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Tokyo simulates first military attack since WWII amid North Korea threat

Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover Monday (Jan 22) in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War...

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during World War I has been found in the North Sea and may have...

Wreckage of lost ship USS Indianapolis found after seven decades

Researchers announced Saturday they discovered wreckage of the lost warship the USS Indianapolis, 72 years after the World War II cruiser was torpedoed by...
Women's Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP

WASPs: First women in history to fly for US Army Air Corps

Before there could be women flying combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, there were the pioneers of the Army Air Forces of World War...

China celebrates 70 years since victory over Japan

BEIJING: China kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II on Thursday (Sep 3), as...

China’s WWII military parade a show of strength

Soldiers will march, gleaming hardware will roll, and warplanes will fly above Tiananmen Square at China's WWII anniversary parade, but major Western leaders...

Germany’s Schaeuble insists Greece war payments settled

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Tuesday that the issue of whether Germany should pay reparations to Greece for the Nazi occupation during World...

From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

Fighter aircraft, tanks, submarines, heavy artillery: the horrors of warfare between 1914 and 1918 were a crucible for deadly technological innovation, including the poison...

Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing

Tens of thousands of people will mark the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Monday, as a rising tide of anti-nuclear sentiment...

New Book Explores Military Acquisition After World War II

A new book published by the Historical Office of the Secretary of Defense describes changes in military weapons systems acquisition during the 15 years...