The U.S. Army’s 187th Regiment jumps into North Korea to cut off Communist retreat. (more…)
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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…)
Medal of Honor Citation: Christian Albert Rank: Private Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company G Division: 47th Ohio Infantry Born: Cincinnati, Ohio Departed: Yes Date of Issue: 08/10/1895 Place / Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863 Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
Medal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber Rank: Private Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company A Division: 17th Michigan Infantry Born: 1838, Germany Departed: Yes Entered Service At: Manchester, Mich. Date of Issue: 07/30/1896 Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864 Citation: Bravely rescued Lt. Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured […]
Medal of Honor Citation: Michael Aheam Rank: Paymaster’s Steward Organization: U.S. Navy Departed: Yes Entered Service At: France G.O. Number: 45 Place / Date: Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864 Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited […]
Medal of Honor Citation: John G. B. Adams Rank: Second Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company I Division: 19th Massachusetts Infantry Born: Groveland, Mass. Departed: Yes Date of Issue: 12/16/1896 Place / Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862 Citation: Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they […]