The legendary USS Zumwalt is raising critique from spectators – due to its high cost and the fact that traditional “gun ships” may not be necessary today.
The Crimean War is known as the conflict that earned Florence Nightingale the nickname: The Lady with the Lamp. What were conditions for soldiers in Crimea?
Military secrecy masked the 1918 influenza pandemic’s beginnings; within a year of its arrival, the Spanish Flu killed more people than WWI.
Before WWII, Hollywood actor Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. was famous for his big screen heroics; none of those could match his accomplishments as a WWII commando.
In WWII, the Allies used an elaborate system of spies, double agents, and information leaks to keep the Abwehr, the German spy organization, from anticipating the invasion of Normandy. One of their key strategies was the First U.S. Army Group (FUSAG), the largest army that never existed.