Flak Attacks

Conflict: Vietnam, World War II

Flak is an abbreviation for a German anti-aircraft (Fliegerabwehrkanone) that dawned in popularity during WWII. It was launched from the ground toward invading enemy aircraft and set to explode at a certain altitude. When the flak detonated, shrapnel flung in … Continue reading

Three in One Blow

Conflict: Civil War

The Second Battle of Chattanooga, along with the launch of the Chickamauga Campaign, began on August 21, 1863. Union General William S. Rosencrans ordered Colonel John T. Wilder to march his troops to Chattanooga where General Braxton Bragg of the … Continue reading