Category: HISTORY

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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,…

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,…

During WWI German U-boats were wreaking havoc against Allied ships in the Atlantic Ocean. Replacing these ships was becoming harder as steel supplies dwindled, so…

Wars that nearly happened are some of history’s most fascinating moments. To ponder what could have been is both terrifying and intriguing. Often, these moments…

Kim Jong-Il as a baby + Fidel Castro with his classmates + Adolf Hitler as a baby

If history has shown us anything, it’s that the world has had its share of terrible leaders. While they started out as innocent children, they…

Battle of 73 Easting Tanks Roar Onward

In 1991 the Gulf War set the stage for a large-scale tank battle that pit the US’ M1A1 Abrams main battle tank (MBT) and supporting…

Bazooka Training

The word bazooka is synonymous with shoulder-fired anti-tank weaponry today, but this strange term actually dates all the way back to WWI, when it was…