105 Years After His Death, WWI Doughboy Finally Receives Proper Burial
Today, the American Battle Monuments Commission interred its first Great War unknown since 1988.Read on
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That One Time A US Helo Crew Dropped Greased Pigs Onto A Flight Deck
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Normandy Institute Plans New Campus
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“One thing that might help win this war is to get someone to shoot [Admiral ernest] King.”Dwight D. Eisenhower
What If Germany Had Introduced the Me-262 Earlier in the War?
The July 2010 Aviation History Reader’s Poll asks readers to discuss the impact of an earlier introduction of the Messerschmitt Me-262 on the air war in Europe.
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The Workhorse of the Berlin Airlift, the Douglas C-47 Saw Service Through Vietnam
C-47s and C-54s alone flew a collective 92 million miles during the airlift, nearly the distance between the Earth and the Sun.Keep reading
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Medieval Warfare: How to Capture a Castle with Siegecraft
During the Middle Ages, a besieging army needed manpower, siege engines, and, more often than not, patience in order to carry a fortress.Keep reading
He Rode with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Was He the Deadliest Member of the Wild Bunch?
Under the alias ‘Kid Curry,’ outlaw Harvey Logan gained infamy — but whether he was the ‘deadliest’ member of the Wild Bunch is debatable.
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