Today marks the 75th anniversary of the 1939 Molotv-Ribbentrop Pact, which divided Europe and helped start the Second World War. The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation wants to remember this infamous day by commemorating August 23 as "Black Ribbon Day" to remember those lost to totalitarian dictatorships.
When we think of American air warfare in WW II, the famous “Mighty Eighth” Air Force quickly comes to mind. Historians have long shown the spotlight on the combat and bombing missions flown out of England. However, there is a fascinating, untold story of the American campaign in the Mediterranean that has been buried in history – until now.