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First Trailer Drops for Anthony Hopkins-Led Historical Series ‘Those About to Die’

Promotional still for 'Those About to Die'

Anthony Hopkins is arguably one of Hollywood’s most popular and talented actors, and he’s bringing his acting chops to a brand-new historical miniseries. Set in…

Boeing Delivers First Operational F-15EX Eagle II to Oregon Air National Guard

Boeing F-15EX Eagle II in flight

After an eight-month delay, Boeing has officially delivered its first operational F-15EX Eagle II to the US Air Force. Pilots with the 142nd Wing of…

Ukraine Claims Destruction of Sukhoi Su-57 Deep Within Russian Territory

Sukhoi Su-57 in flight

Ukraine has scored several hits within Russian territory, but few have been as major as the one recently announced on Telegram. Posting to its official…

Norwegian Farmer Finds 1,000-Year-Old Viking Sword in Field

Archaeologists looking at a Viking Age sword placed on a white tabletop

A Viking Age discovery has been made in southwestern Norway. Øyvind Tveitane Lovra was picking stones in a field with his sons when he came…

When Can We Expect Season Two of ‘SAS: Rogue Heroes’ – What We Know

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In 2022, BBC premiered SAS: Rogue Heroes (2022-present), a scripted series centered around the Special Air Service’s (SAS) efforts in North Africa. The final episode…

‘D-Day 80th Anniversary’ Documentary Dives Into Turning Point of World War II

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A brand-new documentary examining the Allied landings on Normandy has been released. Directed by Bruce Vigar, D-Day 80th Anniversary explores the planning, execution and aftermath…

African-American Medic Who Saved Dozens of Lives on D-Day Posthumously Awarded Distinguished Service Cross

African-American soldiers mooring a barrage balloon near a building + Military portrait of Waverly Woodson + Distinguished Service Cross

An African-American medic who braved enemy fire to treat hundreds of Allied troops on D-Day is finally being recognized for his bravery. In the lead-up…

Veterans Who Served At Top-Secret ‘Area 52’ Claim Base Got Them Sick – But the US Government Refuses to Acknowledge Their Mission

Satellite image of Tonopah Test Range (TTR), better known as "Area 52"

Tonopah Test Range (TTR) – commonly known as “Area 52” – is a highly-restricted base that’s jointly run by the US Department of Energy and…

Russia Launches ‘Counterspace’ Weapon Near American Satellite, Prompting Response From US Officials

Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle being deployed

The United States has accused Russia of launching a counterspace weapon with the capability of attacking an American satellite within its vicinity. Deputy US Ambassador…

Unexpected Revolutionary War-Era Discovery Made During Construction Work in Virginia

Buildings along a street in Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is one of the most notable outdoor museums dedicated to bringing the history of the American Revolution to modern-day society. They’ll further be…

Did You Know the MiG-28 Fighters in ‘Top Gun’ Don’t Actually Exist?

Still from 'Top Gun' + Tom Cruise as Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in 'Top Gun'

Within the world of military aviation and popular culture, few fictional aircraft have captured the imagination quite like the MiG-28. Despite not really existing, it…

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Longest Night of Museums – A Tour of D-Day’s Heroes with World of Warships

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Promotional art featuring World War II-era warships at sea

Save the date! War History Online‘s partners are hosting a special livestream event to commemorate the upcoming 80th anniversary of D-Day – the Allied landings…