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Ship That Took Part In Operation Overlord Can Be Yours for Just €40,000

Close-up of Light Vessel 72's light tower + Light Vessel 72 moored along the river Neath

Moored along the river Neath in Wales is Light Vessel 72 (LV72). Better known by the name Juno, the vessel might look like your average…

‘Almost Everything You See On That Big Screen We Flew’ – Former US Navy Pilot Talks ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

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Tom Cruise as Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in 'Top Gun: Maverick'

Cmdr. Frank “Walleye” Weisser is a combat veteran who underwent three deployments with the US Navy. Throughout his career, he clocked thousands of in-flight hours,…

Former Russian Bomber Engineer Offering Military Secrets for Asylum In the US

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Tupelov Tu-160 in flight

A report from Yahoo! News has revealed that a former Russian military bomber engineer tried to seek asylum at the southwest border of the United…

Trailer for Guy Ritchie, Jake Gyllenhaal Afghanistan Action-Thriller ‘The Covenant’ Released

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Guy Ritchie posing on a red carpet + Jake Gyllenhaal posing on a red carpet

The trailer for Guy Ritchie’s new film, The Covenant, has officially been released. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, the movie follows the actions of a US Army…

US Government Shoots Down Chinese Spy Balloon Off the Coast of South Carolina

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Chinese spy balloon floating in the sky

The Chinese spy balloon has been shot down. In a statement posted to the Department of Defense’s website on February 4, 2023, news of the…

Brazilian Navy’s Plans to Scuttle Asbestos-Ridden Aircraft Carrier Draws Ire from Environmentalists

NAe São Paulo at sea

The decommissioned Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier NAe São Paulo is causing headaches for the Brazilian Navy. Following her sale to a Turkish company in 2021, the…

Anthony Hopkins to Star in Television Adaptation of ‘Those About To Die’

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Anthony Hopkins posing on a red carpet

Two-time Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins has joined the cast of Peacock’s upcoming period series, Those About To Die. Directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day,…

‘John Wick’ Director to Head ‘Rainbow Six’ Film Adaptation

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Michael B. Jordan as John Clark in 'Without Remorse'

The film adaptation of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six has finally found its director. Chad Stahelski, the man behind the popular John Wick franchise, has been…

Congressional Inquiry Called After Hundreds of Names Misspelled on New Korean War Memorial

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Flower laid around the Wall of Remembrance at the Korean War Veterans Memorial

UPDATE – 03/08/2023: Following the January 2023 revelation that hundreds of names were misspelled on the new Wall of Remembrance at Washington, DC’s Korean War…

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Director Reveals US Navy Wiped Camera After He ‘Captured Something I Wasn’t Supposed To’

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Tom Cruise as Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in 'Top Gun: Maverick' + Portrait of Joseph Kosinski

Top Gun: Maverick was the highest-grossing movie of 2022, and director Joseph Kosinski has since revealed some interesting tidbits about the filming process. Among the…

Military Doctor Surgically Removes Live Grenade from Ukrainian Soldier’s Chest

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Ukrainian soldiers walking down a street + X-ray of a live grenade in a Ukrainian soldier's chest

In an event that shows just how dangerous the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War is for those fighting on the frontlines, a Ukrainian soldier had to have…

Germany Won’t Stand In the Way of Poland Sending Leopard 2 MBTs to Ukraine

Andrzej Duda standing at a podium + Polish soldiers manning a Leopard 2A5

Germany has revealed it won’t stand in the way of Poland sending a company of Leopard 2 main battle tanks (MBTs) to Ukraine. The confirmation…