Category Archives: Military & Intelligence History

Military & Intelligence History – May 31st, 2015

U.S: The “Unknown Huey” – “This aircraft is as forgotten and deserving as a soldier”

U.S: Some interesting facts about the P-38 Lightning

Ulster: Germany’s U-boats surrendered in Londonderry 70 years ago

Israel: Dimona nuclear reactor re-named “Little Hiroshima” after workers exposed to lethal doses of radiation in early years

U.S: The “Red Markers” directed close air support for the Vietnamese Airborne from 1962 to early 1973

Military & Intelligence History – May 8th, 2015

World leaders mark 100 years since the Gallipoli campaign

Failure of the Maginot Line – why France surrendered so quickly…

Soldiers’ Great War cave graffiti “provides insight into how they found a sense of meaning in the conflict”

300,000 hours spent rebuilding the Enola Gay – missing control wheel cap finally located

Remains of unidentified Pearl Harbor victims to be exhumed, identified using DNA tests

Military History – June 7th, 2014

WWII Typhoon fighter-bomber now visiting the Ottawa aviation museum

The Ontario Regiment’s R.S. McLaughlin Armoury: 100 years of history in Oshawa

Idaho National Laboratory re-discovers B-24J Liberator bomber that crashed in 1944

Veteran lists biographical information of every U.S. submariner lost in WWII

“Top Gun” fighter academy set up with major assistance from RAF pilots trained by the Air Warfare Instructors school in Lossiemouth, Scotland (March 2009 item)