Category: COLD WAR

Big Ivan: The World’s Biggest Bomb Ever Detonated – Tsar Bomba

The Soviet-made Big Ivan, more commonly known as the Tsar Bomba, holds the record for the biggest bomb in history and here’s why. Big Ivan…

Shocking Footage Of Nukes Being Tested On Marines (Watch)

The most terrible weapon ever created is, of course, the nuclear bomb. During the Second World War, both the Allies and Nazi Germany were working…

10 Chilling Facts About The MAD Doctrine – Mutually Assured Destruction

As a doctrine of national security and military strategy, Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) involves the full-scale usage of weapons of mass destruction by at least two opposing…

The Man Who Saved the World From Nuclear Destruction

The Man Who Saved the World from Nuclear Destruction Remember, remember the 26th of September,when the unknown man becomes a defender.That could be the very…

The Tupolev TU-95RTs (Bear D) and theTU-142 (Bear F) in Cuba

War History Online presents this Guest Blog by Miguel Vargas-Caba The TU-95RTs (Bear D) In 1970 the Soviet Aviatsiya Voyenno-Morskogo Flota, or Naval Aviation felt…

The Argentinian Side of the Falklands War

The Falklands War is often perceived, from the British perspective, as a victory that confirmed the British imperial status in the post-WWII world. Even though…

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…