Our modern rocket system is based not only on Goddard, but also the developments of Nazi rocket research conducted under the control of Werher Von Braun. He was responsible for the V1 and V2 as well as the early stages of the V3. At the end of the war, he was smuggled into America via Operation...
Research into family history reveals an interesting part of naval history. An ocean liner, The RMS Caronia is converted for wartime use in World War I. Dazzle camouflage is explained and explored.
A guide to weapons used by the samurai.
Pirates go by many different names: Buccaneers, corsairs, Vikings, and privateers. Each served a purpose and were active during different eras, yet all had one thing in common, they were Pirates.
Ever wonder where did personal armor came from, how did it develop, and where will it go from here? This explains it all.
In addition to seeing improvements on older weaponry, warriors and soldiers experienced the creation and the use of many new technologies including explosives, revolvers, and automatic machine guns.
U.S. aircraft carriers made a huge impact for the U.S. offense during the Gulf War. Four out of 6 carriers received naval honors for their duty in the Gulf War.
A brief summary of the most widely-used weaponry by the Scandinavian warriors, traders, and explorers known as the Vikings
On April 14th, 1865, John Wilkes Booth snuck up behind then U.S. president, Abraham Lincoln, and shot him in the back of the head. His deadly weapon of choice was a Derringer pistol. Since that terrible day, the small gun began to be known as the...
In the 1950s a group of scientists working on robotics research accidentally discovered the principle behind a deadly new weapon that utilized infrasound – sound at such a low frequency that it cannot be heard by human ears, but powerful enough to tear a person apart, quite literally, from the...