The Military Used To Drop Troops Behind Enemy Lines With Gliders

These one-time use, engineless aircraft would be towed in pairs near to the front lines of battle carrying troops or supplies to bolster advancing forces. Released high above the opposing forces, pilot's would practically crash land into enemy territory abandoning the lame craft as they joined the action. » 11/26/14 9:21am 11/26/14 9:21am

This Gorgeous Warbird Is More Phoenix Than Mustang

The P-51 Mustang is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. These long-range, single-seater fighter-bombers served throughout the Second World War as well as during in Korea before being relegated to scrap yards. But many have survived, some in the most unlikely of places. You'll never guess what quiet… » 6/27/13 8:40pm 6/27/13 8:40pm

Tour D-Day Normandy's Surreal Destruction in These Rare Color Photos

Yesterday marked the 69th anniversary of D-day, the largest amphibious invasion in history and the beginning of the end for the Axis Powers. After 160,000 US, British, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy and secured a foothold for the Allies, war photographer Frank Scherschel surveyed the French town's… » 6/08/13 7:14pm 6/08/13 7:14pm

ArtOTD: Jeryd Sitting Priddy

Hi. I'm Mailbox Cancer. That pseudonym doesn't really mean anything. I'm a lot like you: I love anything with four wheels and a seat (sometimes two wheels) and rely on the minds here at Jalopnik to spoon feed me my daily automotive journalism. It's sometimes purely informational, at other times ridiculous asinine… » 2/19/13 7:11pm 2/19/13 7:11pm