Check out this amazing story, readers! The Inspiring Story Of Joe Medicine Crow, The Last Plains War Chief Who Fought The Nazis During World War II By Genevieve Carlton | Checked By Adam Farley Published November 23, 2021 Born in 1913 on the Crow Reservation in Montana, Joseph Medicine Crow was raised in his people’s … Continue reading Crow War Cry
Sabaton released a video for the 1914 Christmas Truce and, while I know everyone will be looking forward to being with family and friends, I think today is an appropriate time to post the song nonetheless. Merry Christmas, readers! SABATON - Christmas Truce (Official Music Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPdHkHslFIU
If you remember the Sabaton* song “Screaming Eagles” but do not know the story behind it, this article should give you some insight, readers. Click the link to learn more about this account of the brave men who fought in World War II one Christmas season! ‘Nuts!’ US troops thwarted Hitler’s last gamble 75 years … Continue reading No Chestnuts Roasting Here, But There Is a Call to “Open Fire!”
Professor Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings* series has been hailed repeatedly for its extensive worldbuilding. But something even devoted fans can occasionally miss is the significance of the dates within the story. A contributor to Voyage Comics and Publishing*’s blog tackles the challenge of reminding us about the meaning behind the dates in the … Continue reading Dates, Fellowship, and Professor Tolkien
Check out this amazing footage from Popular Mechanics, readers! Watch Astonishing, Unedited Footage of the Navy Nuking Warships It's arguably the most unsettling nuclear weapons test of all time. BY KYLE MIZOKAMI MAY 19, 2021 In the summer of 1945, the Navy assembled a large fleet of ex-warships and dropped atomic bombs on them. The test was designed to determine … Continue reading Target Practice at Sea
Check out this fantastic piece from Popular Mechanics, readers! Shooting at the Moon: The Pioneering Rocketry of Robert Goddard In 1929, Popular Mechanics covered the explosive work of Robert Goddard. His liquid propellant-fueled rocket, the first of its kind, carved a path to the stars. BY JOHN BRADY MAR 16, 2021 In the December 1929 issue, … Continue reading The Birth of the Modern Rocket
It would be cool to go to work and find something of archaeological significance but not everyone is that fortunate. Although such discoveries are reported with some degree of frequency, the items uncovered are not always the type to grab headlines. A cable crew in Spain, however, was lucky enough to unearth a treasure trove … Continue reading Fantastic On-the-Job Discovery
Or an American prisoner. Not if he is determined to get loose, anyway. Learn more through the article linked below, readers: This Day in History: An American sailor, captured by a German submarine On this day in 1918, a Navy lieutenant is held as a German prisoner. Edouard Victor Michel Izac had been captured just … Continue reading Can’t Keep a Good Man Down….
I have to admit, the conspiracy theory described in this Popular Mechanics* article is news to me. Turn your head and squint a bit, though, and you can see it working as part of a Marvel Comics* story or even as an explanation for the Artomiques in the Wild Stars* universe. It certainly reminds this … Continue reading Alternate History Theorists, Unite!
It is impossible to tell with certainty if the skull described in the story belonged to Pliny the Elder. However, the evidence that he and his men were there remains strong given what archaeologists have discovered in their excavations. Read the article to learn more: Vesuvius Remains Identified As Heroic Rescue Mission By Pliny The … Continue reading Evidence of an Ancient Rescue Operation