Tag «Cold War»

What new threats will supercarriers face?

Throughout history, some weapons have appeared and ruled the battlefield; sometimes for decades. The aircraft carrier, a supercharged, mobile airbase, is one such weapon. For the last 80 years, it has served as the undeniable king of the open ocean. With dozens of planes on board, it also became a mighty platform to bring war …

Persons of Interest: Roger Milliss – The Serpent’s Tooth | Free Documentary

Persons of Interest: Roger Milliss – The Serpent’s Tooth | Free Documentary

(adventurous music) (typewriter typing) – [Male Narrator] There are two kinds of history: official history, the kind which is taught in schools. Then there’s secret history, a scandalous kind of history which explains how things really happened. This is the story of Australia’s secret history. ASIO is Australia’s leading intelligence agency set up to identify …

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

max: Hello and welcome to Talkernate History, the podcast where we matt: Matt max: and Max talk about works of alternate history Alternate history scenarios and history in general This episode we’re going to be talking about What was at one point a work of speculative fiction and is now a work of alternate history …

Who Are The Bilderberg Group?

Who Are The Bilderberg Group?

In the 1950s, not long after the Cold War began, a secretive organisation convened in the Netherlands for the first time. Six decades later, this annual meeting has been accused of everything – from promoting communism to working towards creating the New World Order. Hello, I’m Robin from Alltime Conspiracies and today we’ll be looking …

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

The attacking infantry advances steadily, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but enemy cavalry flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. But this isn’t a real war– nor is it just a game. Over the roughly one-and-a-half millennia of its existence, chess has been known as a …