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World War II’s Unbelievable Battle Fought Using Potatoes

Believe it or not, the U.S. and Imperial Japanese Navy had it out with Potatoes in combat. Probably the most unbelievable battle, led to the sinking of a submarine.

No Lider Destroyer for the Russian Navy yet…

The Lider destroyer class is meant to replace the Udaloy class, Sovremennyy class as well as the Slava class.

Tsushima: History’s Most Decisive Battleship Engagement.

On the 27-28 May 1905 the Japanese fleet under admiral Togo Heihachiro achieved a naval victory the likes of which would not be seen for the next 39 years.

German Commerce Raiders

How do you attack your enemies' shipping lanes when your warships are hunted down everywhere on the globe and when your own ports are blockaded ? The Germans found a solution to this problem: German Commerce Raiders

Type XXI Elektroboote U-boat: Mother of all Modern Submarines

A small guide to Type XXI or the "Elektroboote", Hitler's underwater weapon that changed the History of Submarine Warfare.

X-FILES: Encounters on the Battlefield

X-FILES: Encounters on the Battlefield. William Shakespeare once wrote  “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” This one line suggest that despite making great strides to understand the world around...

Railguns Will Reshape Warfare

The railgun will simply change the way wars are conducted. From logistics to armor, militaries will be forced to quickly adapt the way they do business.

The chaotic destiny of the Kuznetsov aircraft carrier

The chaotic destiny of the Admiral Kuznetsov missile cruiser carrying aircrafts from 1982 in Ukraine to present day in Russia.

The Barbary Wars: The First War on Terror

The Barbary Wars: The First War on Terror. How the United States Navy ended up confronting Barbary pirates and slave traders.

US Navy in troubled waters

US Navy in troubled waters : Why do the 7th fleet ships keep on crashing into things ?
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Unsung Weapons of World War 2

There is no denying that World War II was by far thee most devastating and horrific conflict in human history. From 1939 to 1945,...

Made in China: Chinese Arms.

What can be said about China's military research and development, other than that their unofficial motto being “Copy and Paste”? It's no secret that when it comes to China, they have more or less cemented themselves as the world's Xerox machine.

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII?

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII? There are, as usual with such questions, several factors at play.