The Hello Girls of World War I

The story of the World War I Hello Girls will not be found in history books.  It is not because they were not useful,...

The White Table – A Remembrance to Our POW/MIAs

The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL has a White Table of Remembrance set up and on display in the museum in recognition of our...

Four Dates in 2014 – Ride Through History at the AFHM

Come enjoy a Saturday of fun at the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL as they present “Ride Through History”.  Dates for 2014...

World War I Snipers and Their Rifles

Throughout World War I, snipers were often used in the trenches in an effort to take out enemy soldiers as their heads peered over...

In Loving Memory

 The Obituary of John Joseph Piazza, Sr. John Joseph Piazza, Sr. was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey on December 2, 1938.  His parents, Marie Facchiano Piazza and Dr....

AK-47 Assault Rifle

One of the most well-known, highly recognized assault rifles of current day is the AK-47.  This infamous rifle was developed by the Soviet Union’s...

History of Military Insignia

RANKS The Insignia, used by various branches of the military, has a deep root in American history, dating back to the Revolutionary War.  Originally, the...

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...

WWII Special Forces – Royal Marines Commando

This WWII Special Forces – Royal Marines Commando – began as a separate commando unit in 1940.  Then in 1942, they became a part of the...