The WW2 spy was a unique individual. Violent, sometimes cunning, and always intelligent they helped the Allies achieve victory.
World War Two
Makin Atoll Raid: The first submarine commando raid in historyFeatured
Almost 80 years ago, U.S. special operations forces conducted the first-ever submarine-born commando raid. On August 17, 1942, Marine Raiders exited two submarines and took the fight to the Japanese at Makin Atoll. Although the operation produced mixed results, the raid still informs special operations doctrine to this day. America Strikes Back Following the […]
CSM: Kenneth “Rock” Merritt, a legendary paratrooperHistory
If you ever visit Fort Brag and the headquarters of the 18th Airborne Corps, you’re bound to hear someone talk or see something about Command Sergeant Major Kenneth “Rock” Merritt, a legendary paratrooper who dedicated 35 years of his life to service for America. CSM Merritt fought in World War Two as a paratrooper and […]