“Psychological Preparation For Combat”: A World War II Guide for Soldiers

Written by Todd DePastinoBill Bonnamy has collected a fascinating and easily accessed archive of records, photos, stories, and ephemera related to the 319th Glider Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division. Bill's father's service in the unit inspired the creation of the 319 Gliderman website (https://319gliderman.com) as tribute "to the memory and sacrifices made by these brave

NATO at 75: The Difficult Birth of the Defense Pact in 1949

Written by Todd DePastino Up to the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on April 4, 1949, the United States largely abided George Washington’s warning, “steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world.” Thomas Jefferson, who agreed with Washington on little, wholeheartedly concurred. “Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with

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