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Articles by Damian Lucjan:

One of the Most Daring and Romantic Naval Feats of History

Rain began falling in sheets as the small steamer known as picketboat No. 1 puffed its way through the choppy surf toward the mouth of…

Red Cross Founder’s Story Shows How Crisis Can Bring Out Our Humanity

Have you heard of Henri Dunant? If not, it’s okay. The happy few who can identify Henri Dunant as the founder of the Red Cross…

Witold Pilecki: The Inspiring Story of the Polish Spy Who Took on the Third Reich

Like many of the heroes of the Warsaw Uprising, nearly no one in the Anglosphere has ever heard of Witold Pilecki, a deeply Catholic member of the…

Airbus Announces Support for Restoration of The People’s Mosquito 

Aviation heritage in the UK received a welcome boost in March 2020 with news that Airbus has announced its support for The People’s Mosquito. Financial…

‘Deepest wreck ever found’ Famous Destroyer Lost During the Battle off Samar

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In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle off Samar this month, the Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel has released footage of the deepest shipwreck…

14 Photos of the Remnants of War Prove that Nature Always Prevails

Nature will always be stronger than man. There are two things that are certain in life: death and taxes. It is tempting to add one…

Mosquito Bite: Yours For a Cool $7 MILLION!

With a range of over 3,000 km (1,900 miles), a de Havilland Mosquito could fly from London to Warsaw and back. Are you tired of…

A Tiger in Africa? The Iconic Tiger I Growling in Full Video Glory

Anything within its sights of 2000 meters was marked as prey. Out of all the German tanks during World War II, the Sd Kfz 181…

The Face of Crimean War in over 35 Magnificent 160-year-old Photos

After a longtime peace acquired during the Congress of Vienna in 1815, Europe experienced a relatively peaceful period of history. Foundations of that peace laid…

The Maginot Line Mostly Worked the Way it was Expected to & Great Footage in Here Too

The moment the Germans entered Belgium, the plan was for the French (and hopefully British) to move in and fight them there and the Maginot…

3 Giant Bombs Found Near Polish Beach – Massive evacuation (video inside)

In Kołobrzeg, Poland, three WW2-era bombs were found on August 8. Each aerial bomb weighed  about 250kg (600 pounds). The unfortunate discoveries were made by a…

“King Leonidas” Teams up with SEALs to Save a Russian President in “Hunter Killer” – Trailer Inside

Following on from Washington in “Olympus Has Fallen” and London in “London Has Fallen”, now it’s Moscow’s turn. The upcoming movie “Hunter Killer” is not…