American Shermans and Nazi German Tigers Faced Off At this Devastating Battle

Warfare History Network   Sergeant Nicholas Mashlonik watched closely as the Panzerkampfwagen (PzKpfw) VI Tiger heavy tank rampaged through the village of Elsdorf in the Rhineland-Westphalia region of Germany on February 27, 1945. The 57-ton steel monster sported a long 88mm cannon that extended from a massive turret atop the blocky, angular mass of its … Continue reading “American Shermans and Nazi German Tigers Faced Off At this Devastating Battle”

Something for the History Teachers out there – The US Army in the Pacific

Divisions That Fought In The Pacific Theater 6th Infantry division 7th Infantry division Americal Infantry division 24th Infantry division 25th Infantry division 27th Infantry division   31st Infantry division 32nd Infantry division 33rd Infantry division 37th Infantry division 38th Infantry division 40th Infantry division     41st Infantry division 43rd Infantry division 77th Infantry division … Continue reading “Something for the History Teachers out there – The US Army in the Pacific”

Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam

Just minutes after a harrowing conclusion to a nearly 13-hour B-52 bombing mission, Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart greets relieved crew and VIPs on the tarmac at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on February 21, 1966. (Courtesy Bob Amos) Warren E. Thompson August 2009 Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart flew his last bombing mission in Vietnam … Continue reading “Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam”