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Army Video Vietnam

Video: 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam, May 1966


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.

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Army Video World War I

A 107-year Old World War I Veteran Tells of Sniper Encounter


107-year-old William J. Lake discusses an encounter with a German sniper at the battle of Meuse-Argonne in 1918.

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Afghanistan Army Video

Real Combat Footage From Afghanistan War

Afghanistan

Combat can be a chaotic and fluid environment. Look inside for stunning video from the war in Afghanistan.

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Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: Christian Albert

Army Medal of HonorMedal 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.”

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Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber

Army Medal of HonorMedal 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 by a party of Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and taking them both prisoners.

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Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: John G. B. Adams

Army Medal of HonorMedal 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 fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regiment was reformed on those colors.

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Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: James F. Adams

Army Medal of HonorMedal of Honor Citation: James F. Adams
Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Born: Cabell County, Va.
Place / Date: At Nineveh, Va., 12 November 1864

Citation: Capture of State flag of 14th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).

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Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: Henry G. Bonebrake

Army Medal of HonorMedal of Honor Citation: Henry G. Bonebrake
Rank: Lieutenant
Company: Company G
Born: Waynesboro, Pa.
Place / Date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865
Organization: U.S. Army
Division: 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Departed: Yes

Citation: As 1 of the first of Devin’s Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength.

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Army Korea

Son Still Searches for Father Lost on Hill 412 in Korea

Forehand Family
Forehand Family

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 and researching about Hill 412 and the whereabouts of his father.  He is now making 130 pages of his research available to his fellow military history researchers and others interested in the bloody Korean War. Look inside for an excerpt describing the battle of Hill 412 and a link to Forehand’s entire work.

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Army

Philippine Insurrection: “Gallant Fight by American Troops”

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 4,000 American dead and 20,000 rebel casualties. A whopping 500,000 Filipino civilians were also killed according to Military.com. Some insurgents continued guerrilla operations until 1913.

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Army World War I

Historic Video: Army horse training during World War I

gasoline automobile had been around since 1892, the horse was still widely used.

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Army Video World War I

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.