SS Normandie: The French Ocean Liner Lost to a Suspicious Fire During World War II

SS Normandie at sea

The SS Normandie was one of the grandest ocean liners to see service during the 1930s. When the Second World War broke out, she found…

The Personal Experiences That Influenced Oliver Stone’s Vietnam War Trilogy

Tom Cruise as Ron Kovic in 'Born on the Fourth of July' + Tom Berenger as Staff Sgt. Bob Barnes in 'Platoon' + Portrait of Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone is arguably one of the best directors and screenwriters in Hollywood, known for his ability to bring blockbuster and award-winning stories to the…

A B-2 Spirit Was the Victim of the Most Expensive Crash in US Air Force History – $1.4 Billion!

Charred remains of the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit 'Spirit of Kansas'

Undoubtedly, the United States has put a large amount of money into its Air Force between improving aerial technology, funding production and, of course, dealing…

The Little-Known Lost Battalions of World War II

Six members of the Lost Battalion in the Pacific Theater sitting together

Everyone is aware of the Lost Battalion of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive; 554 men from the US 77th Division who became trapped by the Germans in…

Four Men Aboard the USS California (BB-44) Were Awarded the Medal of Honor

USS California (BB-44) at sea

The attack on Pearl Harbor was disastrous for American vessels, particularly those moored along Battleship Row. The nine were the primary targets of the Japanese,…

George Patton Called Creighton Abrams a ‘World Champion’ Tank Commander

Creighton Abrams speaking at a table lined with microphones

There are some military commanders who stand out among the rest, and Creighton Abrams is one of them. Serving during the Second World War, as…

Meuse-Argonne Offensive: The Deadliest American-Involved Campaign of World War I

US Marines running through a combat-wrecked forest

The Meuse-Argonne Offensive toward the end of World War I is widely considered to be the campaign that truly stopped any and all fighting along…

Sprint Missile: The ABM That Traveled So Fast a Plasma Ring Formed Around It

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Sprint missile being launched + Sprint missile preparing to be launched

After years of speculation and planning, the US military began developing an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) that could intercept Soviet re-entry vehicles (RVs). Called the Sprint…

The Tank Museum Exhibiting Rare Mark I Tank Model Painted By Percyval Tudor-Hart

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Female Mark I tank model placed in the grass

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has announced one of the star attractions for its Tanks for the Memories: The Tank in Popular Culture…

Tom Cruise Keeping Connection to US Navy Alive with New ‘Mission: Impossible’ Film

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Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt in 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout'

Throughout the course of 2022, Tom Cruise couldn’t escape the hype of Top Gun: Maverick, the highly-anticipated sequel to the 1986 original film. The 60-year-old…

Netflix Releases Trailer for Highly-Anticipated ‘The Last Kingdom’ Sequel

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Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg in 'The Last Kingdom'

The BBC Two and Netflix series The Last Kingdom (2015-22) may have aired its last episode one year ago, but that doesn’t mean fans haven’t…

Cast of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ – Where Are They Now?

Still from 'Saving Private Ryan'

Saving Private Ryan (1998) is arguably one of the best war films ever released. The film follows a group of US Army soldiers as they…