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  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | F-104C Starfighter

    In December 1951, after Lockheed Corp. aircraft designer Clarence “Kelly” Johnson returned from meetings with U.S. Air Force pilots fighting over Korea, he was committed to developing the world’s fastest and highest-flying fighter....

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | M19 60 mm Mortar

    The 1st and 2nd platoons of B Company, 9th Marine Regiment, attacked North Vietnamese Army positions on Hill 861 near Khe Sanh on April 24, 1967, and came under heavy fire as they moved into position. The Americans responded by deploying...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | North Vietnam’s P-4 Torpedo Boat

    At approximately 3:05 p.m. on Aug. 2, 1964, USS Maddox fired three warning shots at three North Vietnamese P-4 patrol torpedo boats approaching the destroyer at high speed.  Over the next 20 minutes, the Maddox fired more than 280...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | M113A1 Personnel Carrier

    A group of troops atop an M113 is one of the iconic images of the Vietnam War. The M113 armored personnel carrier, second only to the UH-1 Iroquois “Huey” helicopter in battlefield importance, entered production in April 1960....

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    The War’s Biggest Blunder

    William T. Sherman had many opportunities to capture Augusta’s ordnance complex And didn’t even try In the June issue, we published Part 1 of author Ted Savas’ account of Georgia’s Augusta Arsenal in which he described the...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Heart of the Southern War Machine: The Augusta Powder Works was an...

    A bearded Confederate colonel walked slowly to a tall flag pole and looked up at the oversized garrison banner snapping in the brisk afternoon breeze. It was late April 1865. President Jefferson Davis was escaping south, and the corpse of...