Category: COLD WAR

When The Coast Guard Supported The D.E.A. & Flew Resupply & Bombing Missions In Peru

The U.S. Coast Guard has always been there to help those in distress, but that doesn’t always mean ships in a storm. In the Fall…

Did You Know? Richard Bong, USA’s Ace of Aces, Was Killed in A Test Flight

The names that line the pages of history are many in number – the lengthy lists of men and women who fought, who died, who…

Operation Urgent Fury: The 1983 US Invasion of Grenada

In 1983, the Cold War was rather hot: Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States and the relations between East and West deteriorated.…

The Berlin Wall, Haunting Pictures Of A Divided City

After the defeat of the Nazis in World War II Germany was divided. The United States, the United Kingdom and their allies occupied western Germany.…

Top 7 Biggest Bunkers Ever Built

The cold war may be long over,  and certain installations have been abandoned, but the powers that be still have and maintain bunkers in preparation…

Award-winning author Gary Slaughter releasing memoir chronicling riveting first-hand experience as a Cold War Naval officer

Gary Slaughter made waves in the literary world when he released his multi-award-winning Cottonwood novels (Fletcher House). Now, he’s bringing to life his experience as…

When the Chinese Stole a Soviet Tank, They Nearly Went Nuclear

In 1900, Russia signed the Treaty of Beijing which gave them Outer Manchuria and other Chinese lands. When both countries became communist, their nagging border…

Saddam’s Secret Super Gun – Project Babylon

Project Babylon was an Iraqi code name for the construction of a supergun, commissioned by Sadam Hussein in 1988. The engineer in charge of the…

How A Small Group Of Canadian Paratroopers Saved Denmark From Soviet Occupation

By May 1945 the war in Europe had finally started to wind down. Yet for the men of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, there was…

After 39 Soviet Commandoes Took Hill 3234 In Afghanistan, Not Even Hundreds Of Mujahedeen Could Dislodge Them

The Soviet-Afghan War, or the “Soviet Vietnam” as some political analysts called it, was one of the key points in which the decaying superpower came…

Jihad with US Arms – The Soviet–Afghan War

The moment the Soviet Union inserted itself in the Afghan Civil War, they started a domino-like spiral of violence that continues even to this day…

Beautiful Pics Of A Rare Tu-128 – The Largest & Heaviest Fighter Ever In Service

The Tupolev Tu-28, a Soviet long-range interceptor from the 1960s, had the NATO reporting name Fiddler. At the time, it was the largest and heaviest…