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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… This content is for members.

The Strongest Armed Forces in the World

Turkey The Turkish Armed Forces (TAF or… This content is for members.

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… This content is for members.

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

The story began in the humid chill of a tropical…

Flying Blind: The Early Days Of Rotary-Wing Aviation In The Marine Corps

With the advent of the marine helicopter in the late 1930’s, there came this idea of “vertical envelopment.” That’s the ability to pick-up and…

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…

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…

20 Chilling Quotes from the Trenches of World War I

Six Feet Over “The trench was a horrible… This content is for members.

Iconic Aircraft of the Vietnam War

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress This American project was first conceived…

The Air Force Heritage Flight Program – A Flying Museum

In 1903, the Wright brothers achieved the first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight, heralding the age of heavier-than-air aviation. More than a century…