Saturday Open Thread

The X-15

Monday Open Thread

Weary Marines displaying captured Japanese flags after 23 days of fierce fighting in the jungles of New Britain during Operation Dexterity, (Papua New Guinea, 1944).

Monday Open Thread

On this date in 1879 a small contingent of British soldiers held off 4,000 Zulu warriors at Rorke’s Drift.

Wednesday Open Thread

Electronics Technician 3rd Class Tyler Hernandez meets his child for the first time following the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf’s return to homeport.

Friday Open Thread

Indian Soldiers arriving in France, World War I, (1914).

Thursday Open Thread

The Ortler (Italian and Swiss Alps) was the location of the highest trench in World War One. The mountain itself is 3905m tall.

Veteran’s Day Open Thread 

Thank you to all veterans, our own fritz and Outlaw especially, for your service.

Thursday Open Thread

Ottoman troops in retreat from Lule Burgas across the bridge at Karisdiran. (1912)

On this date in 1912 the Bulgarian Army defeated the Ottoman Turks at The Battle of Lule Burgas during the First Balkan War.

This Week's Trailer Park Round-Up

This week, we’ve got soldiers, cowboys, washed-up action stars and crazy fashion designers! Hit the jump to see all the new trailers.

1. 12 Strong, about the first Special Forces team deployed into Afghanistan after 9/11. Chris Hemsworth stars as Captain Mitch Nelson, the team leader. Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Rob Riggle, and Geoff Stults […]

Saturday Open Thread

The Royal Fusiliers resting before entering the line at the Battle of Mons. The battle has attained a mythic status for the British heroism.

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