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Atomic Annie: She Could Have Been Bigger

Large caliber artillery is not unique to the modern era, nor is it unique to the Cold War where many large artillery pieces were engineered…

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The Combined Bomber Offensive

The world trembled as fire rained down from the skies above. People were disoriented, frantic, and running for shelter as churches, hospitals, and houses burned…

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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 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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