What Is War Trench Art?

The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL has trench art items on display. These items date back to World War I.   What is War Trench Art? War trench art is usually described as an item, decorative in nature, crafted by a soldier or prisoner of war using bomb...

MILITARY CAMOUFLAGE

History of Camouflage Military camouflage goes far beyond just the clothing one often associates with this term.  While the importance of blending into the foreground or background is vital to military soldiers, it is also crucial for military equipment and vehicles. ...

Who Are the WWII Tuskegee Airmen Red Tails?

The Red-Tail Tuskegee Airmen rose to become one of the most prominently respected air squadrons of World War II.  As the first African American aviators of the United States armed forces, their impact on the success of the U.S. Army Air Corps and their missions is...

WWII Tuskegee Airmen

Introduction The Tuskegee Airmen were the first group of African American pilots of WWII.   Members of the U.S. Army Air Corps, the men were part of the 332nd Fighter Group and also the 477th Bombardment Group.  The 477th mainly worked on the U.S. B-25 Mitchell.  This...