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,...

Germany’s Special Forces – GSG 9

Germany’s Special Forces – the GSG 9 – were first formed in April of 1973 and have since become one of the top special...

Last (and Most Unique) Dogfight of WWII

Throughout the extensive air-to-air combat missions of WWII, no one can dispute the last – and most unique dogfight of the war.  The fight...

Sticky Bombs of WWII

The sticky bombs used during World War II were originally produced by the United Kingdom. These hand grenades were designed as a solution to...

Today’s Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the World

This list of Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the world is subjective at best.  Unless you looked at specific aspects and judged based...

Top Ten, Most Elite Special Operation Units in the US Military

Below is a list of the top ten, most elite special operation units in the US military and a brief overview of each. View a...

Top US World War II Generals

A number of excellent military leaders emerged from World War II, including the top World War II Generals.  When such a list is compiled,...

U.S. Army’s Youngest General – Mark W. Clark

Mark Wayne Clark in 1943 U.S. Army’s youngest General, Mark W. Clark, is thought by many to be one of the best U.S. Generals of...