WWII – West Africa Campaign

The WWII West Africa Campaign began shortly after France fell to Germany in June of 1940 and signed the armistice.  As a result, the loyalty of...

WWII – V-J Day

On August 14, 1945, America received the news that WWII was over and the celebration of the “Victory over Japan” (V-J Day) began.  The day is...

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,...

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...

WWII Special Forces – Long Range Desert Group

Ralph Bagnold formed the Special Forces Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) during WWII.  This elite group, combined with the British Special Air Service, made significant...

WWII North African Campaign

The birth of the WWII North African Campaign could be noted as early as June 11, 1940, just one day after Italy declared war on the...

WWII Normandy and Robert E. Wright

Any person who has ever stepped foot on a battlefield is in their own right – a warrior, a legend, but for some like WWIIs Robert...

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,...

WORLD WAR II M16 HALFTRACK

WORLD WAR II M16 HALFTRACK A full-sized, operational World War II M16 Halftrack – with Quad .50 cal Gun Mount – is on display at...