It’s surprisingly complicated…
Playlist - Military History
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.
Since seizing power a year and a half ago, the Burma military is faced with more opposition than ever before.
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.
There are unconfirmed report that two Myanmar Air Force Yak-130 jets have been sabotaged by resistance forces.
Charles McGee achieved one of the highest mission tallies of any American, but he also played a part in fundamentally changing society.
The RAF shot down a hostile drone last week. But when was the last time they shot down another aircraft in an air-to-air action?
It isn’t well remembered that the USAF once attacked a Soviet airbase. But though both sides quickly moved on, questions still remain.
Now legend on internet forums, this article explores the time a biplane is said to have shot down a state-of-the-art jet fighter.
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.