War is hell, as the saying goes. It can literally destroy some of the men who take part in it. Others survive, little changed. Then, there is the breed…
During World War II, the Nazis worked on a series of super weapons. The Germans referred to them as Vergeltungswaffen (vengeance weapons) or…
When we think of war, we typically think of man's inhumanity to man. Thankfully, there are more than a few stories proving the opposite. Today, we'll…
The Nazi invasion of France began on May 10th 1940. Within six weeks, they had reached Paris, forcing the country to surrender. On June 25, 1940, an…
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Last time, we looked at an aircraft carrier made out of ice that didn't make it past the planning stages. This time we are going to look at a vehicle…
Last time we covered a pair of interesting aircraft carriers. Now, let's take a look at a British project that was much more ambitious. In the early…
During World War II, aircraft carriers played a very important part, especially in the Pacific. As the war wore on, the US Navy was rapidly building new…
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