Category: WORLDWIDE

Bob Denard: The Mercenary ‘Pirate of the Republic’

Bob Denard being escorted by two French military members + Portrait of Bob Denard

To many, Bob Denard may not be a familiar name. However, those with knowledge of 20th-century mercenary activity know him as the Frenchman who staged…

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…

Mechanic ‘Accidentally’ Fires Vulcan Cannon & Obliterates F-16 Sitting on the Runway

The F-16, hit by the cannon fire, caught fire and exploded having recently been refuelled and made ready for a training sortie due to take…

Auschwitz Closed for at Least Two Weeks

Authorities have closed the Auschwitz Memorial, and the site of the Nazi concentration camp of the same name, until, at the earliest, 25th March 2020…

The Marines Have Wiped Out More ISIS Than Anyone Else

Ian Harvey

Major General John Love, commanding officer of the 2nd Marine Division said recently that the 1st Battalion, 10th Marines artillery battery has distinguished itself in…

Fifty Years After Huey’s First Mission, Grey Wolf is It’s Replacement

The US Air Force took delivery of its first MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters at Duke Field, Florida on December 19th, 2019. The replacement for the…

3 Burials Discovered at the Alamo in Texas

Ian Harvey

The Alamo: Plans by the city of San Antonio and the State of Texas to develop the precinct around the Alamo have come to a…

Have You Heard of The Special Forces Ghost Car That Operated in Bosnia (with video)

Ghost Car: In the early 1990s, a former Danish special forces soldier felt a calling from God to go to Bosnia and provide humanitarian aid…

Series 6 of Outlander is Looking for People to Join the Crew

Ian Harvey

A tweet sent out from Screen Scotland has kicked off the annual recruitment drive from Screen Scotland, Starz, and the hit television show Outlander. Outlander…

Highway to be Named After Spec Ops Sgt. Maj. James “Ryan” Sartor

Ian Harvey

Highway 24 in El Paso County has had a section dedicated to fallen Green Beret Sergeant Major Sartor thanks to the efforts of the Falcon…

We Lose Mike Hoare aged 100:The Wild Geese Movie Was Based on Him

The world has lost one of its larger than life figures, Mike Hoare, aged 100.  It is unusual for a mercenary to become a household…

The Mysterious Disappearance Of US Navy Flight 19

In countless books about unsolved mysteries, the so-called Bermuda Triangle, or the Devil’s Triangle as it is sometimes known, usually features prominently. The concept of…