Women’s Vital Role in WWII

In World War II, women played a vital role – one that took them outside the home and put them not only in the...

WWII Women’s Army Air Corps

The WWII Women’s Army Air Corps was implemented in 1942 through joint efforts of various Army bureaus.  Coordinating it all was Lt. Col. Gilman...

WWII Submarines

Submarines, thought of as surface ships capable of travelling under water for periods of time, played a vital role in WWII.  On the surface,...

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...

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...

World War II Communications Headquarters

The World War II Communication Headquarters area at the Armed Forces History Museum displays several pieces of military equipment used for communication during the WWII era. ...

Top Five WWII Battles in the European Theater

Below is a list reviewing five of the top WWII Battles in the European Theater.  While only four are technically battles, the fifth –...

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...

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...