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The Other Bomber: The Bockscar

The B-29 bomber has worked it’s way into the annals of history through various means.  It was a B-29 that set dozens of flight length…

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The Atomic Bombings of Japan

It was an unfathomable decision to make. The president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was presented with a way to possibly end the…

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Laughter From the Skies: The Boeing X-32

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program was born out of a 1993 requirement by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  The requirement established the launch…

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The German Surrender & V-E Day

An idea that had seemed so far away at the crux of the war in Europe had quickly come to the forefront of the mind…

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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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“Just Deal With It”: The Reason for the Jargon

I have received a few questions regarding the series of slogans that I’ve thrown around on the site, and figured I’d take some time to…

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Front Line Atomic Deployment: The Madness of Cold War Military Doctrine

The Cold War exhibited some the greatest inventions that mankind had to offer and provided the springboard that propelled technology and innovation ultimately to where…

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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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