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The Danish military has revealed that one of its frigates engaged in a firefight with pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, resulting in the death…

Today the US military is one of the largest in the world by a number of personnel, with over 1.4 million active-duty servicemembers and another…

Pentagon

The US Defense Department has announced that they will soon have a new body up and running dedicated to coordinating investigations into UFOs spotted in…

Javelin Missile Test

The Javelin missile is part of a long line of systems designed to allow infantry to deal with armored targets. This formidable weapon came into…

From March 1948 to November 1949, the British frigate HMS Amethyst was accompanied by a friendly cat named Simon. The crew of the ship took…

Military personnel installing bazooka launchers onto an L-4 Grasshopper + Charles Carpenter

There are few pilots as decorated as Lieutenant Colonel Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter. After joining the Army in 1942, he went on to become one…

Mike Turpin hardly seemed like the type of person who would die under mysterious circumstances. He had been in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division.…

Members of the Hollywood Victory Caravan holding up "V" signs

For many, the start of World War II meant yet another conflict that would affect everyday life. The vast majority of Americans didn’t want to…

US Navy - Seaplane

Prior to the end of the second world war, flying boats were an important tool for navies all around the world. The US Navy was…

The White House Burned Down

Usually the British are used to unexpected changes in the weather, but during the War of 1812, the British were caught out by a sudden…

Mickey Mouse walking by a billboard saying "JOIN THE ARMY AND SEE THE WORLD"

There was a lot of protest surrounding the United States’ involvement in Vietnam. Many felt the government was unjust in its decision to conscript men…

M42 Duster

From 1966 until the end of the Vietnam War, the relatively small yet extremely deadly M42 Duster was brought out of retirement and used against…