December 2014

Order a copy of this issue




The Glorious Blunder

The December 1944 Battle of the Bulge was an American disaster–until it turned into the greatest victory in US Army history. By Brian John Murphy

Bred to Be an Ace

Hamilton McWhorter grew up with hair-raising stories about World War One dogfighters. Then came World War Two. By Robert F. Dorr

Bad News Badly Delivered

The author was home on leave after the invasion of Tarawa when a woman asked what he knew about her son, a fellow marine who went missing there. By Nick Cariello

Starring Jane Froman as…the Survivor

As the USO plane prepared to land, a woman took Jane Froman’s seat. Then the plane crashed. Froman lived. The other woman did not. That was just the start. By Patrice Crowley




Notes from our Editor: “My Buddy from Mogmog”


Letters from Our Readers

Home Front

The Black Market



The Funnies

Furry Freedom Fighters


Georgia’s Temple of the Infantryman
Website of the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

I Was There

Paralyzed at the Siegfried Line

War Stories

Memories from the War Years

Books and Media

Our Latest Reviews

Theater of War

Where Eagles Dare

78 RPM

“Baby It’s Cold Outside”

WWII Events

A Calendar of Present-Day Happenings


Tending Wounded at Pearl Harbor