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Leak Reveals Royal Air Force Told to ‘Stop Choosing Useless White Male Pilots’

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Mike Wigston standing in the middle of a group of Royal Air Force (RAF) airmen

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has suffered yet another email leak, with publications gaining access to correspondences that show the service advised recruitment officers to “stop…

Archaeologists Uncover Hoard of Coins Belonging to Fearsome Ancient Roman Legion

Roman legionnaires standing together

A team of Polish and Georgian archaeologists have unearthed a trove of ancient Roman coins in what was once the ancient city of Colchis, now…

Malaysia Accuses Chinese Barge of Looting World War II-Era Shipwrecks

Chinese barge Chuan Hong 68 anchored in the water

The Malaysian Maritime Agency has detained a Chinese barge it accuses of looting two British shipwrecks in the South China Sea. The accusations come after…

Russian Missile Struck Near NATO Training Facility in Poland, Found Months Later

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Aerial view of a Ukrainian missile strike in Przewodów, Poland

Western officials have concluded that a cruise missile launched during a December 2022 Russian barrage on Ukraine crossed into Poland and crashed 10 miles from…

‘Nobody Knows Action Like Arnold Schwarzenegger’ – Actor Named Netflix’s Chief Action Officer

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Arnold Schwarzenegger posing on a red carpet

If you’ve been online at all over the past week or so, you’ll likely have seen that Arnold Schwarzenegger has been named Netflix’s Chief Action…

WWII Veteran Fred Taylor Walks Across Graduation Stage 80 Years After Completing College Degree

Fred Taylor walking across the stage at Cornell College's 2023 graduation ceremony

It wasn’t uncommon for men across the United States to put their education on hold once the country entered the Second World War. Some opted…

Ray Stevenson, Star of ‘Rome’ and ‘Punisher: War Zone,’ Dead at 58

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Ray Stevenson posing for a photo

Ray Stevenson has passed away at the age of 58. The Northern Irish actor, known for starring in HBO/BBC’s Rome (2005-07), Punisher: War Zone (2008),…

Post-War Lithuanian Film ‘In the Dusk’ Making North American Premiere On Streaming Service

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Marius Povilas Elijas Martynenko as Untė in 'In the Dusk'

Following the Second World War, Partisan movements popped up across Eastern Europe to fight against the Soviet occupation. This included in Lithuania, where an estimated…

INTERVIEW: Director Steven Luke Talks New WWII Film, ‘Come Out Fighting’

Still from 'Come Out Fighting'

Filmmaker Steven Luke is no stranger to bringing World War II-era events to the big screen; over the course of his career, he’s teamed up…

Cargo from German Ship Sunk During WWII Washing Up On American Beaches

Remnants of a sunken ship on the ocean floor

Several tons of cargo went down with German ships that were sunk by enemy action or intentionally scuttled during the Second World War. Rarely, however,…

‘More Than Fitting’ – Mel Gibson Speaks Out About Fort Benning Being Renamed for Hal and Julie Moore

Mel Gibson as Hal Moore in 'We Were Soldiers'

Throughout the last few years, the US government and military have worked together to formulate a plan regarding the renaming of streets, installations and vehicles…

‘Last Post’ Memorial In Ypres Undergoing Two-Year Restoration

Exterior of the Menin Gate

After a century of battling the elements, the Menin Gate in Belgium is about to get some well-earned rest and recuperation. The monument dedicated to…