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The Potsdam Giants: A Prussian Infantry Regiment Of Nothing But Very Tall Soldiers

Potsdam Giants

Under the direct control of Frederick William I during his reign was a military regiment filled with giant soldiers. Officially they were called “The Grand…

Operation Foxley: The Highly Debated Plan to Take Out The Fuhrer That Could Have Prolonged The War

Churchill and Operation Foxley

It’s easy to assume the most simple way of ending WWII would have been to assassinate the man at the center of it all, Adolf…

A German U-boat ended up at the bottom of Lake Michigan, here’s how it happened

UC-97 Submarine

Right now, resting at the bottom of Lake Michigan is a 185-ft German submarine. U-boats of the German Imperial Navy did close in on the…

The 5 Fastest Military Aircraft That Are Still Flying Today

Fastest Military Jets

Speed has long been a critical aspect of military aircraft, as it is useful for outrunning an opponent, reducing the time spent in enemy airspace,…

The Soldier who survived on his own in Dunkirk for four months

Dunkirk Evacuation

Over May and June 1940, a major evacuation of Allied troops was taking place on the beaches of Dunkirk. Known as Operation Dynamo, an armada…

F4 Phantom for Sale: $3M for the World’s Only Privately Owned Airworthy F-4 Phantom

F-4 Phantom

If you have $3 million to spare, you can own an exceptionally rare piece of history: the only privately owned airworthy F-4 Phantom in the…

The Challenger 3 MBT Is Pioneering New Technology And Plenty Of Updates

Challenger Three Main Battle Tank (MBT)

The UK’s upcoming Challenger 3 main battle tank (MBT) will improve on the Challenger 2 in many ways, most notably in its armament. However, the…

A Marine Corp. Mechanic Took An A-4M Skyhawk On A Joyride

McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II

It’s not unusual for Americans to have a good time on the 4th of July, but one Marine took that a little further when he…

The Tank That Could Be Launched From A Submarine While Underwater

SR III Ha-Go Amphibious Tank

Japan was famous for its impressive naval capabilities during WWII, which it needed in order to fight on the many islands dotted all over the…

Battle of Medina Ridge: One of the Largest Tank Battles in US History

Battle of Medina Ridge

The day after the Battle of 73 Easting, which has become known as the “the last great tank battle of the 20th century,” the US…

UPDATE: RAF Bombardier’s Family are Reunited with his Bracelet

RAF Bracelet

The personal bracelet an RAF bombardier killed during the Second World War has finally been returned to his family after almost 80 years. The bracelet,…

The World War I Soldier Who Was Shot In The Head And Didn’t Sleep For 40 Years

Hungarian Soldiers

A year into the First World War, Paul Kern, a Hungarian soldier, was shot in the head by a Russian bullet. But instead of dying,…