Tag Archives: military

American Battle Fleet

He Saw the War Coming

A science fiction writer lays out a suspiciously accurate plan of how the Navy would fight Japan two years before the Attack on Pearl Harbor. ... More
Hell Week

Hell Week

In the second decade of America’s war on terror, conventional military methods just aren’t getting it done anymore. Sometimes the answer is drones. But more often, the response is: “Send in the SEALs.” ... More
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Redheads Rule!

When Rockwell painted this May 26, 1945, cover, Homecoming G.I., redhead Ardis Edgerton was at its center, but the painter didn’t stop there. He also turned every one of the central characters into redheads. ... More
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Outsourcing U.S. Military Might

By moving substantial portions of American heavy industry off shore, have we undermined national security? A leading defense expert looks at threats to our military readiness. ... More

The One-Man Army

Ever hear of a one-man army? Neither had we until we received an intriguing letter from a World War II veteran who was the entire “garrison” on strategically important Norfolk Island in the South Pacific. He was featured in a 1945 article called “The War’s Cushiest Billet.” ... More