89TH DIV ENTERS ARNSTADT Germany – 10 April 1945 Excellent scenes, elements of 89th Inf Div enter city after terrific artillery barrage. In the bg fires engulf houses. Seq: Soldier batters down door of house and enters; another rushes in behind him.LS, Pan, burning houses in city. RV, split file of infantrymen move along road. […]
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Watch real combat footage of Army units from the 101st and 82nd Airborne divisions in or near Bastogne fighting in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. (more…)
The U.S. Army’s 187th Regiment jumps into North Korea to cut off Communist retreat. (more…)
The Browning M-2 .50 Cal machine gun is still in heavy use by the U.S. Armed Forces today. Check out one of the first training for the .50 cal videos produced by the Army.
Video of First Infantry Division combat operations cleanup by Companies B, C and D of the 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment in early December 1967. (Warning: Disturbing content).
Army Master Sergeant Roy Benavidez was a true hero who shared his heart-wrenching life story the day he was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Ronald Reagan. The video inside contains comments by the President and then an amazing speech by an American hero. (more…)
Naval F4U Corsairs from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Boxer strafe Chinese and North Korean positions during the Korean War. (more…)
Video of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division (Big Red 1) C Company 1/18 Infantry Battalion in Vietnam. The footage was taken between May 3-18, 1966. (more…)
107-year-old William J. Lake discusses an encounter with a German sniper at the battle of Meuse-Argonne in 1918. (more…)
Combat can be a chaotic and fluid environment. Look inside for stunning video from the war in Afghanistan. (more…)
For most Americans the Korean War is long over. However, for Tennessee native Tom Forehand Jr., the war never ended. You see, his father, Army Master Sergeant Tom Forehand Sr., came up missing in April 1951 on Hill 412 which was overrun by Chinese Communist forces. Tom Jr. has spent most of his life wondering […]
Few Americans know anything about the Philippine Insurrection or Philippine-American Revolution. Shortly after Spain surrendered ending the Spanish-American War in 1998, fighting broke out after it was made clear that the U.S. would not grant the Philippines, a former Spanish colony, independence. The “insurrection” ended in 1902 with a U.S. victory at a cost of […]