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WAR CHRONICLE

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OFFICIAL MILITARY HISTORY

All periods: United States, Great Britain, Canada. Includes bibliographies and historiography of the "good stuff", the books without which life would be poorer.

 

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NUMBERS

WWII and Korea

 

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MILITARY OCCUPATIONS

A list of U.S. occupations, 1898 to 2004

 

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EXPLANATIONS

The purchase system in the British Army

The Meaning of HOOAH!

 

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CRIMEAN WAR

It all started at the Church of Bethlehem.

 

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WORLD WAR I

Includes the stories of Vimy Ridge and Cantigny.

 

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WORLD WAR II

* Chronology

Nonbattle casualties: The Surgeon General's World War II report

* D-Day / 6 June 1944

Special collections: Sound and movie clips

Discovering your family's past: The basics on researching relatives lost in World World II (US) by Terry Philips

 

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AMERICAN UNITS

Divisions and regiments, mainly World War II. Includes the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 10th Mountain, 29th, 82nd Airborne, 101st Airborne divisions. Also the 7th, 16th and 187th regiments. Special collection: 16th Infantry

 

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BRITISH UNITS IN WORLD WAR II

Units include the 8th Army, the British 3rd Division, the 50th Division, the 6th Airborne Division, the Staffordshire Yeomanry, and the 223rd Field Ambulance. Also the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, the East Yorkshire, and Devonshire regiments.

 

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TANK PICTORIAL

Historical images and a series recently taken at the Tank Museum in Bovington, England.

 

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CANADIAN UNITS IN WORLD WAR II

Mainly World War II. Units include regiments of the Canadian 3rd Division and the Canadian 2nd Armoured Brigade.

 

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NONCOMBATANTS IN WARTIME

Civilians

The work of Robert Capa

 

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KOREA

How and why the war began

 

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VIETNAM

The First Division ships out

Lost platoon at Ia Drang

The Tragedy of Vietnam

 

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NETHERLANDS

* Massacre

* Aftermath in Srebrenica

 

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SERBIA

* The Battle of Kosovo (1389)

 

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ISRAEL

 

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THE 21ST CENTURY

TERRORISM

Overview of terrorism before 9/11 to the war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Soldiers' tales, news, and analysis.

WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

THE IRAQ WAR

* British Units in Operation Telic (Operation Iraqi Freedom)

 

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SPECIAL COVERAGE OF UCMJ CASES ARISING OUT OF COMBAT IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

DEFEND OUR MARINES

DEFEND OUR TROOPS

MILITARY JUSTICE INDEX

 

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CORRECTING THE RECORD

An Open Letter to the Airborne Community on the History of OPERATION NEPTUNE June 6, 1944 by Randy Hils, USAAF Troop Carrier Historian

Ambrose and the British coxswains by Kevan Elsby

The Man Who Shot S.L.A. Marshall  The article by Roger J. Spiller that unmade a reputation. / The Marshall problem: Untrustworthy history  Is S.L.A. Marshall a perceptive commentator or just a fibbing windbag?

Lies from the Left Vietnam and post-traumatic syndrome