During the Vietnam War, the Wild Weasels flew as a protection screen in specially equipped F-105F Thuds into a target area to sweep and destroy surface to air missile (SAM) sites, to protect "strike packages" or a flight of fighters that followed on
In the battle for Guadalcanal, Imperial submarines ruled the sea—until rigid doctrine dragged them down.
Click for larger image. To see past Weapons Manuals by Max Gadney, click here. This infographic originally appeared in the January/February issue of World War...
The two-story high Grumman Avenger torpedo bomber has become a favorite warbird survivor.
The new Military Channel series "Ultimate Warfare" looks at pivotal battles from World War II to the present day.
North Vietnam's Soviet-built Mi-6 Hook went into service in 1962 as the world's largest and fastest helicopter
Developed during the Cold War to counter Soviet armor, the M29 recoilless spigot gun could fire nuclear-tipped warheads at close-range targets.
With roots and etymology in the 19th century Punjab region of India, punji stakes came into their own a century later as a guerrilla weapon during the Vietnam War.
In Uncommon Warriors author Ken Sayers introduces the histories of the U.S. Navy's most obscure, unusual and specialized vessels, from famous warships to obscure spy craft.
In the late 1890s at Fort Missoula, Montana, the U.S. Army formed the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps to see whether the two-wheeled vehicles had a place in military operations
Kay Moore's Great Bicycle Experiment explores the short-lived, adventurous military exploits of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps.
The CH-46F quickly became the Marine Corps' workhorse in Vietnam, used in airmobile assault, combat support and medevac
Click for larger image. To see past Weapons Manuals by Max Gadney, click here. This infographic originally appeared in the November/December issue of World War II...
Hitler's decision to declare war on the United States was decades in the making
Rarely Seen Artifacts from Thaddeus Lowe and his Balloons.
The lifeline of the Wehrmacht’s multiple-front war was the European rail network, the same system that supported the killing of Jews during the Holocaust.