America’s fighting men and women have endured the hardships of combat for almost 250 years. However, those hardships haven’t prevented Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen from celebrating the Holy holiday. CombatTales.com presents a look at American war fighters celebrating Christmas during times of war. (more…)
Posts involving current or former members of the United States Army.
Rare video footage of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 27th Infantry Division boxing. (more…)
Watch as soldiers of the U.S. Army’s 101st Division find a weapons cache in the Ashau Valley in Vietnam and then prepare to destroy the weapons and ordinance. Video shot on April 2, 1969. (more…)
Raw video of soldiers from the United States Army’s 1st Battalion, of the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) in March, 1966 in Vietnam. (more…)
In June of 1944 the Allies landed thousands of troops on the shores of Normandy, France. Look inside for video and photos of the historic military mission. (more…)
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. […]
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.
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…)
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…)