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Articles by Jesse:

Joshua Chamberlain served in the American Civil War, starting out as a lieutenant colonel and eventually rising to the rank of brigadier general in the…

Of all the weird experimental weapons conceived and tested during WWII, bat bombs were one of the strangest. The project attempted to attach small bombs…

Ajax Tank Program

The Ajax tank program began a decade ago and has cost the UK billions, but it has yet to produce a combat-ready vehicle. The program…

Chosin Reservoir

Some say that a properly managed retreat is what separates truly great military commanders. Fighting on the back foot is always hard, whether that’s in…

The life of Robert Smalls is an epic underdog story of an illiterate slave from South Carolina who managed to free himself by escaping from…

Undated photo of Albert Szent-György in the lab

Szent-Györgyi was a Hungarian biochemist who won the Nobel Prize, assisted the Hungarian Resistance during WWII, and was responsible for isolating vitamin C. Born in…

Animals have been an important component of war for thousands of years, either to supplement manpower with the movement of supplies and equipment or in…

US Military Experiments from the past

Some of the most interesting moments in military history are the experiments behind the scenes that never even saw the light of day. With its…

USS Simpson

Currently, the only operational ship in the US Navy to have sunk another vessel is the 220-year-old USS Constitution, a wooden-hulled three-masted heavy frigate that…

F-22 Raptor

Both the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II can carry missiles that are able to strike an enemy aircraft well over 30 miles away with…

G-Wagen Military Specs

Today, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is associated with the Kardashians more so than warfare, but this tried and tested vehicle was actually designed for the military.…

Brownies

The US military is famous for its ability to have a plan for every single scenario imaginable. Whether that be nuclear deterrents, war on its…