10 Facts About Paul Newman Including WWII Service

1. Founded The Scott Newman Center Newman had a son in 1950 from his first marriage with Jackie White. After the death of his 28-year-old son, Scott, he created the Scott Newman Center. The foundation was dedicated to preventing drug and substance abuse through the use of education. 2. Pursued Race Car Driving To prepare […] More

10 Facts About the A-26 Invader You Didn’t Know

1. Impressive Longevity 25 years after the war, the A-26 Invader was still in active service. It flew for 21 nations around the world and was one of the longest-serving planes introduced in World War 2. The Invader’s success leads back to its multirole capabilities that enabled it to carve out a place in any […] More

5 Facts About the Most Delicate Killer- The Nakajima Ki-43

1. Had Fowler Flaps When pilots were to deploy the Ki-43’s elongated flaps at high velocity, the Hayabusa’s nose would pitch up with little effect on its drag. The plane’s well-documented proficiency in turning was possible by doing this, resulting in its turning angle shrinking dramatically when deployed. 2. Entered The War Without Armor The […] More

Fieseler Fi 156 – The Best WW2 Plane of Its Kind

From An Ace A German Ace by the name of Gerhard Fieseler continued to hone his flying skills after WWI as an instructor and then as a stunt pilot. After some time, he designed his own planes and started his own company. By the start of WWII, his company was able to produce aircraft for […] More

When 9000 Planes Bombed Germany’s Logistics off the Map

Two Sides The aim of the operation was to deliver a decisive blow to Germany in the hopes of lowering morale. However, many disagreed with this statement. One official countered that this would make the treatment of Allied POWs harsher and make the Allies look much worse because of the expected high civilian casualties. Pushing […] More