Category: ARTICLES

British Soldiers and Mustaches

When one imagines the British Empire, it’s hard not to think of a British soldier standing proud with a neatly trimmed mustache. This tradition was…

Patton Tanks

Since WW2 US vehicles have been named after notable American historical figures, but this ongoing tradition of the US’ tank names was actually started by…

Strangest Military Units

Over the course of human history, there have been countless militaries, armies, and units, some of which were formed for peculiar reasons. This article contains…

James E Wright

The remains of an Army servicemember who was declared missing during WWII have been successfully identified almost 77 years later. The lieutenant from Parkton, North…

Demon Core Atomic Bomb Experiement - Re-Creation

In August 1945 the United States dropped two atomic bombs on two Japanese cities. These bombings remain the only time nuclear weapons have ever been…

two subs have sunk ships since 1945

WWI and WW2 cemented the submarine’s place in military arsenals all around the world. German submarine activity in WWI was one of the major reasons…

The Receipt For The Little Boy Nuclear Bomb

One of history’s most significant receipts ever signed still exists today. It was issued to mark the successful delivery and use of the Little Boy…

Tank Battles

Tanks have only been a tool of war since WWI when the British first deployed their slow, heavy yet powerful steel beasts. Despite their relatively…

Berserker

Old Norse literature details stories of wild soldiers who fought battles in a trancelike state, feeling neither pain nor fear and not stopping until, they,…

On May 10, 1945, two U.S. Marine pilots were on a combat air patrol when they came across a lone Kawasaki Ki-45. Realizing there was…

Potsdam Giants

Under the direct control of Frederick William I during his reign was a military regiment filled with giant soldiers. Officially they were called “The Grand…

Pepsi Harrier Fighter Jet

In the 1990s Pepsi ran an advertisement campaign for their new Pepsi Points, which could be collected and used to purchase items in their catalog.…