The Real Bravo Two Zero
Bravo Two Zero is the most famous special forces patrol of recent years - eight SAS soldiers dropped on a dare devil mission behind enemy lines against impossible odds during the Gulf War. Three of the soldiers died, four were captured and one escaped. The story is familiar to millions through books written by two of the survivors under the pseudonyms Andy McNab and Chris Ryan.
History's Wars and Battles
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- Ch 354Broken Arrows: The Lost Bombs of the Cold WarThe 1966 Palomares B-52 crash occurred on 17 January 1966, when a B-52G bomber and a KC-135 tanker collided. The damage and radiation still exists to this day. In 1968 a B-52 bomber near Thule Air Base in Greenland crashed onto sea ice in North Star Bay. The explosives aboard to detonated and the nuclear payload to rupture and dispersed, resulting in radioactive contamination.Patton's Finest Hour - The Battle Of The BulgeWhen the Allies recover their composure after the Nazi surprise break through on the Western front, they quickly go into action. Supplies are rushed to the front as civilian evacuees stream to the rear. Gen. Patton's armor fights its way northward into Bastogne, the demolished city. Now Allied strategy is operating to make the Nazis pay for the gains secured through their surprise counter-attack.