Myasishchev M-4

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The Myasishchev M-4 was a long-range, heavy bomber used by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. It was introduced in 1954, the same year it had performed its first test flight. It was the Soviet answer to the American B-47 Stratojet bomber, which had entered service a couple of years earlier. However, the State-run […]

Cold War Soviet Bombers

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From 1946 to 1991, the Soviet Union made extensive deployment of strategic bombers as deterrent flying weapons in the Cold War context. Most of them could not only carry free-fall nuclear bombs but also long-range, surface-to-earth missiles, which could be armed with nuclear warheads. Although the Russian bombers were not as varied in types designed, […]

Battleship Kirishima

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IJN Kirishima was a battleship used by the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, taking part in some of the most ferocious naval battles of the Pacific Theater. On December 7, 1941, she participated in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as part of the 3rd Battle Division. In early June 1942, she would […]

Battleship Nagato

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The Nagato was a battleship in service with the Imperial Japanese Navy between 1920 and 1945. It first saw combat action during the Sino-Japanese War in 1930s, being used in coastal bombardment of Chinese ports and to soften up beach heads before the landing of troops. During World War II, the Nagato took part in […]

Society in History

Society versus the individual, who comes first? It has always been a long-discussed argument in history, specially between those who strongly favor socialism, such as Barrack Obama and Hillary Clinton, and those who support and speak up for individual rights, such as the Republicans. It is easy to figure out, using reason and common sense. […]

Avro Shackleton

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The Avro Shackleton was a maritime patrol aircraft in service with the Royal Air Force between 1951 and 1990. Developed and built by Avro, the first batch of Shackleton MR.1s were assigned to the British Coastal Command in April 1951. It was first used in combat operations during the Aden Emergency, in the South of […]