Craig Bowman

Articles by Craig Bowman:

Hector Cafferatta was awarded the Medal of Honor on November 28, 1950, for his actions during the Battle at the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. Hearing this informs you that he is a courageous man who stood up to extreme circumstances but until you hear the story, you have no idea of the extent […]

During World War II, America produced an odd type of soldier: men who were Hollywood movie stars, but who then left their cushy and wealthy lives to serve their country – people like Jimmy Stewart, Clark Cable, and Kirk Douglas. These men likely could have been released from military duty, considering their fame and fortune, […]

Grumman: In 1956, the US was deep in the throes of the Cold War, concerned that the Soviets could launch an invasion at any time. The US Navy began testing surface-to-air and air-to-air rockets at this time in order to be prepared for whatever might be to come. This testing involved surplus Hellcat fighter planes […]

In 1893 Merian Caldwell Cooper made his debut into world in Jacksonville, Florida.  He grew up during the heyday of silent films and spent as much time as possible sitting in movie houses dreaming about the adventures he saw on the silver screen. At the time he didn’t know it but he would eventually be […]