The sun rises on them still

On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Japanese swords are iconic as ever By Leon Kapp It was seven long decades ago on Sept. 2, 1945, that the Japanese signed the agreement formalizing their surrender, for … More »

Sale of Putnam Green Collection continues

Excitement builds for premiere firearms auction Lot 3189. Desirable WWII inland M1 carbine with M3 infrared sniper scope and accessories. Estimate: $4,500-$6,500. Rock Island Auction Company announces their premiere collector’s firearms auction to be held Sept. 9, 10 and 11 … More »

Relive the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor

Battleship Cove launches dynamic new exhibit Relive the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Using state-of-the-art special effects technology, The Pearl Harbor Experience at Battleship Cove takes you back in time to a seminal moment in our nation’s history that rallied … More »

Atten-HUT! Reviving WWII Quonset Huts

Building at Camp Hastings Living History Museum We’ve all seen, and many of us have completed, restorations of HMVs, everything from Cushman scooters to jeeps and M-series Dodges, from CCKWs and DUKWS to the random Sherman tank. But how many … More »

MV spotlight: Marmon-Herrington

The MK IV armored car A product of South Africa? No, the MK IV armored car was based on a chassis supplied by Marmon Herrington of Indianapolis, Ind. The finished vehicles incorporated a mix of both Marmon Herrington parts and … More »