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Shamil Basayev: Russia’s Bin Laden

In 1990s Russia, the years following the collapse of the USSR were defined by violence, instability, and terror. Mafia began to take over state institutions and fight for power whilst far away republics clinging on to the edge of Russia vied for independence. One of them...

Siegfried Müller: Nazi Officer to Mercenary

In 1960s Africa, the continent became host to foreign mercenaries fighting in its many wars. One of them was Siegfried Müller.

Japan’s Most Infamous Assassination

Asanuma took the stage to deliver his speech, but he would not leave it alive as hiding in the wings was a young Japanese ultra-Nationalist.

Martin Olds and the Infamous Farm Shoutout

20 years ago today, the infamous bullet strewn attack on Martin Olds in South Africa took place. Despite his death, Olds had taken 18 enemies with him.

APS Underwater Assault Rifle

The rising threat of attacks by frogmen in naval bases caused various anti-frogman techniques to be developed.

Man tries to destroy Soviet WWII PPSh-41 gun and Fails!

The team at Kalashnikov Concern decided to place a stress test on the iconic Soviet WW2 submachine gun, the PPSh-41. A weapon so reliable, many German soldiers posted to the godforsaken Eastern Front swapped their MP-40s for the Russian weapon due to its reliability and unique...

Top 5 Soviet-Afghan War Songs

Afghanistan, nicknamed the graveyard of empires for good reason. Many empires have tried and failed to conquer the wild and untamed mountainous country. One of the last escapes of the USSR was the Soviet-Afghan war which raged for a decade between 1979 and 1989 during the Cold...

Amazonian Guard – Gaddafi’s Deadly Women

In this article, we’re going to look at one of the wildest attributes and lesser-known Muammar Gaddafi facts, the creation of the Amazonian Guard. An all-female personal army composed of (supposedly virgin) women, heavily armed and trained to protect the ''great leader'' at whatever cost in...

Russian Predator Drones – A Beginners Guide

When it comes to drones, we’re drawn to those of the Western arsenals. However, what about drones from the other side? Let's look at Russian Predator Drones