US military sparks outrage over highlighting Nazi on anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
A renowned Nazi war criminal was put in a positive light by the US Army recently, in what might be one of the most bizarre military PR blunders of recent memory. The 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, a pivotal World War II battle that would ultimately... Read more
JFK’s war hero legacy would never have existed if this top secret mission didn’t go wrong
As far as American presidents go, John F. Kennedy had a lasting legacy for as short-lived as his tenure was. From his heroics in the Pacific during World War II to the Cuban Missile Crisis, from sounding the charge that would eventually lead to the Americans beating the Soviet... Read more
Wounded soldier single handedly kills 6 soldiers, captures two and uses their bodies as bullet sponges

In this world, some men are born for certain roles in life, seemingly crafted for a career or to answer the call of destiny when the time arises.

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Missing WWII submarine found after 75 years off the coast of Okinawa

A long-missing World War II-era US Navy Submarine has been found- and its long disappearance is due to a translation error.

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This Naval aviator was a cowboy maverick of legendary fame
It takes an incredible amount of intestinal fortitude to take off from the deck of a ship, and a little more to land on a pitching deck. No matter how hard a Naval Aviator might be, trying to land on that same pitching deck in the middle of a... Read more
36 years ago the US Special Operations conducted its largest mission ever

In the pre-dawn hours of October 25, 1983, the US Military was mobilized to carry out combat operations.

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The Pacific Alamo: The tiny island the U.S. defended for 15 days at the start of WWII
Americans are naturally defiant people that idolize the act of the courageous “last stand.” From the Alamo to the “Lost Battalion” of The Great War, the American warfighter has been praised in folklore and historical record for taking on battles with little chance of victory or survival. In the... Read more
Thunder on the Mountain: The tragic and bizarre mystery of a missing A-10 Warthog and its pilot
It’s a fact of life- sometimes people just vanish. Be it due to the acts of others, forces of nature, or more personal choices but many individuals have simply “disappeared off the radar,” which leaves more questions than answers. Sometimes, those people vanish with a $45 million dollar aircraft... Read more
China’s American Hero: How a renegade pilot won the hearts of Shanghai
Heroism is often the word used to describe extraordinary feats of bravery displayed in an otherwise bleak situation, and often it comes down to the right person being in the right place at the right time. As a teenaged expatriate living in Shanghai, my home was not but a... Read more
Operation Mount Hope: How the CIA stole a Russian Hind-D gunship in the dead of night
When you want something done in the name of American interest and you don’t mind if someone gets their hands dirty, you call the operatives of the CIA. If you want to get in and out by air without any issue, you call the men and women of the... Read more
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