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The greatest events of the past, some which had its impact on hundreds of millions of people. Examine the wars and conflicts of the past.

Belgian fortifications overview and Aubin-Neufchateau case study. Why Belgium built modern fortifications and how they worked.
Otto Carius, a tank ace with 150 kills would later describe, one of the single most impressive things he’d ever seen. When a Tiger tank shot down a Russian plane.
The U.S. military has been given the Rmeilan Air Base, by the YPG, in the Syrian Kurdish region near Syria's Iraqi and Turkish border
A war against Iran could set the whole Middle-East on fire
A war against Iran could set the whole Middle-East on fire. With the war of words gathering momentum between the US and Iran, the potential for a real conflict between those...
The Vela Incident: The Night the Sky Flashed Twice. A brief overview of one of the more mysteriousIn 1979, a Vela satellite detected a possible nuclear explosion in the Indian ocean... To this day, no one knows who is responsible for this.
Over a dozen U.S. Army Spec Ops (Special Operations) soldiers are currently cornered in a compound in Marjah, Afghanistan.
In the fight to defeat Daʿesh, air-strikes, though not a bad start, will not be enough to finish the job, and inevitably, at some point, “Boots-on-the-Ground” will be needed; but the question remained; “Who will supply them?”
Sabotage at Vemork: The Norwegian Epic. A blend of high politics, military drama, scientific adventure and individual courage is one way to concisely define the Sabotage that took play at Vemork Hydroelectric Power Plant in...
Scud versus Patriot. The controversy carries on 26 years on. Has an old Yemeni Scud made it through Saudi Arabia Patriot ABM shield ?
Operation Bolo. How the Americans turned the tide against the feared MiG-21 over North Vietnam thanks to a plan devised by Robert Olds.