Category: COLD WAR

NASA: There has been a lot said recently regarding the current President of the USA’s pet military project, the new US Space Force, particularly when…

The United States military does not like to talk about the Battle of Palmdale. It is undoubtedly one of the most embarrassing American military defeats…

The standard design for each bunker was approximately 13 feet by 16 feet, with access provided by a 14 foot deep shaft with a ladder.…

The first step in the project involved the federal government seizing 280 acres of land. The initial phase of construction cost around $35 million ($350…

The world of military aviation is full of strange stories, freak accidents, amazing near-misses, and unlikely happenings. But few tales are stranger than the story…

The test subject was a researcher for the CIA, Dr. Frank Olson. Olson was unknowingly given a dose of LSD that was slipped into his…

One of the largest ever instances of the disappearance of US military personnel happened not during wartime but in 1950 when a US Air Force…

“Mistakes are made in every other human endeavor. Why should nuclear weapons be exempt?” -Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California in a letter to the Hoover…

It boasted unusual operating procedures and soldiers who judged officers by their actions, not their rank and authority. Every great event has unexpected side effects.…

Often, “Wall Jumpers” went over the border in order to demonstrate bravery, impress their girlfriend, or were intoxicated. After being defeated in the Second World…

Some have speculated that the Russian Submarine K-129 was sunk by a US submarine, and that the sinking of Scorpion was done in retaliation for…

One of the submarine vets aboard Skylark would state, “We heard sounds that are familiar to me,the sound of a ship breaking up—like a compartment…