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The U-2 Spy Plane Incident

Over the course of the Cold War, world powers found themselves constantly at odds with each other.  Nuclear testing was rampant.  Atomic research was unchecked. …

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The B-17 Flying Fortress

The Boeing Model 299 – that was the moniker that was the center of Boeing’s manufacturing and development centers in the early and mid 1930s. …

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The Palomares Incident

One would certainly hope that we have always had a lock down on nuclear weapons, right?  After all, the most powerful nations in the world…

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An Unknown Compelling Force: Dyatlov Pass

Deep in the northern Ural mountains in Russia lies a mountain known as Kholat Syakhl.  The name literally translates to the phrase “Dead Mountain.”  For nine…

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“I’m Not Saying it was Aliens:” The Mystery of Roanoke

The original colony of Roanoke remains one of the most intriguing mysteries in the history of North America.  A number of theories have been presented…

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From the Mind of Insanity: The Flying Crowbar

Atomic warfare, nuclear doctrine, mutually assured destruction, a dead man’s switch, Star Wars, these all are punchlines which highlight the crux of the era we…

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The Fool of Owari: Oda Nobunaga

Japan’s history is by no means mysterious to the modern scholar.  It’s a colorful one, but there’s certainly little when it comes to applicable facts…

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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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