Four dogs receive top honors for valor

WASHINGTON, D.C. _ A Czech German Shepherd who sniffed out improvised explosive devices while also coming under and surviving enemy fire in Afghanistan; an athletic black Labrador retriever who served four combat tours in Afghanistan where he detected explosives and … More »

The Spanish Cockade of 1898

A ‘Bit of Ribbon’ worth fighting for by William K. Combs Napoleon Bonaparte has often been quoted as saying, “A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.” For souvenir hungry American soldiers fighting in the … More »

Mohawk Arms’ Auction #75 recap

    BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. _ An Imperial German World War I fighter pilot’s pokol (silvered victory goblet), showing an embossed panel of eagles in combat, 7 inches tall, sold for $8,850 to highlight Mohawk Arms June 3-4 Auction #75. The … More »

Good-bye to a Legend

Chet Krause: 1923-2016 IOLA, Wis. _ Chester L. “Chet” Krause, the founder of Old Cars Weekly and an iconic figure in the old car community and many other hobby circles, died June 25 at age 92 of natural causes. Krause … More »