The Snowdonian mountains were a dangerous place for pilots to find themselves. I trekked up to see one wreck – Avro Lincoln RF511
Playlist - Military History
Hypocrites; The International Community and Burma
Civilians in Burma continue being targeted, with a report highlighting how foreign companies are assisting the SAC to murder their own people
With a Single Shot, George Washington Created the British Raj in India
You might not think that George Washington, first President of the United States, and the British East India Company have much in common….
Soviet Built Tanks for the Invasion of Malta
When the Germans were thinking about how to invade Malta in 1942, they had the idea that some of their captured booty may be useful.
What Was America’s First Fighter Aircraft?
It’s surprisingly complicated…
Eagle Vs. Phantom – 5 June, 1984
On the 5th of June 1984, an engagement took place between two famed fighters – both products of the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
“Kamikaze Boats” vs. Warship; the Sinking of the El Amir Farouq (and How a Fascist Helped Establish Israeli Special Forces!)
In 1948 the infant Israeli Navy resorted to rather desperate measures and recruited an unusual ally to help them dominate the seas.
Burma; A Country on Fire
Since seizing power a year and a half ago, the Burma military is faced with more opposition than ever before.
The Aircraft Wrecks of Grenada
On the quiet Caribbean island of Grenada are two wrecked planes; all that remains of a military action fought towards the end of the Cold War.
Myanmar Anti-Government Forces Claim to have Sabotaged Two Yak-130s
There are unconfirmed report that two Myanmar Air Force Yak-130 jets have been sabotaged by resistance forces.
About This Playlist
Real military history stories that make you look twice.
The Vietnamese pilot who joined enemy forces to bomb them with their own plane? Prop aircraft vs. modern fighter jet, Venezuela 1992? Renegade SOE in Burma?
It’s all in here, along with biographies of warriors, commentary on Burma’s long-running civil war, and more.