War

68 War Facts – An Unbelievable List

War? War never changes! This might be wrong or even right but fact is that war is more than just people killing...

Operation Solomon: How A Rescue Mission Set A World Record

On 24 May 1991, a Boeing 747 aircraft took off from Addis Ababa airport, carrying 1 088 passengers. To this day, this...

The Ghost Army of World War II

During the Second World War, the US Army maintained a tactical deception unit. It consisted of numerous artists, film set designers and actors. Their task was to create vehicle dummies and to simulate operations. Soldiers called their friends in this unit the “Ghost Army”.

The Detonation of the Largest Hydrogen Bomb in the World

The largest hydrogen bomb ever detonated had such a strong shock wave that it was still measurable on its third orbit of the Earth.

Tsutomu Yamaguchi – The man who survived two atomic bombs

Tsutomu Yamaguchi was working in Hiroshima when the first atomic bomb hit the city. After he had driven home to Nagasaki despite severe injuries, the second bomb hit. Despite the heavy radiation, the man lived a long life before dying at the age of 93.

The Returning Soldier Effect – A Detailed Explanation

The Returning Soldier Effect is a phenomenon that soldiers who returned from wars are more likely to father sons than other genders...

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