Discovering D-Day

On this day in 1944, some 156,000 Allied troops stormed the Normandy beaches and turned the tide of the Second World War. D-Day and the battles that followed led to the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s grasp, and less than one year later the war in Europe was over and Allied victory was … More Discovering D-Day

[Guest Post] The Day of Days: Why D-Day Still Matters

By John Antal General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Forces Europe, talks to paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles, on the evening of June 5, 1944. In a few short hours these Soldiers would be parachuting into Nazi occupied France and engaged in one of the most desperate and decisive battles … More [Guest Post] The Day of Days: Why D-Day Still Matters

Fighting Fox Company

We’re excited to announce that Fighting Fox Company: The Battling Flank of the Band of Brothers is now available for purchase from Casemate! In this new release, author Terry Poyser and Bill Brown reveal the heroic actions and service of the Fox Company in the 506th Infantry Division. With never-heard stories presented directly from the … More Fighting Fox Company


Today is the 68th anniversary of the Normandy landings that took place on June 6, 1944.  This invasion was a key turning point in the War for the Allies and marked the beginning of the end of the German conquest. Jake McNiece, a member of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II reflected on … More D-Day