WWI – First American Military Aviation Score – Paul Frank Baer

On March 11, 1918, WWI ace pilot Paul Frank Baer scored the first American military aviation score.  Born on January 29, 1894 in Ft. Wayne, IN, Baer...

World War Pistols – 1911 45 ACP

2011 marked the 100th year anniversary of the greatest pistol of all time.  The 1911 45 ACP. From the battlefields of WWI, WW II,...

Top Snipers Throughout History

There are a number of top snipers throughout history whose skill, marksmanship and dedication earned them a spot on this list.  By definition, a...

Military Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower

Though well-known as the 34th President of the United States of America, Dwight D. Eisenhower also had a prominent military life, in which he became...

Interesting Facts About World War I

Below is a list of some interesting facts about World War I: To date, World War I is the sixth deadliest conflict in world...

History of Military Dog Tags

Various military items (especially those from World War II), such as camouflage and dog tags, have found their way into the civilian population.  Once...

Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, USN

Born on November 23, 1878, Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King’s service career began at the US Naval Academy.  He is considered by some to...

Did the Military Challenge Coin Originate During WWI or WWII?

While the question cannot be accurately answered, many wonder, “Did the military challenge coin originate during WWI or WWII?”  Be it fact or urban...

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...