WWII

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WWII Veteran Makes Major League Debut

Fresh out of Naval Academy pitchers to promote to the big leagues, MLB located 92-year-old World War II veteran Tony Gianunzio and had him throw…


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Warsaw: A True Survivor of World War II

Warsaw, Poland’s Old Town May 8th marks the 70th anniversary of World War II’s VE Day. Most Americans consider Victory in Europe as being the logical…





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Remembering the ‘Rescue at Los Baños’

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the 11th Airborne Division’s daring raid that freed more than 2000 prisoners of war from a Japanese prison…


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5 Hollywood Directors Who Served And Filmed Real Wars

BY ORVELIN VALLE — WEARETHEMIGHTY​.COM Before Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” Hollywood directors “got it right” by serving in the military. Here are five legendary Hollywood directors…






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Bing Crosby’s WWII Legacy

During World War II (and for several years after), Bing Crosby was just about the biggest popular entertainer the USA has ever known: he was the…



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‘Fury’ Visits Fort Benning

Fury director David Ayer and cast members Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman and Michael Peña paid a visit to Fort Benning on October 16th…


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The Complete Tanks of ‘Fury’

Fury, the long-awaited World War II tank movie starring Brad Pitt, opens on Friday October 17. Our set visit last fall suggests that the filmmakers…


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Tanks of ‘Fury’ #8: Tiger II

The final tank in our series is the Tiger II, which was anticipated to be something like Germany’s Second Death Star after the fearsome Tiger…


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Tanks of ‘Fury’ #7: M24 Chaffee

The M24 Chaffee is the final Allied tank in our series from the upcoming movie Fury. Weighing approximately 45,000 lbs. and measuring 18 ft. 3 in….


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Tanks of ‘Fury’ #6: Tiger I

The Germans used the Tiger I tank on the North African, Soviet and European fronts. Weighing a massive 120,000 lbs. and measuring 27 ft 9 in….


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Tanks of ‘Fury’ #5: M3 Grant/Lee

The M3 Grant/Lee is the latest in our series of WWII tanks from Fury. Used by the Allies in the European, North African and Pacific…