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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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Birds of Prey: Lethality in the Skies

It’s a typical pattern of evolution.  Each generation recognizes something that was absurd or incredible in the past as ordinary in the present.  As time…

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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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Reaching for the Heavens: The Legendary Blackbird

Everyone is familiar with the concept of cause and effect.  For every action, there is a reaction of the same or lesser magnitude.  Sometimes the…

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Elevated Research Priority: High-Caliber, Long-Range Weapons

Folks, About six months ago I fell into a rabbit hole examining a project known as the High Altitude Research Project (HARP), that was originally…

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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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Tales of the Feathered Serpent: The Legend of Quetzalcoatl

Most recently, the tale of Quetzalcoatl was brought to my attention in a setting where I was not expecting.  Far detached from the legends, Quetzalcoatl…

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Weapons of Retribution: Germany’s Super Weapon Arsenal

The Second World War was fought with large leaps and bounds in technology. Truly, in the wars fought between the Age of Revolution in Europe…

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