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Indian Navy Commandos Successfully Recapture Ship from Somali Pirates After 40-Hour-Long Operation

Assault boat filled with people moving away from the MV Ruen

Indian Navy Commandos took control of a pirate ship in the Arabian Sea after a dramatic 40-hour-long operation on March 16, 2024. The mission, performed…

15-Year-Old Whose Heroics Helped Shorten World War II Honored By Hometown

HMS Petard (G56) at sea + George Medal

The 15-year-old NAAFI canteen assistant whose heroics at sea helped shorten the Second World War has been honored by his hometown. Thomas “Tommy” Brown helped…

British Cargo Ship Torpedoed By German U-boat Found Off the Coast of Northern Ireland

Sonar image of the wreck of the SS Hartdale + Two crewmen standing atop the SM U-27 at sea

A British cargo ship that was sunk by a German U-boat during the First World War has been located off the coast of Northern Ireland.…

Tom Hanks to Host World War II Docuseries for History Channel

Tom Hanks standing on a red carpet

It’s no secret Tom Hanks enjoys bringing the events of the Second World War to the big and small screens – just look at Saving…

Brian Dennehy Claimed He Served in Vietnam – He Never Did

Brian Dennehy as Sheriff Will Teasle in 'First Blood'

Brian Dennehy was known for his roles in several big-name films: First Blood (1982), F/X (1986), and Romeo + Juliet (1996), just to name a…

Bronze Age Sites – Including ‘Lost’ Tombs – Discovered On British Overseas Military Base

General view of the Tomb of the Kings on a sunny day

The University of Leicester has announced that over 50 archaeological sites possibly dating back to the Bronze Age have been unearthed at a British military…

America’s Newest National Park is a WWII-Era Japanese-American Incarceration Camp in Colorado

Aerial view of the barracks at the Granada Relocation Center

The National Park Service has announced the United States has a new national park. Officially known as the Amache National Historic Site, the location, near…

Upcoming 10-Part Series ‘Rise of the Raven’ to Tell Story of Legendary Hungarian Commander János Hunyadi

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Still from 'Rise of the Raven'

The first image for the upcoming epic miniseries Rise of the Raven has been released. Dubbed “one of the most epic European TV productions of…

Wreckage of WWII-Era Douglas SBD Dauntless Discovered In Pacific 80 Years After It Went Missing

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless in flight

In the jungle of Papua New Guinea, a relic from the Second World War has been discovered. The artifact, a downed Douglas SBD Dauntless, went…

The Tank Museum Teams Up With William Cook Defence to Send Tank Tracks to Ukraine

T72 driving through a field

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has teamed up with William Cook Defence to reverse engineer Soviet-era tank tracks for deployment to Ukraine. The…

British Royal Navy Claps Back At Claims Branch Will Have to Sell Off HMS Prince of Wales (R09)

HMS Prince of Wales (R09) anchored off the coast of Hampshire

The British Royal Navy is clapping back at media reports that the cash-strapped military branch might sell the HMS Prince of Wales (R09). The Queen…

Apple TV+ Releasing ‘The Bloody Hundredth’ Documentary, Narrated By Tom Hanks

Promotional image for 'The Bloody Hundredth'

Apple TV+ has revealed it’ll be premiering a documentary about the 100th Bombardment Group and its famous airmen. Titled The Bloody Hundredth and narrated by…