The Incredible War Pigeons of WWI That Saved American Lives.

World War I was one of the first great wars during the industrial revolution. From the introduction of airplanes to the use of tanks and railway guns on the battlefield, soldiers had to contend not only with each other but with the productions of the factory floor. Even the recent invention of the telephone made…

Postwar Germany 28 Months After V-E Day

Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. An amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.    

Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War

  Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War”. Vietnam veterans, activists, journalists, and others with firsthand experience of the episodes relate their experiences along with historian commentary. Remembering Vietnam: Episode 1. Truman Sides With France Remembering Vietnam: Episode 2. Eisenhower Backs Diem Remembering Vietnam: Episode 3. Kennedy Doubles Down Remembering Vietnam: Episode 4. Johnson Sets…

There’s One More Layer to the Story About the Battle of Britain

  The recent motion picture, The Darkest Hour, the World War II story of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the Battle of Britain, has raised the question, Were American pilots in this historic battle? Indeed there were, The number most often cited is “nine,” but the number is elusive as some volunteers declared themselves to be Canadian:…