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Category: History

Amazing Colorized WWII Photos

Alfred T. Palmer, Library of Congress A young U.S. Army Air Force member tests the machine gun on a YB-17 bomber. The B-17 was…

Members Sailor refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base

Historical Abandoned Military Bases Around the World

Hashima Island, Japan South China Morning Post Formally known as Gunkanjima Island, this tiny piece of land has an incredible history. Believing…

Military Aircraft Civilians Can Purchase

Sukhoi SU-27 Tech. Sgt. Thomas Doscher, U.S. Air Force Within the last decade, the Soviet-era Sukhoi SU-27 became an aircraft for sale to civilians. This…

Interesting Facts About The P-51 Mustang

One Of The Longest Fighter Missions Of The War Happened In A Mustang While the P-51 Mustang is thoroughly American, other allied pilots made good…

WWII POW Charles C. Huppert’s Story Of The Great Escape

Charles C. Huppert was a World War II pilot who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Force, and later, the United States Air Force. He…

Members Watch tower at Stalag Luft III

The Fastest Military Jets in History

F-100 Super Sabre USAF The F-100 Super Sabre was America’s answer to the future of air-to-air superiority in the mid-1950s. Equipped with a single Pratt…

Legendary Lockheed YF-12 Images

NASA The Lockheed A-12 family, known as the Blackbirds, were designed by Clarence “Kelly” Johnson. These YF-12 images were photographed by military veterans and…

Jet Ejections That Made Aviation History

MiG-29s Collide Mid-Air At Air Show Rob Schleiffert During a 1993 air show at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the nearly 250,000 spectators got…

Top 20 Military Uniform Patterns

ACU Universal Camouflage Pattern Spc. Ferdinand Rejano, U.S. Army The Army Combat Uniform’s Universal Camouflage Pattern, also…

Ten Interesting Facts About the A-10 Warthog

The official designation for this aircraft is the A-10 Thunderbolt II, named after its illustrious WWII predecessor the P-47 Thunderbolt. However, the nickname “Warthog” is so popular and well loved…

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