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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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Battening Down the Hatches

It was an interesting experience losing connection to the site for a few days. About a week ago I noticed that my attempts to reach…

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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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The Type-Moon ensemble of anime is admittedly a puzzling one to me.  It seems to demand a certain amount of insider knowledge that I just…

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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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