Rare video: U.S. Army in World War I

U.S. Army artillerymen in World War I.

U.S. Army artillerymen in World War I.

One hundred years ago the United States of America was watching anxiously while European powers slaughtered each other. In 1917 America would enter World War I and catch the tail end of the worst war the world had experienced up to that time. The U.S. would go on to suffer over 320,000 casualties. Look inside for rare video footage of the U.S. Army in World War I.

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Posted by combattales - August 30, 2015 at 8:53 am

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42nd Infantry Division in Iraq 2004-05

Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division, New York National Guard, pay respects to a fallen comrade at a memorial service in Iraq.

Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division, New York National Guard, pay respects to a fallen comrade at a memorial service in Iraq.

Often the service of guard and reserve service members is pushed aside by uninformed observers as easy or un-important duty. The 42nd Infantry Division is one of many National Guard and Reserve units that served proudly in Iraq and endured casualties. Look inside for a video detailing the Rainbow Division’s service in Iraq.
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Posted by combattales - July 3, 2015 at 10:26 am

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Images of the First Infantry Division in Vietnam

1st Infantry Division Patch

1st Infantry Division Patch

The First Infantry Division of the United States Army is one of the proudest units in that service. During the Vietnam War the “Big Red 1″ saw 6,146 of its soldiers die in combat, a figure that exceeds the total US forces losses in the recently completed Iraq War. Look inside for combat photos of the First Division in the Vietnam War. Some of these photos may never have been published on the web before. These photos were taken during the 1965-1967 time period.
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Posted by combattales - May 3, 2014 at 5:08 pm

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Medal of Honor Citation: Jack Williams

Jack Williams

Jack Williams

Medal of Honor Citation of the Day for March 30, 2014. Jack Williams, a young Navy corpsman from Arkansas, loses his life while working to save wounded Marines.
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Posted by combattales - March 30, 2014 at 8:54 am

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Raw World War II video of Iwo Jima

U.S. Marine during battle of Iwo Jima.

U.S. Marine during battle of Iwo Jima.

The battle of Iwo Jima took place from February to March in 1945 and was one of the bloodiest battles for the U.S. during World War II. Over 25,000 American troops lost their lives or were wounded during this blood bath. Look inside for raw video of this key combat engagement between the United States and the Empire of Japan. An amazing 27 medal of honors were awarded to members of the U.S. Marines (22) and Navy (5). Read more…

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Posted by combattales - March 29, 2014 at 3:58 pm

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