Italian Cross for War Merit

By John Norris On May 23 1915, Italy declared war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In doing so, it became the latest country to become involved the pan-European war that was expanding to become a world-wide war. There was a long … More »

US Infantry to receive recoilless rifles

U.S. Army infantry platoons will soon have the 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle as a permanently assigned weapon. Service officials completed conditional materiel release authorization late last year, making the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System an organic weapon system … More »

Books In Review Bonus

To Hell with the Kaiser: America Prepares for War, 1916-1918, Vols 1 & 2, by Alexander F. Barnes (978-0-7643-4909-6 and 978-0-7643-4911-9. Schiffer Publishing, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310; 610-593-1777; Hardcover, 8-1/2” x 11”, vol. 1: 320 pages, … More »