20-years ago these men gave their lives defending the crew of a downed Blackhawk helicopter in Mogadishu, Somalia. Their legacy lives on as an inspiration to every warrior. RIP.
Special Dedication: M.W. Miller, AIC, USAF, 1929 to 1983. Eventual victim of atomic bomb testing at Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands in 1946. Resting in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Justine, Christine and all the clan miss you, Willy.
0230: 82nd Airborne fly into the cloud bank – World War II Today
A few minutes inland we suddenly went into cloud, thick and turbulent. I had been looking out the doorway, watching with a profound sense of satisfaction the close-ordered flight of that great sky caravan that stretched as far as the eye could see. All at once they were blotted out. Not a wing light showed.
Biography of Alvin C. York, Hero of World War I
Sergeant Alvin C. York was an American soldier who in World War I led a group that captured 132 Germans on October 8, 1918. Learn about his life.
American Generals during WWII
1945. The rare family photograph of the American generals: (seated left to right) William H. Simpson, George S. Patton, Jr., Carl Spaatz, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley, Courtney H. Hodges, and…
Michael E Thornton, Navy Seal, who was the only man to be awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing another eventual Medal of Honor recipient, Thomas Norris. Also an original founding member of Seal Team 6.