Bad news for this light-colored Taliban vehicle speeding down a dusty desert road only to be stopped by a hail storm of 30mm rounds from the A-10.
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George Washington did not have the Special Forces of today, but he did have Knowlton’s Rangers which specialized in “Delicate Missions”.
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Fifty-one years ago this month, the 173rd Airborne Brigade fought in close quarters and uphill through deep foliage to take Hill 875 known as Dak To.
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Wreckage from the USS Lexington a US aircraft carrier sunk by the Japanese during World War II has been discovered 500 miles off the Australian coast by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen.
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The C96 ‘Broomhandle’ Mauser is certainly one of the most iconic self-loading handguns of the First World War. Osprey Publications has
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The Pentagon’s top enlisted servicemember has a penchant for hand-to-hand combat, a fact brought to light in recent comments vowing that U.S. troops would defeat its enemies by “shooting them in the face” or in close-quarters combat with shovels.
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The military has been wanting to replace the A-10 “Warthog” for some time, and a new conceptual plane known as the “Machete” may be the answer.
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