10 Questions with Hayes Otoupalik

Talking with a hobby legend. We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions of the hobby’s leading … More »

Finding Leo

Grandmother’s story leads to uncovering a hero’s record by Michael Staton Sitting on my feet, boosting myself to see the whole kitchen table, I reached to adjust one of my plastic soldiers into the correct position. My grandmother’s words echoed stories … More »

Silent Winged Warriors

Delivering military messages for centuries By Brent Brown June 6, 1944: Allied officers in London nervously waited for any news about Operation Overlord. Although General Eisenhower and his staff had planned for victory, too many things could go wrong, including … More »

Devil Dogs?

No one can question the bravery and valor of the U.S. Marines. But is the legend about their “Devil Dogs” nickname based on fact? Every new recruit is instructed about how Marines came to be called “Devil Dogs.” The Marine’s … More »