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Restricted Military Documents About F-117 Nighthawk Leaked on ‘War Thunder’ Forum

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk in flight

For the twelfth time in recent memory, military documents have been leaked to the public via the War Thunder forum – this time, regarding the…

The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark Traded Ejection Seats for a Crew Escape Module

General Dynamics F-111F Aardvark dropping Mark 82 bombs mid-flight

The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark was a supersonic, medium-range, multi-role aircraft. Developed in the 1960s, it fulfilled a number of roles, including strategic bombing, reconnaissance…

The Fatal Collision Between the USS Greeneville (SSN-772) and the Japanese Ship Ehime Maru

US Coast Guard personnel pulling Japanese crewmen aboard a vessel

On February 9, 2001, approximately nine nautical miles south of Oahu, Hawaii, the USS Greeneville (SSN-772) was involved in a collision with Ehime Maru, a…

World War I-Era Shipwrecks Surface During Texas Drought

Banks of the Neches River

The Neches River has been plagued by an enduring drought this summer, which has seen water levels drop. This has resulted in a number of…

North American B-25 Mitchell: The Most Produced American Medium Bomber of World War II

North American B-25 Mitchell in flight

The North American B-25 Mitchell was an American twin-engine medium bomber that saw service throughout the Second World War. Flying in all theaters of the…

The Tank Museum Acquires Carl Gustaf Infantry Anti-Tank Weapon

Carl Gustaf anti-tank weapon on a wooden table

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has announced that it recently acquired a Carl Gustaf infantry anti-tank weapon. Adopted by the British Army in…

The Tank Museum Acquires Development and Design Documents for Mark I Tank

British soldiers standing around a broken down Mark I tank

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has acquired documents relating to the development and design of the World War I-era Mark I tank. Along…

Götheborg of Sweden: The Replica 1700s Ship That Rescued a Modern-Day Vessel In Distress

Ryan McLachlan
Götheborg of Sweden sailing along the coast

Götheborg of Sweden – or Götheborg III – is a seagoing replica of the Swedish East Indiaman Götheborg I, which was launched in 1738. The original ship…

The Tank Museum Raffling Off Ride In Tiger 131

Tiger 131 driving along a dirt course

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom is offering military history fans the incredible opportunity of riding in the only running German Tiger I tank,…

Victory Markings Were Used By Pilots To Show Wins Against the Enemy

Pilot standing in the cockpit of the Martin B-26 Marauder 'Half & Half'

It’s undeniable that aerial combat played a pivotal role in shaping the outcome of numerous battles during World War II. The skies were dominated by…

10 Weapons the Germans Used to Fight Against the Allied Advance on D-Day

152 mm German naval gun along the Atlantic Wall

The turning point for the war in Europe, D-Day saw the Allies execute a daring invasion of German-held France via Normandy. Both sides were equipped…

The Iraqi Air Force Buried Its MiG-25s In the Desert to Stop Them Being Destroyed By the US

American troops digging a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 out of the Iraqi desert

There are some things you don’t expect to find hidden in the middle of the desert, and a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 is certainly one of them. The…