This is true. And it’s terrifying. It reads like an Ian Fleming or Tom Clancy thriller. But it’s real. 0138 … Continue reading 51 Years Ago Today: The Nuclear Nightmare of Savage Mountain.
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. 02:18 Local, 21 November, 1970. 23.27 Miles west of Hanoi, North Vietnam. Son Tay … Continue reading Successful Failure: The Son Tay Raid.
09:26, 8 June 1966. General Electric Aerial Publicity Photo Shoot. Flight Level 320, 17 Miles northeast of Barstow, California. “MIDAIR! MIDAIR!” … Continue reading Crash of The Valkyrie.
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. When a manned aircraft approaches the speed of the sound it is thought to … Continue reading 68 Years Ago Today: Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier.