The Imperial War Museum reopens to the public with thought-provoking displays on the First World War.
USS Zumwalt: America’s Most Advanced Destroyer Sails Troubled Seas
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.
Florence Nightingale in the Crimea: Improving Medical Care by the Numbers
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?
The Spanish Flu and Wartime Secrecy: Creation of a Global Pandemic
Military secrecy masked the 1918 influenza pandemic’s beginnings; within a year of its arrival, the Spanish Flu killed more people than WWI.
Beach Jumpers: Actor Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and the U.S. Navy’s Masters of Deception
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.