The months of December 1944 and January 1945 saw an epic amount of snowfall in a succession of snowstorms.
Naval aviation was born 100 years ago this past January, and to mark the centennial of this important event, we highlight two of Western New York's many contributions.
In this issue, we drop in on the 174th Infantry (NYNG), as they conduct their summer training in 1923.
After fighting to preserve the Union in the American Civil War, hundreds of Irish immigrants were eager to win their homeland's freedom from the United Kingdom. Although the Fenian Brotherhood failed in its mission to capture Canada, the cross-border raids would have a lasting impact.
This 1939 Army barracks bore witness to much of Fort Niagara’s colorful 20th century history. Now proposed plans may once again breathe life into this local treasure of military architecture.
When the United States entered World War II, industry across the country transformed to meet the production needs of the war effort. Lockport’s Harrison Radiator Corporation provides a single local example of this nationwide phenomenon.
Using methods he developed during the Indian Wars and the Civil War, General Albert Myer and the U.S. Signal Corps helped modernize the shipping industry with timely storm forecasting. "Old Probabilities" saved countless lives through his efforts to have the weather tracked worldwide.
During World War II, Western New York sent thousands of aircraft to the Allies through Lend-Lease. The recent return of one of them provides an opportunity to explore the larger significance of that contribution.