Category: HISTORY

Crusades

Weapons are simply an extension of the capabilities of the human body. In practice, though, they have been extremely expensive and complex, with quite literally…

U.S.S. Massachusetts

USS Massachusetts was from the South Dakota-class of fast battleships built under the limitations enforced by the Washington and London Naval Treaties. As with the…

images of the Tomb

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located in Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, United States and is one of the most symbolic and hollowed…

Dornier Do 335 Pfeil

The Dornier Do 335 is one of Germany’s most weird and wonderful late WWII aircraft. Its unique push-pull engine configuration made the Do 335 extremely…

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The USS Alaska was a large, powerful and extremely capable ship built during WWII. If going by statistics alone, one could easily confuse her for…

Hawaiian beach and Marines poster

When talking about the US Marine Corps capturing islands, many would think of the island-hopping campaign that took the Corps across the Pacific in WWII.…

Jacques Trolley de Prévaux featured photo

We have all seen photos of the devastating damage left in the wake of the First World War. Cities that were reduced to rubble, large…

Three Amish men standing outside

The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships most notable for their relatively “old-fashioned” style of life. As part of living out what…

USS Intrepid Docked

The USS Intrepid was an Essex-class aircraft carrier built during WWII. Initially operating in the Pacific Theatre, Intrepid would end up serving a wild 30-year…

Colt Walker 1847

In 1846 the United States Army brought the Colt Walker 1847 into service – a revolver that is the most powerful sidearm ever issued by…

Black Hawk And the US Marines

The famous and long-lasting UH-60 Black Hawk, which has been flying since the 1970s, will likely remain in service until the 2030s. The airframe is…

M1 Carbine Worn By Soldier

The M1 Carbine was a small, lightweight weapon that found itself in the hands of many Allied soldiers during WWII. Its relatively small cartridge led…