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Strange And Experimental Aircraft Throughout Military History

From a rubber inflatable aircraft, to a Goblin, to a Pancake, to one of the original drones ever made – these strange and experimental aircraft throughout military history are sure…

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World World 2 Facts: Did You Know These 29 Interesting Details?

Calvin Graham Was Youngest Decorated US Soldier at 12 Pearl Harbor Visitors Bureau “Green Boys” was a term given to soldiers who…

8 Essential Items In Every WWI & WWII Infantry Supply Kit

Regardless of where they served, or how they served, nearly every member of the Army during the first half of the 1900s was given the same gear in their infantry…

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Beautiful Planes of World War I

Fokker D VII Julian Herzog The Fokker D VII aircraft may have made a rather late entry into the war (January 1918)…

Unusual Military Experiments Of The Past

The Nazi Sun Gun Aimed To Burn The Earth From Space NASA The plans for this cartoonish “death ray” were discovered once…

SR-71 Facts: 29 Details That Might Surprise You

The Soviet Union Helped Create The SR-71, Unknowingly NASA The specific ore, utile ore, used to create titanium is found in few…

Chilling Survival Story of a WWII B-17 Pilot, Shot Down & Stranded in The Pacific

Veterans History Project The story began in the humid chill of a tropical morning. Norman Smith and his crew rose early. It was 1943, and…

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Nazi Germany’s Horten Ho 229 – Hitler’s Secret Stealth Bomber

Towards the end of World War II, Nazi Germany developed jet turbine propulsion technology. That may not sound incredible but the Allies were still flying propeller aircraft. Jet technology enabled…

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The Last Propeller Driven Fighter Aircraft

A change swept over the world of military aircraft during the Second World War and the Korean War. The age of propeller-driven, piston-engined fighters reached its peak and then faded…

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Awesome Images of Fighter Aircraft Cockpits

US Air Force North American F-86A cockpit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. These Images of Fighter Aircraft Cockpits were photographed…

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