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How did we forget about mutually assured destruction?

Today the notion of all-out nuclear war is rarely discussed. There are concerns about Iran and North Korea's nuclear programmes and fears that terrorists...

The Soviet-American Arms Race

The destruction of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American atomic weapons in August 1945 began an arms race between the United...

How the Korean War Started

Though the Korean War started on this day 65 years ago—June 25, 1950—when North Korean tanks crossed the 38th parallel, the boundary with South...

Submarine – The History of Submarine War

The legendary origins of the submarine stretch back to 332 BC with a tale about Alexander the Great being lowered into the sea in...

How the Candy Bomber Got Its Name

Gail "Hal" Halvorsen who, at age 96, still flies, and does candy drops at American schools, as a way of helping understand that a...