Playlist - Military History

Eagle Vs. Phantom – 5 June, 1984

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.

Burma; A Country on Fire

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

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.

Charles E. McGee; Tuskagee Legend

Charles E. McGee; Tuskagee Legend

Charles McGee achieved one of the highest mission tallies of any American, but he also played a part in fundamentally changing society.

When the USAF Attacked a Soviet Airbase

When the USAF Attacked a Soviet Airbase

It isn’t well remembered that the USAF once attacked a Soviet airbase. But though both sides quickly moved on, questions still remain.

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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.

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