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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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The Davy Crockett Recoilless Rifle

This is one of those ideas that you read about and it just makes you scratch your head.  There are many different versions of ideas…

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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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