This article is excerpted from “52 Blue,” the newest single from the Atavist. You can purchase the full story from the Atavist’s website. It is also available on Amazon. Dec. 7, 1992: Whidbey Island, Puget Sound. The World Wars were over. Show More Summary
Today in his effort to counter the Iran deal, Netanyahu called the US part of the "Axis," a naked reference to Nazi Germany and its allies in World War 2. "The Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis is very dangerous to humanity and it must be stopped."
Data Visualisation by @Jishai. Data Source: Wikipedia. Visualization Tool: Excel.
With the tremendous popularity of shows like The Walking Dead, and movies like World War Z, lots of people are thinking about the zombie apocalypse. While I think we can agree that we don’t really need to worry about zombies rising up...Show More Summary
The Saudi intervention in Yemen as the lead military power in a Gulf coalition opens a Pandora’s Box that could be the first fatal step in unravelling the United Nations security system set up after World War II. The UN system prohibits military intervention in any foreign country without Security Council authorization and the UN’s [...]Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters. Residents...Show More Summary
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. During (and after) World War I, British folklorist Edward Lovett made a point of collecting examples of lucky charms and amulets that soldiers had carried to war. Show More Summary
Risk of ‘World War’ between NATO and Russia on Ukraine Escalation as Yemen Bombed for Third Day - World sleep walking from ‘Cold War’ to ‘Hot War’ and new World War - U.S. resolution to supply Ukraine with lethal weaponry passed - Russia...Show More Summary
The Flying Fortress was made famous in its role in the Daylight Strategic Bombing Campaign of WWII and the post-war movies, like Memphis Belle, that made it an icon. Now this B-17 is n o longer avoiding anti-aircraft fire or enemy fighters but has exchanged its explosive warheads in order to drop people from the bomb bay. Read more...
Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with David Crane, a Syracuse University professor involved in the impartial effort to catalog Syrian war crimes. The conflict in Syria has entered its fifth year. Show More Summary
It turns out that the Cold War's two principal foes, the US and USSR, had very similar ideas of what patriotism is all about, otherwise how can their almost identical visions of how to illustrate heroic deeds be explained? Was there any room for plagiary?
Eleanor Roosevelt: [My Day, March 28, 1945](http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md057061): >NEW YORK, Tuesday—I saw a bluebird and a robin yesterday! It is not as warm here and spring is not as far along as in Washington. Show More Summary
World War I in the Air: The Beginning of Air Combat Air Combat on the Western Front As each side became more belligerent, the pilots and observers began to arm themselves. At first only pistols and rifles were used. Grenades and even grappling hooks were also employed. Show More Summary
In the just-released The Harlem Hellfighters, Max Brooks—who made his name with the The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z—dives into the story and heroics of the 369 th U.S. Army Infantry Regiment, the all-black unit assembled...Show More Summary
There’s an air of tragedy about President Obama. He wants to chart a new course—pivot to the Pacific, end the long decade of war, do nation-building at home—but the old world’s most derelict, dysfunctional quarters keep pulling him back in. Show More Summary
Marvel's Editor-in-Chief says a "shared universe within the X-books" is on the way following this summer's massive "Secret Wars" event.
World War 3 may not have arrived just yet, but Russian jets raised the frightening stakes in their ongoing duel with NATO fighters in the skies over the Baltic region on Tuesday, blasting past the speed of sound and leading NATO Typhoon jets on the first supersonic chase of the post-Cold War era. Show More Summary
Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso says that the X-MEN titles will have their own "shared universe" after SECRET WARS.
AD 2102. The world is still basking in the afterglow of a devastating nuclear war. In Arizona, a law-enforcing militia known as the Desert Rangers is trying to bring justice and order to a land plagued by bandits, warlords and crazed cyborgs. Show More Summary
It's been a long wait for Final Fantasy completists that have been looking to get a taste of Final Fantasy Type-0. A long-time Japanese PSP exclusive, Square Enix is only now making this game available stateside. In many ways, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is a "warts and all" kind of presentation. Show More Summary