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Medvedev: Peace Treaty Only Possible Between Russia and Japan If Land Claims Dropped

Clare Fitzgerald
View of Kunashiri from the coast of Hokkaido

The former president of Russia has made new comments regarding land claims by Japan to four islands that have been held by the former since…

New Long-Range Weapon Ready for Deployment In Ukraine – Not Even the US Army Has It Yet

Graphic of a Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) being deployed

It looks like the Ukrainian forces will be getting some new firepower in their fight against the Russians. The Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) is…

The Tank Museum Expecting Tiger Day Spring 2024 to Be Sell-Out Event

Tiger 131 driving around the track at the Tank Museum's arena

The Tank Museum is anticipating its upcoming Tiger Day Spring 2024 to be a sell-out, signaling how popular the event has gotten over the past…

Was Henry Breault Late to His Own Medal of Honor Ceremony?

Guest Author
USS O-5 (SS-66) at sea + Henry Breault wearing the Medal of Honor

At the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton, Connecticut, there’s an area reserved for the Submarine Force’s Medal of Honor recipients. Visitors can read…

First Round of Guest Appearances Announced for TANKFEST 2024

AMX-13 driving around a dirt track

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has announced the first round of guest tanks that’ll be making an appearance at TANKFEST 2024. The annual…

Fighting in the Trenches of the Russo-Ukrainian War is More Like WWI Than We Thought – There’s Rat and Mice Infestations

Clare Fitzgerald
Military health worker holding up a live mouse with a pair of scissors

Many are aware that trench warfare has featured heavily on some fronts of the Russo-Ukrainian War, bringing to mind images of World War I and…

Book Review: ‘Hot Mics and TV Lights’ Tells the Stories of the American Forces Vietnam Network

Guest Author
Cpl. James E. Mull holding a portable radio up to his ear

Mention the “Armed Forces Network” to most veterans or military families who served overseas and you’re sure to get a reaction. Say it to a…

The Most Dangerous Weapons to American Service Members? Their Own

Clare Fitzgerald
US Army soldiers firing a 105 mm Howitzer

American service members face danger regularly on the battlefield, but what if someone were to tell you enemy combatants aren’t their biggest danger? In a…

Study Reveals New Details About How the British Gave the Germans the Advantage on the Somme

Dirt rising into the air during an explosion at the Hawthorn Ridge Redoubt

A study recently published in the Journal of Conflict Archaeology is providing new insights into the failed British advance at the Hawthorn Ridge Redoubt on…

WWII-Era Anti-Submarine Munitions, Smoke Devices Found Off Los Angeles Coast

WWII-era munition on the seafloor

Oceanographers working off the coast of Los Angeles, California have discovered that a site previously believed to just be home to toxic chemical waste was…

A US Air Force Stealth Bomber Was Once Caught Mid-Flight On Google Maps

Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit flying over a cornfield

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit is among the most advanced stealth bombers ever developed. Its unique design is meant to keep its radar signature at…

The Irish Postmistress Whose Weather Forecast Changed the Course of D-Day

Barrage balloons and ships along the coast of Omaha Beach

Throughout World War II, many individuals went about their everyday lives, unaware of the repercussions of their actions. One of them was Maureen Flavin Sweeney,…