American Heroes of the Spanish Civil War: Mercenaries Kicking Asses Abroad

American Heroes of the Spanish Civil War: Mercenaries Kicking Asses Abroad

May 17 , 2022

Ben Jackson

Albert “Ajax” Baumler, National Museum of the US Air Force Two Americans stand out as among the most effective and least typical of their generation to aid Spain in its fight against Fascism. Un...

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'Black Death' received Medal of Honor 95 years late: fought off dozens of enemy despite being shot 20 times

'Black Death' received Medal of Honor 95 years late: fought off dozens of enemy despite being shot 20 times

May 17 , 2022

Ben Jackson

Army Sgt. Henry Johnson was part of the 369th Infantry Regiment — the Hellfighters from Harlem — which originally was composed of New York National Guard soldiers. This photograph was taken as the ...

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Nirvana/Soundgarden Guitarist becomes Green Beret/Ranger and goes to war to shred enemy

Nirvana/Soundgarden Guitarist becomes Green Beret/Ranger and goes to war to shred enemy

May 16 , 2022

Ben Jackson

The path from the rock star to a respectable Special Forces operator was easy for Jason Everman. Tales of combat stories from a friend, a former Navy SEAL, inspired Jason Everman who was restless w...

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"Cook" took on eight Nazis, killing six and using two as HUMAN SHIELDS for escape

"Cook" took on eight Nazis, killing six and using two as HUMAN SHIELDS for escape

May 15 , 2022

Ben Owen

Born in 1916, in California, Carter’s father was an African-American missionary, and his mother was Indian from Calcutta. He lived in Shanghai, and spoke four languages. Though he was refused enlis...

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Marine Sgt Maj John Canley, Medal of Honor hero of the Battle of Hue, has died

Marine Sgt Maj John Canley, Medal of Honor hero of the Battle of Hue, has died

May 13 , 2022

Ben Jackson

Medal of Honor recipient and retired Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley, whose selfless heroism at the Battle of Hue City during the Vietnam War saved the lives of more than 20 Marines, has died at age 8...

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Marine pilot took 22 Japanese fighters head on – then led an INFANTRY charge

Marine pilot took 22 Japanese fighters head on – then led an INFANTRY charge

May 11 , 2022

Joe Galloway

The day after the attack on Pearl Harbor must have been a strange time for the U.S. military. But many didn’t get the chance to ponder the new world order they lived in. As Hawaii came under attack...

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