Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia
Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
Rudolf Anderson - Wikipedia
916th Air Refueling Wing
The 916th Air Refueling Wing (916 ARW) is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force. It is assigned to the Fourth Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Seymour Johnso...
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905th Military Airlift Group
The 905th Military Airlift Group is an inactive United States Air Force Reserve unit. It was last active with the 459th Military Airlift Wing, based at Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts. It was...
905th Military Airlift Group - Wikipedia
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing
The 1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing in Saigon was an aerial attack on 27 February 1962 by two dissident Vietnam Air Force pilots, Second Lieutenant Nguyễn Văn Cử and First Lieutenant...
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing - Wikipedia
AN/MPQ-2
The AN/MPQ-2 Close Cooperation Control Unit was a truck-mounted post-World War II automatic tracking radar/computer/communication system ("Q" system) for aircraft command guidance, e.g., missile track...
Essence of Decision
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis is an analysis, by political scientist Graham T. Allison, of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Allison used the crisis as a case study for future studi...
X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to the ori...
X-Men: First Class - Wikipedia
497th Air Expeditionary Group
The 497th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to Pacific Air Forces to activate or inactivate as needed.The unit was first activated in the United Sta...
497th Air Expeditionary Group - Wikipedia
1/7 Escadron de Chasse Provence
1/7 fighter squadron Provence is a combat unit of the French air force. Based at Saint-Dizier – Robinson Air Base, in 2006 it was the first unit to fly the Rafale. The Squadron’s aircraft are marked 1...
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Operation Sunrise (Vietnam War)
Operation Sunrise was the first phase of a long range South Vietnamese counter-offensive against the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. It was launched in the Ben Cat region of the Binh Duong Province ...
Royal Guards of Hawaii
The Royal Guard of the Hawaii National Guard is an Air National Guard ceremonial unit which re-enacts the royal bodyguards of the Kingdom of Hawaii in the 19th Century and disbanded when the monarch f...
Royal Guards of Hawaii - Wikipedia
904th Military Airlift Group
The 904th Military Airlift Group is an inactive United States Air Force Reserve unit. It was last active with the 459th Military Airlift Wing, based at Stewart Air Force Base, New York. It was inact...
904th Military Airlift Group - Wikipedia
RAF Bruntingthorpe
Royal Air Force Station Bruntingthorpe or more simply RAF Bruntingthorpe is a former Royal Air Force station located 4.2 miles (6.8 km) north east of Lutterworth, Leicestershire and 10 miles (16&...
Portuguese Army Commandos
For the denomination of "commando" see commando; for the Argentine special operations unit see Amphibious Commandos Group; for other special forces with "Commando" in their names see list of special f...
Portuguese Army Commandos - Wikipedia
410th Air Expeditionary Wing
The United States Air Force's 410th Air Expeditionary Wing (410 AEW) is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to Air Combat Command (ACC) It may be activated or inactivated at any time.T...
410th Air Expeditionary Wing - Wikipedia
EXCOMM
The Executive Committee of the National Security Council (commonly referred to as simply the Executive Committee or ExComm) was a body of United States government officials that convened to advise Pre...
EXCOMM - Wikipedia
Operation Chopper (Vietnam)
Operation Chopper occurred on January 12, 1962 and was the first time US forces participated in major combat in the Vietnam War.In December 1961, the USNS Core (T-AKV-41) docked in Saigon with 82 US A...
440 Transport Squadron
No. 440 "City of Ottawa" Transport Squadron (Vampire) is a unit of the Canadian Forces under the Royal Canadian Air Force. It is part of 17 Wing and Joint Task Force North located in Yellowknife, Nort...
440 Transport Squadron - Wikipedia
Libyan Navy
The Libyan Navy is the maritime force of Libya, established in November 1962. It is a fairly typical small navy with a few missile frigates, corvettes and patrol boats to defend the coastline, but wi...
Libyan Navy - Wikipedia
Gemunu Watch
The Gemunu Watch (GW) ("King Dutugemunu's Own") was formed with troops from the Ceylon Light Infantry and the Ceylon Sinha Regiment in 1962. It has been deployed in many major operations against the ...
Brunei Revolt
The Brunei Revolt (Malay: Pemberontakan Brunei) broke out on 8 December 1962. The rebels of the North Kalimantan National Army (TNKU) began co-ordinated attacks on the oil town of Seria (targeting...