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Marine Corps says goodbye to its ‘Island Warrior’ infantry battalion after 80 years
"It is still hard to say goodbye to a unit that has so completely defined the experience of being a Marine."
How a battalion of reindeer helped defeat the Nazis in World War II
“The reindeer were pack animals ... It makes perfect sense.”
What it was really like to be attacked at Pearl Harbor, according to survivors
"We took off, I had the rear turret gun. I remember how scared I was."
This storied Army unit owes its name to the late Sen. Bob Dole
"Is there any reason that it cannot be known as the ‘10th Mountain Division’ rather than the ‘10th Division’"
This is Daniel Inouye, a one-man wrecking crew and the namesake of the Navy’s newest warship
He was shot by a sniper, blown up by a grenade, and then shot again, yet somehow he kept going.
What that one scene in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ teaches us about complaining in the military
Gripes go up.
‘Pearl Harbor’ is actually a good movie and all you critics are just haters
Hating 'Pearl Harbor' is not a personality trait.
Safety brief: Don’t hide a WWII-era Panther tank in your basement
The man "insisted it was just "scrap metal."
Trailblazing WWII battalion of Black women could soon receive congressional honor
“We never got a parade. We just went home to our families.”
Why this US Army tank unit proudly calls itself ‘The Bastards’
"It’s okay. We deserve it."
‘The eyes of the world are upon you’ — Read Gen. Eisenhower’s letter to troops before D-Day
"We will accept nothing less than full Victory!"
The Omaha Beach landing in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ changed how we look at WWII
“I wasn’t there in 1944 in June on Omaha Beach, but seeing that I somehow felt I was."
This WWII Navy pilot survived a 1,200-foot fall into the Pacific. Then he got back in the cockpit
Surprisingly, surviving a fall like Lt. j.g. Levenson’s is not unheard of.
This Medal of Honor recipient crashed his plane on purpose to get to his downed wingman
What he did that day had never been attempted before, and has never been repeated since.
‘Gallantry, guts and gumption’ — The two-hour battle in the Pacific that turned a Navy captain into a legend
“This is going to be a fighting ship. I intend to go in harm’s way, and anyone who doesn’t want to go along had better get off right now."
‘Call of Duty’ wants you to bring a shovel to a gunfight, like these 4 badasses did in real life
Surprisingly, this has actually happened in real life.
That time Hitler’s nephew joined the US Navy to fight his evil uncle is the ultimate family drama
“"My father used to say to my mother, 'Doesn't Patty look a lot like Adolf Hitler?'"
78 years ago, a daring Norwegian commando raid kept the Nazis from building the atomic bomb first
It was one of the most dramatic and important military missions of World War II.
The guys behind ‘Snatch’ and ‘Top Gun’ team up to make a WWII caper about Britain’s first black ops unit
Honestly, this could be really good.
How an army of artists and tricksters conned the Nazis and bluffed their way to victory in World War II
It sounds like an idea that was cooked up in a Hollywood writer's room, but it really happened.
What it was like fighting on Iwo Jima, according to a Marine Medal of Honor recipient
"I could no longer be the person I was prior to the Marine Corps."
76 years ago, Audie Murphy earned his Medal of Honor with nothing but a burning tank destroyer’s .50 cal and insane bravery
On January 26, 1945, the most decorated service member of World War II earned his legacy in a fiery fashion.
America’s oldest living Marine, a trailblazer for women in the service, has died at 107
"At the time, I didn't think I was doing anything great. I knew I was helping our country."