Victory In Europe—May 8, 1945
Frank Winn encountered five encyclopedias of World War II in his efforts to put VE Day—May 8—in perspective. Woefully over-matched, he nevertheless marks the 70h Anniversary of the end of the war in Europe.
A Memorial Day Tribute
Today we celebrate the legacies of those who fought to keep our country free.
The Beginning Of The End: Operation Overlord
Only D-Day matches Pearl Harbor in the memories of three generations of Americans.
The Second Bomb
The use of an atomic weapon against Nagasaki 70 years ago still troubles.
V-J Day: World War II Really Ends
Japan’s best military mind opposed every major action of WWII; they should have listened.
NRA Test Garand
Rifles like this M1 Garand were provided to NRA for testing purposes during WWII.
The Gun Nicknamed "The Chicago Typewriter"
From the Roaring Twenties to World War II, the “Tommy Gun” was front and center.
5 More Guns Hollywood Took To War
Our second look at war movie guns focuses on firearms from recent films.
A Grim Anniversary: The Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw Ghetto is an ugly footnote to the Holocaust that deserves to be remembered.
Pearl Harbor Heroism
Few days prove better the courage and self-sacrifice of our veterans than Dec. 7, 1941.