Operation Pedestal: The Allies Rescue Malta

Operation Pedestal: The Allies Rescue Malta

The following article on Operation Pedestal is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’s book On Wave and Wing: The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The Origins of Operation Pedestal...
D-Day Regiments: American, British, and German

D-Day Regiments: American, British, and German

The following article on D-Day regiments is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  American D-Day Regiments In the U.S. Army an infantry regiment was composed of three battalions,...
German Army During WW2

German Army During WW2

The following article on the German Army WW2 is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The German army was often misidentified in Anglo-American reports as the ‘‘Wehrmacht,’’ which...
Combat Engineers: From D-Day to Today

Combat Engineers: From D-Day to Today

The following article on combat engineers is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Military engineering has a long and varied history, dating at least as far back as the Roman...
Canadian Army in WW2

Canadian Army in WW2

The following article on the Canadian Army in World War 2 (Canadian Army WW2) is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Too few people respect Canada’s enormous contribution...
British Army Divisions: D-Day and Beyond

British Army Divisions: D-Day and Beyond

The following article on British Army Divisions in World War Two is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The overriding concern of the British army in 1944 was manpower. After...