USS Indianapolis Crew Battled Sharks and Hallucinations

A Japanese torpedo attack against the USS Indianapolis leaves the men with no time to launch…

What Made the Viking Longship So Terrifyingly Effective

The Vikings had dreams of exploration and conquest, and the longship was ideal for that purpose.…

Putting a Disposable Vietnam-Era Rocket Launcher to the Test

A Vietnam veteran introduces Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull to the M72 LAW shoulder-fired rocket launcher–a…

A Bombing Exposes the Navy’s Need for a New Type of Boat

The 2000 terrorist attack on the USS Cole convinced the Navy that it needed smaller high-speed…

A Surprisingly Tense Battle Between a U.S. Sub and a Fishing Boat

A fishing trawler may seem like an easy target for a powerful U.S. submarine – but…

Footage of a Tense Aerial Battle During the Falklands War

It’s 10 weeks into the Falklands War, and two British Harriers find themselves protecting damaged ships.…