The most famous Japanese aircraft of the Pacific War was the Mitsubishi A6M Zero. But the Zero was only used by the Imperial Navy, mostly as a carrier-based fighter. The Imperial Japanese Army had its own series of fighter planes during WW2, which were ground-based. Today, they have been almost entirely forgotten.Continue reading Japanese Imperial Army Fighters of WW2
Monthly Archives: December 2021
The Game of Nine Men’s Morris
A very simple and ancient game with minimal equipment.
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The Planet Vulcan (No, Not THAT One …)
“Vulcan” is best-known as the fictional homeworld of Mr Spock from “Star Trek”. But for a time, Vulcan was thought to be a real planet that existed within our own solar system.Continue reading The Planet Vulcan (No, Not THAT One …)
When the US Nuked Mississippi
In 1964, the Pentagon carried out its only nuclear tests in the eastern US, detonating two underground nuclear devices in a rural area of Mississippi.
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