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Military Men

Old Stuff
5.2k votersColorized Photos from Military HistoryWhen cameras were first invented, pictures were hard to take and involved posing for long periods of time. But cameras became smal...
History
672k viewsThe Worst Defeats in Military HistoryFor as long as human civilization has existed, so has war. Often a deciding factor in the history of centuries to come, decisive b...
Photography
1.3k votersVintage Photos of Off-Duty SoldiersPictures of off-duty soldiers capture the everyday, mundane moments of what life is really like on the front lines. Much of a sold...
Historical Entertainment
47.7k votersBrutal War Movies That Absolutely Got It RightWar is a terrible, awe-inspiring monster that’s fascinated filmmakers almost as long as movies have existed. The valor displayed b...
Military
7.8m viewsCelebrities Who Were In The MilitaryThe many celebrities who were in the military signed up to make the ultimate sacrifice for their countries. Through the years, man...
Military
2.9k voters20 Military Vehicles You Can Actually OwnIf you've dreamed of having real army vehicles in your garage, there's good news. Forget all those auto shopping sites online; the...
Lifestyle
1.9k votersWhat Soldiers Really Want in Their Care PackagesHow do you know what a soldier really wants in a care package? If you're not in the position to ask the recipient what they need, ...
Hygiene
2.4m viewsMilitary Hygiene Rules You Might Not Have Heard BeforeWhen you think of the armed forces, it's easy to imagine a ton of strict regulations and guidelines. After all, the people who def...
Military
11.7k votersThe Best Military JokesThe funny military jokes and on this list are for soldiers and civilians alike. This military humor will crack you up whether you’...
Historical Figures
161 votersHow The Vanquished Saw 11 Major Historical EventsIt's often said that history is written by the victors, but the cliché really doesn't stand up to scrutiny. History is written by ...
Military
13.6k votersWho Is The Toughest Of History's Elite 'Super Soldiers'?Since the dawn of civilization, there have been warriors who have sought to conquer neighboring territories under a single king or...
Historical Figures
6.7k votersWhich General Would Win In An All-Out War Between History’s Greatest Military Leaders?The great military theorist von Clausewitz once wrote "war is the realm of chance." So many unpredictable factors affect success i...
Military
336.7k views10 Things Movies Got Wrong About Basic TrainingWar films like Saving Private Ryan, The Longest Day, and Sands of Iwo Jima are classics for a reason. Their unflinching portrayals...
Weapons
960.5k viewsThe Biggest Military Wastes of MoneyThe staggering amount of money available to the US Armed Forces has resulted in wasteful military spending on a grand scale and so...
Army
21.5m views28 Intense Photos of Special Forces from Around the WorldYou may have seen depictions of special forces around the world in action movies, but have you ever wondered what they actually lo...
Interesting
408 votersThe Coolest DARPA ProjectsSince its founding in 1958, DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has kept the United States as a technological le...
Historical Entertainment
547 votersThe Most Memorable Portrayals Of Veterans In FilmFilms have been covering the military and veterans pretty much since the very beginning of the medium, and while hundreds of great...
Entertainment
916.8k viewsVeterans Share What Infuriates Them Most About Military MoviesIn a filmmakers vs. veterans truth skirmish, Hollywood would lose mightily - at least according to current and former military per...
History
22.5k viewsThe Real Stories Behind The Most Famous Military Pictures Of All TimeThe true stories behind famous military photos show the complexity of war and difficulty of interpreting history. These famous ima...
23.6k viewsFamous People Who Went to Military SchoolOver the years, there have been many famous people who went to military school and celebrities who went to military school did so ...