangiola

How America’s First Domestic Tax Almost Ended the Nation

Just 15 years after the Declaration of Independence, a federal tax was the foment of the Whiskey Rebellion.

By Orrin Grey

Meet the Mercy Dogs of World War I

Support dogs have a long-standing history that might surprise you.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Chesty Puller: The Life and Quotes of a Beloved Marine Legend

From the hilarious to heartfelt, take a look at eight quotes from the accomplished Marine.

By Xavier Piedra

The Ghost Army: How One WWII Unit Fooled the Entire German Army

A misinformation campaign was vital to the Allied forces' efforts.

By Robert Walsh

This Is The Biggest Victory Natives Scored Against The Colonials

Westward expansion wasn't a simple matter of packing your bags and moving out.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

10 Epic Medieval Battles That Shaped History and the World's Borders

Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.

By Orrin Grey

10 World War II Propaganda Posters: From Patriotic to Peculiar

Uncover iconic illustrations that helped fuel national opinion during World War II.

By Xavier Piedra

8 Powerful Korean War Books that Capture the Conflict

These dynamic critiques, vivid memoirs, and clearsighted military histories illuminate the Forgotten War.

By Xavier Piedra

Austria Gave The Ottoman Turks The Greatest Taunt of All Time

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

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

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.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

21 Essential World War II Books That Examine Every Angle of the Conflict

From the Pacific theater to the coast of France, discover the greatest World War II books.

By Dave Adams

9 Little-Known Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Trace the history of America's national day of remembrance.

By Catherine Phelan

A Veteran Soldier Perfected The Ultimate Bank Robbery

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

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

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.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

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