Members of the Bonus Army sit on the steps of the Capitol.
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How Veterans Set The Precedent For America’s Greatest Protests
The GI Bill as we know it today got its humble beginning in a 43,000-strong veteran protest that became the first major successful march on Washington, D.C.
Two U.S. soldiers of C Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division seek shelter behind a M-4 Sherman tank at Geich, near Düren, Germany, on Dec. 11, 1944.
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The 4th Infantry’s 100 Years Of Warfare Is A History Worth Reading
“To War With The 4th” tells the story of the 4th Infantry Division’s first century of war.
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The Tragic And Ignored History Of Black Veterans
Between the end of the Civil War and World War II, many black veterans who fought for their country’s ideals abroad became victims of violent racism at home.
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Hear The Moment The US Turned Into A Global Superpower
President Roosevelt’s "Day Of Infamy" speech was a defining moment in American history.
A U.S. Navy/Marine Corps Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat takes off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, to repulse a Japanese aerial bombardment attempt.
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While Pearl Harbor Fell Under Attack, This Marine Fought Like Hell At Wake Island
When “Hammerin’ Hank” Elrod’s Wildcat was destroyed, he picked up a rifle and fought the Japanese on the beaches of Wake Island.
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This Veteran’s Attempt To Kill Fidel Castro Landed Him In A Cuban Prison
He never spoke to anyone about it after he was released and sent home.
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Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Is What America Needs In 2016
This has been a divisive year for America, but Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation has some applicable wisdom.
U.S. Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, celebrated the 241st Marine Corps birthday with a uniform pageant on the parade deck Nov. 1, 2016.
History
Everything You Know About The Marine Corps Uniform Is Wrong
The Marine Corps legends about uniforms are mostly bogus, but maybe that’s okay.
A photo of an A-10 Thunderbolt II taken during the 2015 McDill Air show.
History
The Story Behind The A-10’s Iconic War Paint
With its terrifying nose art, the A-10 Warthog is the last thing any bad guy wants to see.
North Korea, 1950: U.S. Marines move forward after close-air support flushes out the enemy from hillside trenches. Billows of smoke rise from the target areas.
History
New Film Offers Grunt’s Eye View Of Unrelenting Combat During Korean War
PBS's new documentary, "The Battle of Chosin Reservoir," is a brutally honest account of the infamous battle that nearly wiped out the 1st Marine Division during the Korean War.
U.S. Marine SSgt Ian Fowler with School of Infantry-East (SOI-E), plays a evil clown for the haunted MOUT at the Fall Festival on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015.
History
These Military Ghost Stories Will Have You Hiding Under Your Woobie
Ghosts of American service members haunt battlefields, ships, and barracks all across the country.
Gakwonsa Temple, Cheonan, South Korea.
History
Korean Architecture Still Shows The Effects Of War 70 Years Later
Art and architecture show the influence of war long after the bullets stop flying.
NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan. U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fire mortar rounds at suspected Taliban fighting positions during Operation Mountain Fire, in the village of Barge Matal in eastern Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12.
History
Watch: 15 Years Of War In Afghanistan, A Timeline
This month marks the 15th anniversary of the start of the Afghan War, which is still being fought.
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Was Hitler Stoned Throughout World War II?
A new book claims that Adolf Hitler was battling severe drug addiction throughout World War II and the Holocaust.