There is a new kid in town at the Armed Forces History Museum – a British Army Amphibious Alvis Stalwart. If you haven’t seen this incredible vehicle, stop by and check it out. Below are some interesting facts about the Alvis Stalwart.
The Alvis Stalwart was often referred to as […]
Below is a brief overview of the US Army Corp from its inception in 1860 through World War I:
The US Army Signal Corps has always quickly responded to the communication need of the US military since the Civil War. Though the Corps first became active in March […]
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 from the front line […]
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.
The conception of the Ghost […]
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 the book on the incredible […]
In 1999, the United States Congress formally designated May as National Military Appreciation Month. By doing so, this allows the nation to formally recognize and publicly demonstrate gratitude for the sacrifices the military and their families have made in order to ensure our freedom.
The month of May was […]