Category: MILITARY VEHICLES

Sinking of the HMT Rohna: The Largest Loss of American Life At Sea During WWII

HMT Rohna at sea

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 saw 1,177 sailors and crewmen onboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) lose their lives. While a…

USS Thresher (SS-200): The Most Decorated American Submarine of WWII

USS Thresher (SS-200) at sea

During the First World War, Germany deployed a number of vessels that turned naval warfare on its head. Among them were bigger and more effective…

The Most Powerful Warships Ever Operated By the US Navy

USS Enterprise (CVN-65) at sea + USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) at sea

The United States is known to have the most powerful Navy in the world. By ton, its active fleet is larger than the next 13…

Sister Ship of Famed Warship Vasa Discovered In Swedish Waterway

Vasa on display at the Vasa Museum + Divers swimming near the wreck of the MS Zenobia

The long-lost sister ship of the 17th-century warship Vasa has been discovered off the coast of Vaxholm, Sweden. According to the Swedish Museum of Wrecks,…

Jagdtiger: The German Tank Destroyer That Was Both Devastating and Problematic

Jagdtiger on display outside

Throughout the Second World War, the Wehrmacht used some of the best equipment of the era. This was largely due to the fact the German…

The Douglas SBD Dauntless Changed the Course of the Second World War In a Single Day

Crewman standing in front of a number of Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers

Throughout the course of the Second World War, the US Navy and Marine Corps flew the Douglas SBD Dauntless, a naval scout aircraft and dive…

General Dynamics Land Systems Reveals Long-Awaited AbramsX MBT

AbramsX driving through a parking lot

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has officially revealed its AbramsX main battle tank (MBT) after months of speculation. The preview was provided via a video…

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) Embarks on First Deployment

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) at sea

The US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier has departed on her first ever deployment. The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) will undergo an…

USS Missouri (BB-63): American Battleship and Site of the Japanese Surrender

Crowd gathered beside a docked USS Missouri (BB-63)

The USS Missouri (BB-63) was a bit late to the party. Completed in January 1944, she was the last US battleship to enter the action…

U-111: Wreck of Famed WWI-Era German U-boat Discovered Off the Coast of Virginia

US Navy sailors manning the deck gun of the SM U-111

During the First World War, Allied vessels feared encountering a German U-boat while traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. It was common for them to be…

The Tragic Fate of the USS Grenadier (SS-210) and Her Crew

Memorial for the USS Grenadier (SS-210)

For over 70 years, nobody knew the fate of the USS Grenadier (SS-210). Struck by a Japanese aircraft, the submarine sank to the bottom of…

The Most Dangerous Aircraft to Ever Take to the Skies

Two Supermarine Spitfires in flight + Lockheed AC-130H in flight

Since the First World War, aircraft have been key to winning major skirmishes. Not only do they provide fire support from the air, they can…