Category: COLD WAR

CIA Agent Napoleon Solo + John Mulholland + Doctors standing above a man who is lying down

The United States government feared an attack from the USSR during the Cold War. This led it to a host of experimental programs aimed at…

White train traveling down a railroad

The Cold War was an uncertain time for much of the world. There was a permeating fear the Soviet Union would launch a nuclear attack,…

M16 used in Vietnam

The M16 assault rifle was meant to revolutionize the soldier, giving him a powerful, lightweight, and flexible all-in-one weapon. With the stopping power and accuracy…

Boeing B-29A Superfortress

In 1951 a B-29 Superfortress experiencing mechanical issues crashed into a Denver neighborhood, wiping out multiple houses and claiming a number of lives. The devastating…

Nikita Krushchev and Richard Nixon drinking Pepsi at the American National Exhibition + Three Russian battleships sailing in the ocean

Pepsi is one of the most iconic American brands in the world, and you’re bound to start an argument over whether it or Coca-Cola is…

Patton Tanks

Since WW2 US vehicles have been named after notable American historical figures, but this ongoing tradition of the US’ tank names was actually started by…

two subs have sunk ships since 1945

WWI and WW2 cemented the submarine’s place in military arsenals all around the world. German submarine activity in WWI was one of the major reasons…

Tank Battles

Tanks have only been a tool of war since WWI when the British first deployed their slow, heavy yet powerful steel beasts. Despite their relatively…

Fastest Military Jets

Speed has long been a critical aspect of military aircraft, as it is useful for outrunning an opponent, reducing the time spent in enemy airspace,…

F-4 Phantom

If you have $3 million to spare, you can own an exceptionally rare piece of history: the only privately owned airworthy F-4 Phantom in the…

Fidel Castro and Bay of Pigs

During the botched Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1961, the US sent civilians from the Alabama Air National Guard on a CIA mission to support…

The Panzer 68 Tank

The Swiss Panzer 68 was Switzerland’s attempt at designing and building their own main battle tank (MBT), which is no easy feat. It was designed…