U.S. Army’s youngest General, Mark W. Clark, is thought by many to be one of the best U.S. Generals of World War II. His service career started in April of 1917 as a graduate of West Point Academy. He was appointed as a 2nd lieutenant of Infantry [...]
Military Memorabilia is far more than just collectible items. These items tell a story, they give us the rich history behind the men and women who made valiant sacrifices in order to serve their country and preserve the freedom we still continue to experience today. Military memorabilia is a porthole to the past; [...]
The M3 submachine gun was adopted into service by the US Army in December of 1942. This .45cal submachine gun had a 30-round magazine and was considered superior to the its counterpart, the Thompson submachine gun. The M3 was not only cheaper to produce than the Thompson, it was [...]
A number of Purple Hearts are on display throughout the Armed Forces History Museum. The Purple Hearts represent so much more than a single meritorious action. Read the stories and feel the emotion behind the courageous act of each of these men. Realization begins to set in as to the significance of all [...]
Korean War hero 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez was born in Tampa, FL on August 23, 1925. In high school, Lopez was a regimental commander in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps. Upon graduation, he served in the US Navy from July of 1943 to June of 1944. Baldomero [...]
The top bomber of all time was the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress which was first introduced in February of 1955. The B-52 is a long-range, strategic bomber with eight jet-powered engines and is capable of carrying up to 70,000 lbs. of weapons.