Overview of the United States Involvement in the Iraq War

This article presents a brief overview of the United States Involvement in the Iraq War.   Prior to the US Invasion Prior to invading Iraq in March of 2003, the UN Security Council had passed a resolution requiring Iraq to give their full cooperation to UN weapon...

Afghanistan’s Battle of Tora Bora

The Battle of Tora Bora – in the White Mountains of Afghanistan – began on December 12, 2001 and lasted only five days.  The battle was the first  of US involvement in Afghanistan.  The goal of the US and its allies was to find Osama bin Laden who was believed to have...

A Brief Overview of the War in Afghanistan

After the September 11th attack on the United States, President George W. Bush issued an ultimatum to the rulers of Afghanistan.  He demanded they hand over to the terrorists responsible for the attack.  Afghanistan’s Taliban – Islamic fundamentalists ruling the area...

WWII – Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

  On February 23, 1945, four days after landing on Iwo Jima, a historical WWII moment was captured as six soldiers – five Marines and one Navy corpsman – raised the American Flag on the top of Mount Suribachi.  The photograph has become one of the most recognized...