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Israel’s Bait-and-Switch: When the IAF Lured Soviet MiGs to Their Destruction In 1970 the Israeli Air Force took a page from Colonel Robin Olds’ 1967 Vietnam War Operation Bolo, luring Soviet-flown MiG-21s into air combat and shooting down five.
Was This the UK’s Worst Spy Failure of World War II? Failure to detect a long-running Abwehr counterintelligence operation cost the SOE numerous secrets—and lives.
Cuban Missile Crisis: How Close America Came to Nuclear War with Russia Archival information about the Cuban Missile Crisis shows just how close we came to nuclear Armageddon
North Vietnam Tried to Exploit American Racism with POWs. It Didn’t Work. Communist authorities hoped that these two American POWs would hate each other. Instead they became best friends.
Guns of the West: Broomhandle Mauser C96 At the turn of the 20th century Texas Rangers and others out West discovered the semiautomatic Mauser C96
Law and Some Disorder in the Wild West Most Old West lawmen did laudable duty, some even became famous— but a few others stood out by working both sides of the law.
Why Were Australian Vietnam Veterans Treated Shamefully? In response to questions from a reader, Vietnam magazine takes a closer look at the experiences of Australia’s Vietnam veterans after they returned home.
Vietnam Medal of Honor Marine Dies After ‘decade’s long battle’ with Cancer￼ Canley received the Medal of Honor in October 2018 from then-President Donald Trump, after a separate decade’s long battle: one with the Pentagon’s red tape to approve his award.