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New color World War II aerial combat footage rivals that of any great war movie

// March 17th, 2014 // No Comments » // Military

Check out this amazing eight-minute mini-documentary containing color combat footage of the aerial wars that took place in the skies during World War II that rivals the best commercially-produced war movies. The scenes in the video feature fighter gun camera footage, dogfights, flak fire, kamikaze attacks, aerial combat between fighters and bombers, carpet bombing and […]

Can you spot the hidden snipers in these pictures?

// February 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Military

Driven by the increasing range and accuracy of firearms, camouflage designers have been researching and exploiting optical illusions since World War I and German artist Simon Menner proves that our eyes can often deceive us. Check out the photo montage below and see if you can spot the sniper hidden in each of the landscapes.

Reminder – this is war

// January 28th, 2014 // No Comments » // Military

Below is a purported before-and-after shot of a popular street in Syria both before and after a bomb exploded.

Video of huge trucks being dropped from military plane (followed by some drops that didn’t go quite so well)

// December 16th, 2013 // No Comments » // Military

This awesome video below begins with “some big heavy trucks being dropped from a military plane in the middle of the night, huge machines, being launched at incredible speed!” The soldiers in the video are part of the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment (the first U.S. combat paratrooper unit) and the plane they are in is […]