Military Vehicles | War History

Battle for Best Prom Entrance – Teens Arrive At High School Dance In WWII-Era Tank

Sherman Bynum and Sam Tetro riding in an M3A1 Stuart

While most teenagers attend prom in a limousine or in the passenger seat of their parents’ car, two high school students from Camas High School,…

A WWII-Era Mystery for the Ages – What Happened to the French Submarine Surcouf?

French submarine Surcouf at sea

Although they weren’t known as a naval superpower, the French still built one of the most impressive submarines of the Second World War. In fact,…

KAI T-50 Golden Eagle: The Supersonic Trainer That Took Out Rebels In the Philippines

KAI T-50 Golden Eagle in flight

The KAI T-50 Golden Eagle is one of few supersonic trainers in the world and the first developed for the Republic of Korea Air Force…

Mikoyan MiG-29K: The Russian Cold War-Era Fighter That Didn’t Enter Service Until 2010

Mikoyan MiG-29K landing on the flight deck of the INS Vikramaditya

The Mikoyan MiG-29K is a Russian all-weather carrier-based multirole fighter. Developed by the Mikoyan Design Bureau in the late 1980s, it was the naval variant…

Saab J35 Draken: ‘The Cobra Maneuver’ Started With This Nordic Jet

Saab J35F Draken in flight

In the post-World War II world, the need for advanced jet fighter technology loomed large. In the soaring 1960s, the Saab J35 Draken was nothing…

Why Did a Test Pilot Wear a Gorilla Mask In Flight?

Two Bell P-59 Airacomets in flight + Individual wearing a gorilla mask

Imagine flying through the skies during the Second World War when, suddenly, an aircraft appears to your left. The pilot waves at you, but it’s…

USS Wisconsin (‘Temper, Temper’): How the BB-64 Battleship ‘Lost Her Temper’ in Korea

USS Wisconsin (BB-64) docked at port

The USS Wisconsin (BB-64) was an Iowa-class vessel that served with the US Navy on and off from 1944-91. She was the second-last of her…

The Tank Museum Releases 8,000-Brick Model of Tiger 131

Tiger 131 brick model on display

Tiger 131 is known for being the world’s only running Tiger I, and now enthusiasts can bring the famed tank into their homes, in the…

One Lucky Bidder Could Own the Ripsaw Tracked Vehicle Featured In the Eighth ‘Fast & Furious’ Film

Ludacris as Tej Parker in 'The Fate of the Furious'

The Howe & Howe Technologies Ripsaw tracked vehicle that featured in the eighth Fast & Furious film, The Fate of the Furious (2018), is coming…

Research Team Discovers Wreck of WWII-Era Japanese Ship That Sank With Over 1,000 POWs

Montevideo Maru at sea

The Australian government has announced that the wreck of the Japanese auxiliary ship Montevideo Maru has been located in the South China Sea. The announcement…

The P-38F Lightning ‘Glacier Girl’ Was Buried Beneath The Ice For 50 Years

Lockheed P-38F Lightning 'Glacier Girl' in flight

So many aircraft went down during the Second World War that it would be difficult to calculate the total. One was a Lockheed P-38F Lightning,…

Century-Old ‘Experimental’ Submarine Discovered Off the Coast of Long Island

Defender dry-docked

A “experimental” submarine dating back well over a century has been discovered off the coast of Long Island by a team of divers. Known as…