Atomic Army

Latest stories

2h
Channel NewsAsia
Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures supportwith the Americans on the big issues (of security) - and in the end, the ones t
Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures support
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
with the Americans on the big issues (of security) - and in the end, the ones to pay the price will be us," Herzog told army radio. Israel is believed to be the only country in the Middle East with atomic bombs, although it has never confirmed... Read more
610 related stories
2h
The New Age
Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures supportwith the Americans on the big issues (of security) -- and in the end, the ones
Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures support
The New Age / Posted 2 hours ago
with the Americans on the big issues (of security) -- and in the end, the ones to pay the price will be us," Herzog told army radio. Israel is believed to be the only country in the Middle East with atomic bombs, although it has never confirmed... Read more
610 related stories
5h
The Hindu
China makes a political statement with impressive display of home-grown missilesXi Jinping softened the message of China’s growing military clout by announcing
China makes a political statement with impressive display of home-grown missiles
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
Xi Jinping softened the message of China’s growing military clout by announcing that the size of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would be reduced by 300,000. This will be the fourth reduction of forces in the 2.3 million strong armed forces in... Read more
60 related stories
5h
Manila Bulletin
China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacularof Japan’s defeat in World War II. With concerns rife over China’s rise, Xi an
China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacular
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
of Japan’s defeat in World War II. With concerns rife over China’s rise, Xi announced that the People’s Liberation Army — the world’s largest military — would be reduced by 300,000 personnel, although the defence ministry said the cuts... Read more
9 related stories
6h
thebee
US Marks 70th Anniversary Of End Of WWIIgathered on the deck of the now decommissioned battleship USS Missouri. Japane
US Marks 70th Anniversary Of End Of WWII
thebee / Posted 6 hours ago
gathered on the deck of the now decommissioned battleship USS Missouri. Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and Army General Yoshijiro Umezu signed formal surrender documents on the same deck on 2 September, 1945. Allied leaders... Read more
74 related stories
7h
The Columbus Dispatch
At Ohio town halls, Tiberi, Bolton say deal only helps Irannot over." One controversial aspect of the agreement allows Iran to get up to
At Ohio town halls, Tiberi, Bolton say deal only helps Iran
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
not over." One controversial aspect of the agreement allows Iran to get up to 24 days of notice before the International Atomic Energy Agency can inspect its facilities. “That’d be like me as a dad telling my daughters, ‘You know what? You can... Read more
16h
Local 12 Cincinnati
Air Power History Tour: Last flying B-29 on displayfortress bomber. 3970 B-29s were built, Fifi is the only one still flying. The
Air Power History Tour: Last flying B-29 on display
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 16 hours ago
fortress bomber. 3970 B-29s were built, Fifi is the only one still flying. The particular B-29 was delivered to the US army air force July 31, 1945. But it never saw combat because around a week later, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and... Read more
18h
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
A chance to burnish China's imagemight have otherwise been free to fight Allied forces in the Pacific, Tokyo's s
A chance to burnish China's image
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
might have otherwise been free to fight Allied forces in the Pacific, Tokyo's surrender is generally attributed to the U.S. atomic bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as the Soviet Union's invasion of Manchuria, the northern Chinese... Read more
85 related stories
1d
The Atlantic
The Hardest Places in the World to Visitthat, when in the armed services of my country, I had proudly and patriotically
The Hardest Places in the World to Visit
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
that, when in the armed services of my country, I had proudly and patriotically helped write and edit the official U.S. Army manual on the construction and location of latrines. (Unfortunately, and despite my good intentions, that left me no... Read more
1d
Orange County Register
As economy falters, military parade offers chance to burnish China's imagemight have otherwise been free to fight Allied forces in the Pacific, Tokyo’s s
As economy falters, military parade offers chance to burnish China's image
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
might have otherwise been free to fight Allied forces in the Pacific, Tokyo’s surrender is generally attributed to the U.S. atomic bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as the Soviet Union’s invasion of Manchuria, the northern Chinese... Read more
85 related stories
1d
The Wilmington Star-News
End of World War II brought uncertain futuresurvived emergency planning and fixing, Wilmington needed cooling down. Outside
End of World War II brought uncertain future
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
survived emergency planning and fixing, Wilmington needed cooling down. Outside actions helped. In late 1944 the Army closed Camp Davis (finally shuttered in 1946 following brief reactivations) and Fort Fisher, and in late 1945... Read more
2d
The Wilmington Star-News
End of WWII brought uncertain futuresurvived emergency planning and fixing, Wilmington needed cooling down. Outside
End of WWII brought uncertain future
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
survived emergency planning and fixing, Wilmington needed cooling down. Outside actions helped. In late 1944 the Army closed Camp Davis (finally shuttered in 1946 following brief reactivations) and Fort Fisher, and in late 1945... Read more
2d
International Business Times
August a bad month for anniversaries in JapanJapan's acceptance of defeat, 15 August 1946, and is part of the conclusion of
August a bad month for anniversaries in Japan
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Japan's acceptance of defeat, 15 August 1946, and is part of the conclusion of an essay on the shock effect caused by the atomic bombs for The Pacific Historical Review (November 1998) by Sadao Asada, then Professor of International History at... Read more
3d
Illawarra Mercury
Tsunami rolls towards Libyaa son and his family in Yokohama, and it was in Japan that I witnessed the cata
Tsunami rolls towards Libya
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
a son and his family in Yokohama, and it was in Japan that I witnessed the catastrophic consequences of the world’s first atomic bombing 65 years ago. What is of overwhelming importance, however, is the huge cost of life caused by the tsunami, and... Read more
4d
Business Insider
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacksAs the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the seco
The US may have to go after the 'Great Firewall' to stop China's cyber-attacks
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
As the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the second world war in Asia 70 years ago, a digital deterrent of a similar magnitude could be Washington’s only way to stop cyber attacks from the latest Asian aggressor, China,... Read more
4d
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Texan recalls time 70 years ago as POW during WWIIFORT WORTH, Texas >> A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in
Texan recalls time 70 years ago as POW during WWII
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
FORT WORTH, Texas >> A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth. The picture was taken in 1944 when Fiske Hanley was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He had just... Read more
4d
Bangor Daily News
World War II veteran traced census records, UMaine yearbook onlineand the traditional medley of songs that brought the veterans to their feet whe
World War II veteran traced census records, UMaine yearbook online
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
and the traditional medley of songs that brought the veterans to their feet when their branch of service was honored — Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and Navy. Seventy years. That means our surviving World War II veterans are at least... Read more
6d
New Now Next
"Celebrity Big Brother": Jenna Jameson, Austin Armocost, Tila Tequila, Daniel Baldwin Enter The Houseepisode and call it tacky. To represent the British, the production team drago
"Celebrity Big Brother": Jenna Jameson, Austin Armocost, Tila Tequila, Daniel Baldwin Enter The House
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
episode and call it tacky. To represent the British, the production team dragooned some interns into badly fitting army costumes (the ones with the big, bouffant, bear-skin hats) and forced then to march arhythmically down the runway. For... Read more
26 related stories
7d
SiliconIndia
3 Indians Named as Fellows by American Society for Metalsassistant professor at UC Riverside and he was selected for his scientific lead
3 Indians Named as Fellows by American Society for Metals
SiliconIndia / Posted 7 days ago
assistant professor at UC Riverside and he was selected for his scientific leadership, management, and advocacy of the US Army materials research efforts, and in particular for the development and support of new advanced lightweight metals and... Read more
7d
The Jewish Press
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran DealUnder the terms of the JCPOA and a secret side deal(to which the United States
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
Under the terms of the JCPOA and a secret side deal(to which the United States is not privy), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be responsible for inspections under suchsevere limitations as to prevent them from reliably... Read more
7d
The Hindu
Three Indians named as Fellows by American Society for Metalsassistant professor at UC Riverside and he was selected for his scientific lead
Three Indians named as Fellows by American Society for Metals
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
assistant professor at UC Riverside and he was selected for his scientific leadership, management, and advocacy of the U.S. Army materials research efforts, and in particular for the development and support of new advanced lightweight metals and... Read more
7d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
National Newssaid two brothers going home from a baseball game attacked a homeless man with
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
said two brothers going home from a baseball game attacked a homeless man with a metal pole.More >> WATCH: First Army Ranger-qualified women speak at part of media roundtableWATCH: First Army Ranger-qualified women speak at part of media... Read more
7d
Berkshire Eagle
Neal urged to take stand on Iran nuclear dealexchange for imposed limitations on the country's nuclear program. Under the t
Neal urged to take stand on Iran nuclear deal
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
exchange for imposed limitations on the country's nuclear program. Under the terms, Iran won't be able to produce enough atomic materials to produce a nuclear warhead for at least a decade, with enforcement coming in the form of international... Read more
8d
Maneater
How we learned to hate the bombto begin the construction of nuclear weapons in a clandestine program famously
How we learned to hate the bomb
Maneater / Posted 8 days ago
to begin the construction of nuclear weapons in a clandestine program famously coined “The Manhattan Project.” Thus, the Atomic Age began. The first ever uranium bomb was dropped as a test in Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945. Less than a... Read more
8d
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The last one to die in the Good Warof Tony Marchione probably doesn’t mean a thing to you. A place known as Yontan
The last one to die in the Good War
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
of Tony Marchione probably doesn’t mean a thing to you. A place known as Yontan, Okinawa, a four-piston engine and a former Army Air Corps bomber designated as a B-32 and named Hobo Queen II probably aren’t ringing any bells, either. But 70 years... Read more
8d
The Washington Times
PAUL VALLELY, DENNY HANEY: Iran nuclear breakout imminent thanks to China, North Korea, Russiaa nuclear weapon, and the devil is in the details. Among the details are side a
PAUL VALLELY, DENNY HANEY: Iran nuclear breakout imminent thanks to China, North Korea, Russia
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
a nuclear weapon, and the devil is in the details. Among the details are side agreements between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency. We have learned that one of those arrangements calls for Iran to actually be its own inspecting... Read more
9d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UN will spend millions monitoring Iran U.N. plans $157M to monitor Iran nukes UK restricts air shows after fatal crash Sierra Leone releases last Ebola patient US Army building near Tokyo explodesHunter flights. That restriction remains in place. U.N. plans $157M to monitor
UN will spend millions monitoring Iran U.N. plans $157M to monitor Iran nukes UK restricts air shows after fatal crash Sierra Leone releases last Ebola patient US Army building near Tokyo explodes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Hunter flights. That restriction remains in place. U.N. plans $157M to monitor Iran nukes VIENNA -- The United Nations' atomic agency tasked with monitoring Iranian compliance with last month's nuclear deal said the work will cost about $10.5... Read more
9d
NBC 29 Charlottesville
Safety Project Underway on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co.is offering free admission on Tuesday to celebrate the National Park Service's
Safety Project Underway on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co.
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
is offering free admission on Tuesday to celebrate the National Park Service's 99th anniversary.Full Story Decorated U.S. Army and Air Force Vet Passes AwayDecorated U.S. Army and Air Force Vet Passes Away Louis F. Tornabene was a flight engineer... Read more
10d
Brandon Sun
Here's a look at how the rival Koreas have, for decades, mastered pulling back from the brinkmeeting to check South Korea's military readiness against North Korea's militar
Here's a look at how the rival Koreas have, for decades, mastered pulling back from the brink
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
meeting to check South Korea's military readiness against North Korea's military attack at the headquarters of Third Army in Yongin, South Korea. Once again, the Koreas are trying to disentangle themselves from violence and threats of war -... Read more
2518 related stories
10d
The Champaign News-Gazette
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'and associate professor of English. But he was only one year out of high schoo
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
and associate professor of English. But he was only one year out of high school when he was about to be drafted into the Army in 1943. He figured he'd be a truck driver; there weren't many options for black soldiers. A Marine recruiter pulled... Read more
10d
Ipswich Star
Douglas Garnett escaped death in Burma, earned the Military Cross for exemplary bravery but remained modest about his heroic actionsGarnett watches as commander in chief Sir Claude Auchinlech inspects men of 25
Douglas Garnett escaped death in Burma, earned the Military Cross for exemplary bravery but remained modest about his heroic actions
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 days ago
Garnett watches as commander in chief Sir Claude Auchinlech inspects men of 25 Mountain regiment Royal Indian Army at Hlegu in Burma in 1945 The war in Europe might have ended in May, 1945, but the violence continued in the Far East... Read more
10d
Tribune Chronicle
Vet helped transport bomb crewJoseph Badanjek, 90, a Navy Armed Guard during World War II, said his older bro
Vet helped transport bomb crew
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Joseph Badanjek, 90, a Navy Armed Guard during World War II, said his older brother, George, went into the Army and came home and told the family of what it was like being in Texas and marching for 30 miles in the desert with a full fuel pack on his... Read more
10d
Daily Mirror
Hiroshima survivor describes how he slept through biggest blast in human historybomb survivor has spoken of the moment he slept through the biggest explosion i
Hiroshima survivor describes how he slept through biggest blast in human history
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
bomb survivor has spoken of the moment he slept through the biggest explosion in human history. Minoru Oka, 89, was in an army barracks close to the epicentre of the blast which killed around 80,000 people. His friends perished outside in an... Read more
11d
Daily Mail
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadlineleads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju,
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadline
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea Preparations: South Korean army's multiple rocket launch systems are deployed in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two... Read more
2518 related stories
11d
Daily Record
Fears over security at Scotland's nuclear bases as union say too many cops have been axed Fears over security at Scotland's nuclear bases as union say too many cops have been axedMDP also guard the top-secret listening centre at Government Communications Hea
Fears over security at Scotland's nuclear bases as union say too many cops have been axed Fears over security at Scotland's nuclear bases as union say too many cops have been axed
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
MDP also guard the top-secret listening centre at Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham, the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire and government defence offices in Whitehall. Keating... Read more
11d
walesonline
John Watkins survived a posting to Hiroshima in WWII. Here is his storyJohn Watkins was deployed to Hiroshima in 1945, days after the US dropped an at
John Watkins survived a posting to Hiroshima in WWII. Here is his story
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
John Watkins was deployed to Hiroshima in 1945, days after the US dropped an atomic bomb. Today he is in remission from stomach cancer. Yet, now 90 years old, John says he knows 12 other people from Wales who served with him and who have since died... Read more
12d
Daily Mail
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensionspolitical officer, during high-level talks at the truce village of Panmunjom in
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
political officer, during high-level talks at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone South Korean army soldiers ride on their truck in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two countries South Korean... Read more
2518 related stories
12d
Guardian Unlimited
Living in the age of permawaryour body is long gone. What we humans desire in the face of mortality is not
Living in the age of permawar
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
your body is long gone. What we humans desire in the face of mortality is not some biological blurring of boundaries or atomic continuity. What we desire is that what we call our consciousness persists. And so we are drawn, among other things,... Read more
12d
PhysOrg
Graphene oxide's secret properties revealed at atomic leveland modeling approach to become the first to examine the mechanics of this prev
Graphene oxide's secret properties revealed at atomic level
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
and modeling approach to become the first to examine the mechanics of this previously ignored material at the atomic level. What they discovered could potentially unlock the secret to successfully scaling up graphene oxide, an area... Read more
13d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional Newsflood protection is solid as they keep an eye on Danny Hurricane Danny will ho
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
flood protection is solid as they keep an eye on Danny Hurricane Danny will hopefully never pose a threat here, but the Army Corps of Engineers says plans are in place to deal with whatever may happen.More >> Hurricane Danny will hopefully... Read more
13d
The New Statesman
The Far East prisoners of war who remember '42leaving the prisoner-of-war camp in Yawata and a few weeks earlier seeing nearb
The Far East prisoners of war who remember '42
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
leaving the prisoner-of-war camp in Yawata and a few weeks earlier seeing nearby Nagasaki after it had been flattened by an atomic bomb nicknamed “Fat Man”. He remembers the long journey home via Okinawa, San Francisco, Nova Scotia and the “Queen... Read more
13d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Iran self-inspect deal worries Congress' ArkansansWASHINGTON -- Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Thursd
Iran self-inspect deal worries Congress' Arkansans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Thursday that reports that the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency would allow Iran to self-inspect one of its potential nuclear sites should be reason enough to block the... Read more
478 related stories
13d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsRanger SchoolFemale Ranger students make history, will graduate Ft. Benning's R
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
Ranger SchoolFemale Ranger students make history, will graduate Ft. Benning's Ranger School On Monday, August 17 the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced 94 men and two women met the standards of the Swamp Phase and will graduate the... Read more
13d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional Newslife. (Source: WAFF Staff) On August 6th, 1945 America unleashed the bomb that
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
life. (Source: WAFF Staff) On August 6th, 1945 America unleashed the bomb that would change history and our world. A U.S. Army Air Force bomber named Enola Gay dropped the atomic bomb over Hiroshima that morning. It is a moment, a memory,a... Read more
13d
The Telegraph
That terrible weaponformalities of Japan's Unconditional Surrender to be completed and sealed. It w
That terrible weapon
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
formalities of Japan's Unconditional Surrender to be completed and sealed. It was the Soviet Union's defeat of the Kwantung army in Manchuria - the intervention apprehensively viewed in Washington and London, when both had once sought Soviet help in... Read more
13d
asianage
Zia-ul-Haq irrelevant in Pakistan politics 27 years laterresistance against the Soviets in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhu
Zia-ul-Haq irrelevant in Pakistan politics 27 years later
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
resistance against the Soviets in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had appointed him as the Chief of Army Staff in 1976, over several senior officers. Following increasing civil disorder, Zia-ul-Haq deposed Bhutto in a coup... Read more
14d
The Daily Jeffersonian
World news briefs for Thursday, August 20, 2015Associated Press reported Wednesday on a previously undisclosed side deal betwe
World news briefs for Thursday, August 20, 2015
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 14 days ago
Associated Press reported Wednesday on a previously undisclosed side deal between Iran and the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency that would allow Tehran to use its own inspectors to investigate a site it has been accused of using to... Read more
14d
Quincy Herald-Whig
AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDTAssociated Press reported Wednesday on a previously undisclosed side deal betwe
AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 14 days ago
Associated Press reported Wednesday on a previously undisclosed side deal between Iran and the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency that would allow Tehran to use its own inspectors to investigate a site it has been accused of using to... Read more
14d
Cherokee Tribune
Remembering the end of World War II - Seventy years seems like a long time — and it is — but 70 years ago I participated in the celebration that accompanied the ending of World War II. I remember is as clearly as if it were happening today. I was ...offers to surrender had been extended to Japan but all were rejected. President
Remembering the end of World War II - Seventy years seems like a long time — and it is — but 70 years ago I participated in the celebration that accompanied the ending of World War II. I remember is as clearly as if it were happening today. I was ...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
offers to surrender had been extended to Japan but all were rejected. President Harry S. Truman then ordered that the first atomic bomb be dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. It was dropped and thousands of Japanese were killed but the Japanese War Lords... Read more
15d
Zero Hedge
Is The New U.S. 'Law Of War Manual' Actually ‘Hitlerian'?Department of Defense (DoD) has quietly issued its important Law of War Manual,
Is The New U.S. 'Law Of War Manual' Actually ‘Hitlerian'?
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
Department of Defense (DoD) has quietly issued its important Law of War Manual, and, unlike its predecessor, the 1956 U.S. Army Field Manual, which was not designed to approve of the worst practices by both the United States and its enemies in... Read more
More

People in this news