Carrier Pigeons Used During World War I

Carrier Pigeons, used to carry communications during World War I, proved to be instrumental in the war.  Because advanced telecommunications had yet to be developed, the carrier pigeon was often used by both sides, not only for critical dispatches, but also often sent...

World War IIs US Ghost Army

Overview of the Ghost Army During World War II the Ghost Army, a tactical deception unit which imitated prior British operations, was used by the US military.  Information on this unit remained undisclosed until 1996.  In fact, parts of it still remain classified....

World War II Era – The Greatest Generation

People often refer to the World War II era United States citizens as the greatest generation.  This phrase was first coined by journalist and former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw.  Brokaw, who wrote a book in 1998 entitled The Greatest Generation, reflected in...