How Saburo Sakai Attacked Lyndon B. Johnson’s B-26 Marauder

One Of The Best Japanese Pilots Perhaps one of the most talented Japanese flying aces to have emerged during World War II was Sub-Lieutenant Saburō Sakai. He had claimed a total of 64 aerial victories, but his official record is only at 28. Despite flying an inferior aircraft, Saburō remained a threat to the Allies […] More

5 Fascinating Facts About Erich Hartmann- WWII Fighter Pilot Genius

With the rise of aviation technology, World War II saw some of the best fighter aces and the most intense aerial combats in history. The British’s best fighter ace claimed 38 aerial victories; the US has 40, while the Soviet Union has 62. Amazing as these numbers would seem, none could compare to Germany’s most […] More

The Genius Of Jimmy Doolittle And His Raid

Reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States needed to give an answer, and they needed to do it swiftly. Japan had to pay. But Japan was far away and impenetrable. Or was it? In the days following Pearl Harbor, this was the question on President Roosevelt’s mind. It was James “Jimmy” Doolittle […] More

6 Facts About The Star of “Baa Baa Black Sheep” TV Series

Would “Baa Baa Black Sheep” (Black Sheep Squadron) be the same without Robert Conrad? Often times successful TV shows is a concoction of story, production, and casting. Without all of them lining up, sometimes it’s just not the same. Here we take a look at the star of the show: Robert Conrad, who’s still alive […] More

How The U.S Got Their Hands On A MiG-15

Background As the Korean War was coming to a close in 1953, the Department of Defense was still disgruntled with not having a MiG-15 in their possession to asses its capabilities. With the new age of jet-powered aircraft trying to assert air superiority, the U.S.’ F-86 Sabres were pitted against Russian made MiGs which were […] More