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25 Famous Veterans

George H.W. Bush (1924-2018) George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Born in Milton, Massachusetts, George H.W. Bush is one of the most…

20 Chilling Quotes from the Trenches of World War I

Six Feet Over Imperial War Museum “The trench was a horrible sight. The dead were stretched out on one side, one on top of…

Humvee Facts: 35 Things To Know About The HMMWV

Manufactured by AM General, the High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle – or Humvee as it is often referred to – is a mobile, four-wheel-drive, diesel tactical vehicle and serves at…

Iconic Aircraft of the Vietnam War

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress US Air Force This American project was first conceived in the immediate wake of the Second World War. The…

Sinking Of The Leopoldville: Survival of WWII Vet Antonio Ralph Martinez

When Antonio Ralph Martinez joined the U.S. Army during the Second World War, he fully expected to have his share of excitement and danger. However, what he found exceeded his…

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The Story of a Korean Defector Who Escaped On A MiG-15

The Korean War was over. The Korean Armistice Agreement had been signed and enacted, but Kim Il Sung maintained a distrust of the United States. He was secretly importing MiG-15…

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Mariya Oktyabrskaya And The Legend Of The ‘Fighting Girlfriend’

When the fighting of World War II reached her doorsteps in Soviet Union, Mariya Oktyabrskaya evacuated to Siberia in 1941. Her husband – a military officer in the Soviet Army…

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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…

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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

It’s hard to imagine the powerful, fast, and even dangerous military aircraft for sale can be bought so easily. But, as new generations of aircraft are produced and older ones…

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