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Articles by Damian Lucjan:

Hagia Sophia’s 1,500-Year-Old Imperial Gate Vandalized

Hagia Sophia at sunset

The Hagia Sophia’s historic Imperial Gate, which dates back to the 6th century, was severely damaged on April 18, 2022. The vandalism was discovered that…

WW2-Era Museum Ship USS The Sullivans Sinks At Its Pier

Sinking USS The Sullivan

USS The Sullivans (DD-537) was partially sunk on Wednesday at its pier at the Buffalo Naval Park in Buffalo, New York. The direct cause of…

The Polish MANPADS Piorun Beats the Stinger In Every Aspect – And Might Replace It

PZPR Piorun with a CTP-1 termovision sight

If someone thought the era of MANPADS was coming to an end, they couldn’t be more wrong. While western NATO countries neglected the effectiveness of…

1410 Battle of Grunwald Sword Unearthed In Poland

A sword, metal pieces of a scabbard, a knight’s belt, and two knives, estimated to be from the battle of the time of the Battle…

Missing Indonesian Sub Wreckage Found: Crew Considered Lost

KRI Nanggala

A missing Indonesian submarine, the KRI Nanggala 402, has been found in three pieces, the Indonesian Military confirmed. President Joko Widodo sent condolences to the…

The Hunt is on to Find Missing Indonesian Submarine Before Oxygen Runs Out

The Indonesian military is searching for their missing submarine, with 53 people on board. KRI Nanggala (402) lost contact during their military exercises on 21…

“Enjoy the moment” – Local veteran served with Missouri National Guard in Persian Gulf War

By Jeremy P. Amick Matt Fife has many memories to reflect upon from his time with the Missouri National Guard, which spanned more than a…

Gulf War Illness Not Caused by Exposure to Depleted Uranium

Debris from depleted uranium munitions used in the Gulf War has long been blamed for contributing to the illness of hundreds of thousands of veterans,…

“Deal With The Effects” – Marine Corps Veteran Shares Story of Service in Persian Gulf War

The Persian Gulf War was a swift victory with a low casualty rate, which is why Marine Corps veteran Rob Relford II believes it has…

URGENT APPEAL FOR HELP – HMS HERMES NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT. LAST CHANCE!

The Hermes Viraat Heritage Trust has been working alongside Envitech Marine Consultants in India to save the vessel from scrap. For the past 3.5 years,…

1943 M4A1 Grizzly Sherman for Sale

This M4A1 Grizzly is an adaptation of the Sherman medium tank that was built in Canada in late 1943. It is a cast-hull variant of…

Midway: Six Minutes of Fury

It was just after 10 AM, June 4, 1942 over Midway, and Air Group Commander C. Wade McClusky Jr. had a tough decision on his…