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I Defend My Backyard With A Bottle Bazooka
You should check your local laws and regulations before firing off your own
These fighter jets inspired the aircraft in ‘Star Wars’
From WWII to long ago and far, far away.
Was The V-2 A Nazi Weapon?
The phrase “Nazi V-2” is thrown around a lot, probably because it’s the simplest way to describe the rocket Germany...
This Is The Vintage Plane Harrison Ford Crashed
Popular Science praised it in 1943
The Rise Of The Tank Before World War II
How Popular Science covered tank design between the great world wars
From The Archives: Debating The Hiroshima And Nagasaki Bombings
"By splitting the atom, man may have united the world."
D-Day In Popular Science
70 years ago, we were all over the most exciting military tech news of the time
Reverse-Engineering The Technology Of D-Day
For the 70th anniversary of the invasion, one French firm is making digital versions of World War II machines and infrastructure.
How A Battleship Works [Vintage Infographic]
From 1943, a very detailed look at an obsolete war machine
Even viewed as abstractions the data have a forceful impact.