History of the Military Salute

No definitive beginning can be traced to the history of the military salute.  Most sources speculate the roots to this time honored tradition date...

Carrier Pigeons Used During World War I

Carrier Pigeons, used to carry communications during World War I, proved to be instrumental in the war.  Because advanced telecommunications had yet to be...

Colonel Leonard T. Schroeder – 30 Years Service and First Man...

The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL is proud to have a display case dedicated to Colonel Leonard T. Schroeder with the boots,...

WWII Weapons and Tactics

During WWII, both the Allies and Axis continually designed, produced and implemented advanced weapons and tactics in their endeavor for supremacy.  Industrial advancements and...

US Navy’s DEVGRU

The US Navy’s DEVGRU, or Special Warfare Development Group, is the elite group who used to be known solely as the Navy’s Seal Team...

Top Ten Military Pistols

When assembling a list of top ten military pistols throughout history, a number of combinations could be compiled based on design, cartridge, performance, reliability...

OVERVIEW OF WORLD WAR II

Introduction World War II was a global conflict involving most of the worlds’ nations and over 100 million military personnel worldwide.  The war, divided into...

Five Top Tank Commanders of WW II

The five top tank commanders of World War II are not listed necessarily because of their number of kills.  They are instead remembered for...

Austria’s Semi-Automatic Glock Pistol

Austria’s Semi-automatic Glock is a series of pistols designed and produced in Austria.  Though the founder Gaston Glock was inexperienced in both the designing...