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That Time Imperial Japan Tried to Bomb the U.S. Using Hydrogen Balloons

Approximately 9,000 balloons packed with explosives drifted toward American shores...

By Tim Kirkpatrick, We Are the Mighty

A Most Dangerous Humanitarian Mission: When Allied Pilots Dropped Food Into Nazi Occupied Territory

The best planes for the job were bombers—aircraft that German artillery units fired upon at every opportunity.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

Moe Berg: The Boston Red Sox Catcher Who May Have Changed the Course of World War II

The third-string catcher secretly served as a spy for American intelligence during WWII...

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

That Time an Army Officer Tried to Reach the Center of the Earth

He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

4 of the Craziest Assassination Attempts in U.S. History

Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

6 Strange Military Disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle

“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”

By Eric Milzarski, We Are the Mighty

The French General Who Broke Free from an Inescapable Nazi Prison

The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

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