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Preview thumbnail for video'A British submarine fires its torpedoes at a Nazi U-boat
A British submarine fires its torpedoes at a Nazi U-boat (3:38)
Preview thumbnail for video'Actual combat footage of the Battle of the Philippine Sea
Actual combat footage of the Battle of the Philippine Sea (3:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Actual combat footage of the Battle of the Philippine Sea
Actual combat footage of the Battle of the Philippine Sea
Preview thumbnail for video'Boeing's fixation with flight made him a millionaire
Boeing's fixation with flight made him a millionaire (2:16)
Preview thumbnail for video'Rare color footage of World War II Navy hazing rituals
Rare color footage of World War II Navy hazing rituals (2:28)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why the U.S. military pushed $10 million worth of helicopters overboard
Why the U.S. military pushed $10 million worth of helicopters overboard (2:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'These women stepped in to fill a World War II pilot shortage
These women stepped in to fill a World War II pilot shortage (1:58)
Preview thumbnail for video'A rare glimpse of pre-war Army life in color
A rare glimpse of pre-war Army life in color (2:26)
Preview thumbnail for video'This SEAL dog prevented a deadly disaster
This SEAL dog prevented a deadly disaster (4:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'The wise U.S. tactic used to win the Battle of Midway
The wise U.S. tactic used to win the Battle of Midway (3:02)
Preview thumbnail for video'When Air Traffic Control realized a 9/11 flight was gone
When Air Traffic Control realized a 9/11 flight was gone (3:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'A polar bear is released back into the wild via helicopter
A polar bear is released back into the wild via helicopter (2:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'These hidden heroes protect your flight from lethal weather
These hidden heroes protect your flight from lethal weather (3:30)
Preview thumbnail for video'This sailor got sucked inside a jet engine.
This sailor got sucked inside a jet engine. (1:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Apollo 8 astronaut took the famous
This Apollo 8 astronaut took the famous "Earthrise" photograph (2:43)
Preview thumbnail for video'We're all made of stardust. Here's how.
We're all made of stardust. Here's how. (3:29)
Preview thumbnail for video'Is this scene from
Is this scene from "Die Hard" really possible? (2:19)
Preview thumbnail for video'This veteran's suggestion made filming World War II easier
This veteran's suggestion made filming World War II easier (2:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'The most beautiful view of South Africa's Tswaing crater
The most beautiful view of South Africa's Tswaing crater (2:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Inside look at Elon Musk-funded Mars Simulation Project
Inside look at Elon Musk-funded Mars Simulation Project (2:42)
Preview thumbnail for video'Richard Branson speaks on plan for space tourism
Richard Branson speaks on plan for space tourism (2:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'AirAsia Flight 8501 plummets into the Java Sea mid-flight
AirAsia Flight 8501 plummets into the Java Sea mid-flight (2:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'Photographer witnesses final moments before plane crash
Photographer witnesses final moments before plane crash (3:19)
Preview thumbnail for video'This pilot made an emergency landing a shallow river
This pilot made an emergency landing a shallow river (3:21)
Preview thumbnail for video'This inventor made the famed D-Day swimming tanks
This inventor made the famed D-Day swimming tanks (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Jaguar uses aerospace aluminum to build its cars
Why Jaguar uses aerospace aluminum to build its cars (3:09)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did this co-pilot willfully crash into the French Alps?
Did this co-pilot willfully crash into the French Alps? (3:15)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why this Rolls-Royce Starlight feature costs $12,000
Why this Rolls-Royce Starlight feature costs $12,000 (1:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'A 1988 flight from Denver crashes in bad weather
A 1988 flight from Denver crashes in bad weather (3:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'This minor detour led to disaster for Flight 706
This minor detour led to disaster for Flight 706 (3:25)