Military Trench Art

Military Trench Art Military Trench Art is a phrase that describes folk art created by soldiers who were stuck in the trenches during World War I. But trench art as a more broadly defined genre includes all sorts of art objects made during...

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Retired Navy Capt. E. Royce Williams

During his 37-year career in the military, Royce Williams received a number of awards, including the Silver Star, and was praised for his leadership and piloting skills.  He planned and led a successful aerial strike against the North Vietnamese...

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HA(L)-3, Seawolves

HA(L)-3, (Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3), nicknamed the “Seawolves”, was an all-volunteer US Navy squadron formed in support of Naval Special Warfare operations and Mobile Riverine Forces during the Vietnam War. Beginnings of...

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USS Wasp (CV-7)

USS Wasp (CV-7)   USS Wasp (CV-7) was a United States Navy aircraft carrier commissioned in 1940 and lost in action in 1942.   She was the eighth ship named USS Wasp. And the sole ship of a class built to use up the remaining tonnage...

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The Frozen Chosin Reservoir

The Frozen Chosin Reservoir   The Korean War This war was a massive success for America and democracy, though the numbers may say different. The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir was one of the defining battles of the war and of the Marine...

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The M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine   Formally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1, is a lightweight, easy to use 30 calibers (7.62 mm) semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War and well...

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Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II.  Rosie representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II. Many of whom produced munitions and war supplies.    These women sometimes took...

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