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USS Iowa, Iconic U.S. Battleship, Resurrected After 30-Year Slumber

In a remarkable comeback, the USS Iowa, the lead ship of the iconic Iowa-class battleships, emerged from retirement almost three decades after being decommissioned. The battleship, renowned for its role in World War II, underwent a technological facelift in the 1980s, only to face tragedy during a gunnery exercise in 1989. Measuring 860 feet in … Read more

Campaign Urges Australia to Send Decommissioned Helicopters to Aid Ukraine

Sydney Town Hall – In a rallying cry to support Ukraine’s defense against the Russian invasion, campaigners are urging Australia to reconsider its decision to decommission 45 Taipan helicopters. The Australian Defence Force had originally planned to replace the aging fleet with U.S.-made Blackhawks. The call to action comes amid Ukraine’s request to acquire the … Read more

Indiana Tank Commander’s Remains Identified 79 Years After WWII Battle in Germany

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Gene F. Walker’s Final Resting Place to be in San Diego, California In a poignant development, military scientists have successfully identified the remains of U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Gene F. Walker from Richmond, Indiana, nearly 79 years after he lost his life during a World War II battle in Germany. Walker, … Read more