Tag Archives: World war ii

This Is the Most Badass World War II Story You’ve Never Heard

Unless you're a massive WWII history buff, there's a good chance you've never heard of Operation Mincemeat.

93-Year-Old D-Day Paratrooper Jumps for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Doesn't matter what you do in life, you will never be as badass as Jim "Pee Wee" Martin.

Ratchet Method Actor Shia LeBeouf Is Refusing to Shower

More like Shia Le Needs to Douche... because douche is French for shower and Shia is refusing to shower on the set of Fury, which is

World War II Veterans Stormed the Closed WWII Memorial on the National Mall

With today's government shutdown came mandatory closings of the country's national parks, museums, and memorials. The Mall—that enormous green space that cuts through D.C.—was completely

65 Unbelievable World War II Photos

Amazing collection of photos here from The Chive

World War II Veteran Writes His Own Badass Obituary

Pennsylvania's John E. Holden killed bad guys over Okinawa, loved women voraciously, and, before he passed, penned a tremendous obituary for the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal that

Determined to Vote, 93-Year-Old WWII Vet Fills Out Absentee Ballot Before Passing Away

If you're waffling on whether to vote in the upcoming election, here's a nice dose of inspiration (or shame) that should send you to the

This Two Minute ‘History of the World’ Video Is Epic Enough to Give You Chills

If World History class was more like this, I gotta think there'd be no token (five or six) dude(s) in the back drooling on his

This is What it Looks Like When a 550-Pound World War II Bomb Explodes

The German city of Munich was faced with a difficult question on Tuesday. What do you do with an undetonated, 550-pound bomb leftover from World

Move Over Captain America: Sgt. Llewellyn Chilson Was an Absolute Boss

Who needs fictional heroes like Captain America when we have brave, real-life bad@$$es like World War II's Llewellyn Chilson? Though he passed away 30 years

World War II–Era Rules for Playing London’s Richmond Golf Course

Although there are golf courses in places like Kabul, Afghanistan, and near the minefields of Korea's DMZ, most of us will never have the experience