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F16 vs F18: Comparing the F-16 & F-18 Top Speed, Firepower & Designs

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon and McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet in flight

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon vs McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet – which one would win in an aerial battle? These two aircraft are among the…

Josef Mencik: The Last Knight Who Stood Up to the Germans In WWII

Re-enactor dressed in medieval-era armor

When the Germans went to invade Czechoslovakia during the Second World War, it was believed they wouldn’t experience much – if any – retaliation. However,…

Oppenheimer’s Grandson Wishes Christopher Nolan Had Omitted One Scene From the Movie

Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer in 'Oppenheimer'

The highly-anticipated biopic about notable theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer has officially been released. Directed by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy, Dunkirk), the film…

Official Title Revealed for Upcoming ‘Gladiator’ Sequel

Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius in 'Gladiator'

The long-awaited sequel to the 2000 historical epic, Gladiator, has finally entered production, with filming officially wrapping up in January 2024. News first broke about…

Viktor Belenko: The Soviet Pilot Whose Defection Gave the West Access to the MiG-25

Military portrait of Viktor Belenko

Viktor Belenko was a Soviet pilot who defected to the United States during the height of the Cold War. A number of things make his…

Apple TV+ Releases Sneak Peek of the First Episode of ‘Masters of the Air’

Still from 'Masters of the Air'

Masters of the Air is among the most anticipated wartime miniseries in recent memory. Starring Austin Butler and from the minds of Band of Brothers…

These Celebrities Bravely Served During the Vietnam War

Behind the scenes photo of Oliver Stone on the set of 'Natural Born Killers' + R. Lee Ermey as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket' + Dale Dye dressed in his US Marine Corps uniform

Prior to embarking on their Hollywood careers – and even during them – a number of celebrities opt to serve in the US military. While…

The Story Behind Netflix’s Fort Hood Documentary, ‘I Am Vanessa Guillén’

American flag blowing in the wind + US Army portrait of Vanessa Guillén

The murder of Vanessa Guillén at Fort Hood (now Fort Cavazos), Texas sent shockwaves across the United States. The US Army soldier went missing after…

Norman Lear Flew 52 Combat Missions with the US Army Air Forces During WWII

Norman Lear wearing a suit and hat

Norman Lear was one of the most important individuals in the history of the small screen. Active in the industry since the mid-20th century, he…

6-Star General: Only Three Individuals Have Been Promoted to the Prestigious Rank

Military portrait of Ulysses S. Grant + Military portrait of John J. Pershing + Military portrait of George Washington

The rank of 6-star general is so high in the US military’s hierarchy that it’s only ever been given out three times. One recipient was…

John McCain Opened Up About What It Was Like Being a POW In the Vietnam War

John McCain lying in a hospital bed

During the years he served in the US Senate, John McCain was known for being a maverick. He earned this reputation by sticking to his…

USS Grayback (SS-208) Found After 75 Years; What Was Onboard Was Unexpected

USS Grayback (SS-208) at sea

Seventy-five years after she first disappeared off the coast of Okinawa, the wreck of the USS Grayback (SS-208) was discovered at the bottom of the…