Category: COLD WAR

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…

7 Conflicts That Happened After the Fall of USSR

The Soviet Union officially ceased to exist on December 26, 1991, 74 years after its inception in 1917. The fall of the Union left the…

When the Soviets Shot Down A U-2 Spyplane, The Cold War Turned Hot!

The Lockheed U-2 also known as the “Dragon Lady” is a high altitude recon aircraft that was built in 1957 to gather a range of…

The Attack on the Spy Ship USS Liberty – When Israel Attacked America

After the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, Israel had established itself as a force to be reckoned with and a state that was here to stay. The…

The Day the U.S. Nearly Nuked North Korea Over a Captured Spy Ship

In Pyongyang, the North Korean Government keeps a trophy from 1968. Moored on the Botong River, alongside the Pyongyang Victorious War Museum sits the USS…

Soviet Cosmonauts Went Armed Into Orbit – You Will Be Surprised Why!

If someone told you that Soviet cosmonauts were going to space armed with something that looks like a sawed-off three-barrel shotgun, would you consider it…

The Food Fight That Almost Started World War III – The Berlin Airlift

June 25, 1948, the Soviet Union, flush with the success of driving the Nazis out of Russia, was becoming piqued at the US and British.…

Fall of Saigon – The Decisive End of the Vietnam War

World War II ended officially on 2nd September 1945. On the surface, harmony was restored in most of the world, and all out efforts were…

Cold War Mission Honed Fine Reputation of Tennessee “Fly Boys”

The National Guard of the United States is a reserve military force. The majority of the National Guard airmen and soldiers hold full-time civilian jobs while…

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…

1984: The Autobahn Airfield – A10s, Hercules’ and Fighters Land On A Highway (Watch)

In 1984, the NATO held an exercise on the German Highway, known as the Autobahn, to test one of the contingency plans in case the regular…

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…