“River Rats” The USS Panay Fires the First Shots of WWII

On a clear Sunday in December a flight of Japanese aircraft made a surprise attack on a United States Navy vessel and placed the two countries on the brink of war. The attack resulted in the sinking of the U.S Continue Reading

Charles R. Roland: Historian and WWII Veteran of the Battle of the Bulge turns 100

The following is a brief biography of Dr. Charles P. Roland on his 100th birthday, written by acclaimed author and Kentucky historian Thomas H. Appleton. It is reposted here by permission of the author.  Professor Roland’s personal information has been Continue Reading