WWII – First USMC Native American Minnie Spotted Wolf

July 2013 marks another WWII milestone - the 70th year anniversary of the first Native American woman enlisting in the USMC Women’s Reserve - Minnie Spotted Wolf.  Minnie – a member of the Blackfeet Indian Tribe - was born in an area just outside of Heart Butte, MT...

WWII Night Witches

During WWII, the German’s had a nickname (Nachthexen which in English translates to ‘Night Witches’) for the female military pilots who were members of the Soviet Union’s 588th Night Bomber Regiment.  This Soviet Air Force regiment was originally formed by Col. Marina...

Bloodiest Battle of World War II – Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad took place from August 23, 1942 to February 2, 1943 and was the bloodiest battle of World War II.  This battle was also one of the worse strategic decisions for Adolf Hitler.  It involved Germany and its allies attempting to take control of...

Sticky Bombs of WWII

The sticky bombs used during World War II were originally produced by the United Kingdom.  These hand grenades were designed as a solution to the shortage of anti-tank guns, which was evident after the Dunkirk evacuation.    Development of the Sticky Bomb It is...