Our world is far from perfect. While the world has been getting better in many ways, we are also continuously faced with challenges. War, political conflict, and social injustices continue to hinder human progress. All one needs to do is turn on a mainstream news channel and watch the issues that our world is faced […]
Sebastien Roblin Security, Nuclear artillery shells could have been the ultimate weapon--or not. Despite modernized communication systems, the Pentomic division also posed command-and-control problems. The colonel in charge of a battle...Show More Summary
South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarian workers with "one of the unique crises" in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday. "This is … Click to Continue »
From Bush criminal response to 9-11 to Trump putting nuclear war on the front burner, the U.S. is steering the world to disaster. Let me try to get this straight: from the moment the Soviet Union imploded in 1991 until recently justShow More Summary
Authored by Jayant Bhandari via Acting-Man.com, Decolonization The British Empire was the largest in history. At the end of World War II Britain had to start pulling out from its colonies. A major part of the reason was, ironically,Show More Summary
For decades survivors of the USS Indianapolis, sunk by Japanese torpedoes at the end of World War Two, believed the remains of the heavy cruiser and resting place of their shipmates would never be found. But as news emerged that an underwater...Show More Summary
Iron Harvest is an upcoming real-time strategy game set in the same alternate early 20th century world as the excellent board game Scythe. Imagined by artist Jakub Rozalski, 1920+ is a timeline where three European factions wage war using primitive mechs.
Michael Peck Security, Europe A big deal? During World War II, a handful of Soviet women became legends as pilots flying combat missions against Nazi troops. But since 1991 and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russian military pilots have been strictly male. Show More Summary
Fly through VR. Games on Gear VR can take you to amazing places. If you've been looking for awesome flight games that let you pilot a vessel, then you're in luck. From manning a Spitfire in the skies during World War II, to soaring through...Show More Summary
In 1976, the long-sunken remains of a World War II-vintage aircraft were found in Loch Ness, Scotland. It was a Vickers Wellington Bomber. The aircraft was the brainchild of Barnes Wallis, a man who created a revolutionary “bouncing bomb” during the hostilities with the Nazis, and which was designed to destroy German dams. The Dam-Busters,... Read more »
Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Show More Summary
This is the grave of LeRoy Neiman. Born in 1921 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Neiman had a rough upbringing. His father walked out when he was young. His mother married and divorced and then married again. He joined the Army in World War II. Already a talented artist, when he returned, he attended the St. […]
DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II • GM1c George Herbert, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 14 August 2017. • PhM1c John H. Schoonover, US Navy, assigned […]
Seventy-five years ago today, more than 900 Canadian soldiers died on the beach at Dieppe, France in the precursor to the Normandy invasion, on what CTV News calls the bloodiest day for Canadians during World War II. Of the nearly 5,000 Canadians who took part in the raid, 916 were killed and more than half […]
Barcelona attack unveils dimension of terrorism threat facing Europe, marks turning point in psychological war between ISIS and the free world.
A research team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen found the remains of the Indianapolis, which sank during the final days of World War II in one of the worst disasters in U.S. naval history.
Researchers announced Saturday they discovered wreckage of the lost warship the USS Indianapolis, 72 years after the World War II cruiser was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The wreckage was found in the Philippine Sea 5.5 kilometers...Show More Summary
Researchers have found the wreckage of the U.S. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometers) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said on Saturday. The cruiser was returning from its mission to...
Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before … Click to Continue »