Category: MILITARY VEHICLES

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…

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…

USS Scorpion Submarine

In 1968 a US nuclear submarine suddenly disappeared in the Atlantic ocean, one of only two nuclear submarines to have been lost by the US.…

For the first few decades after humanity conquered flight, flying boats consistently ranked among the largest aircraft in the world. In fact, the H-4 Hercules,…

Operation Greif and the man who led it

Deception is a useful and commonly used military tactic. It can be used to confuse your enemy, feed them wrong information so they draw up…

Robin Olds - Legendary Pilot

Robin Olds is an iconic man known for his exceptional flying skills, and equally exceptional mustache, which, as he says, was the “middle finger I…

P-51 Mustang

The P-51 Mustang is usually near the top of most aviation enthusiasts’ favorite WWII aircraft list, as it combines sleek, muscular looks with excellent performance,…

USS Constitution

In another display of the US military’s immense budget, the US Navy manages an entire forest just to use the wood for shipbuilding. The forest…

T-59 MBT

Another weird tank to be developed during the Cold War was the Jaguar, a 1980s joint Chinese and American project that was intended to modernize…

A-10 Belly Landing

Remember the poor A-10 pilot whose canopy blew off after firing the aircraft’s 30 mm cannon? That was Major Brett DeVries from the Air National…

German Zeppelin and Cow Intestines

A rain of German bombs falling onto London may sound like a scene from the Blitz, but the city was also attacked by Germany during…

P-38 Lightning

During the war, if you needed a great fighter, fighter bomber, escort, reconnaissance aircraft, night fighter, and pathfinder, the P-38 Lightning was a go-to choice.…