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D-44 85 mm Anti-Tank Gun

Developed towards the end of World War II, the M1945 (D-44) antitank gun was used by Soviet bloc nations until the late 1970s. It used…

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The Rock of the Marne

In October of 1917, the 38th Infantry Regiment was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Camp Greene, North Carolina under the command of MG…

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The Battle of Gallipoli, the ANZAC Front

When one considers World War I, they may think of the stalemate on the western front in the trenches, or the unyielding bloodbath on the…

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The Battle of Verdun

Nestled into the northeastern territory of Lorraine in France, the small city of Verdun was the site of the largest battle on the Western Front…

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The Brusilov Offensive of World War I

World War I saw many new technological advances on the battlefield. Widespread use of the submarine made open waters unsafe for civilians and navies, steel…

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The American Expeditionary Force In Russia

Following on the heels of the Russian Red October revolution in 1917, the Allies lamented at the loss of a crucial ally in the war…

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Rock Island Arsenal and the Mark VIII Tank

World War I saw the introduction of many technological advancements in weaponry and war tactics. One of the most revolutionary was the development of the…

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The BMP-1 Armored Personnel Carrier

The BMP-1 Armored Personnel Carrier was developed by the Soviet Union in the early 1960s, and the BMP-1 Model 1970 is the primary production variant….

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Fallen Angels: The Valkyrie Program – An Angel is Banished from the Heavens

XB-70 Ship Number 1 in her permanent home at the National Air and Space Museum in Dayton, Ohio. 8 June 1966, a day of horror…

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The T131 Atomic Cannon

The T131 heavy motorized gun was the experimental model of the M65 atomic cannon.  Adopted in 1956, the cannon could fire both nuclear and conventional…

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