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‘Enemy At The Gates’ Shows Soviet Propaganda At Work

Enemy at the Gates tells the story of Soviet sniper Vasili Zaitsev as both a game of cat and mouse a...

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Forget Flowers: Veteran-Made Gift Options for Mother’s Day

Beat the clock and get Mom a gift that shows how much you really appreciate her. You’re not on your own; we’ve compiled a list of veteran-made gifts to help guide you in the right direction.

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Why Are These 5 Navy SEAL Movies So Popular?

Navy SEALs with Charlie Sheen inspired a generation of team guys. No, seriously. Some real hitters with dozens of combat deployments learned about the unit because of that movie. Go figure.

Alfred Hitchcock, ‘1917’, and the Single-Take Illusion

The claustrophobic trenches of Sam Mendes’ World War I epic, "1917," offer one of the most anxiety-inducing settings of any war film since "Das Boot."

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Black Rifle Founder Evan Hafer’s 5 Essential Books for Succeeding in Business

Black Rifle Coffee Company’s CEO Evan Hafer is an avid reader. We sat down with the ex-Green Beret to discuss some of his favorite books and how they helped him build America’s coffee company.

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‘The Gift’ Explores the Life and Legacy of Medal of Honor Recipient Jason Dunham

"The Gift" tells the story of the first Marine to receive the Medal of Honor after the Vietnam War. ...

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‘A Word Like God’: New Book From Army Ranger Leo Jenkins

In his latest poetry collection, Ranger-turned-writer Leo Jenkins turns away from war to explore cosmic themes of faith, fatherhood, and art.

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BJ Baldwin’s ‘Recoil Reloaded’ Is an Ultra-Caffeinated Mini Movie

Black Rifle Coffee Company and trophy truck racer BJ Baldwin just dropped "Recoil Reloaded: Sand & Sky." Go behind the scenes of this heart-pumping short film with Coffee or Die.

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Marine Sniper-Turned-MMA Fighter Takes on ‘Naked and Afraid’

After surviving combat, mixed martial arts training, and a trip to Guyana’s caiman-infested jungles, Justin Governale has a simple tip: Suck less. Do better.

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Travis Pastrana Qualifies For Daytona 500

Former X Games thrill-seeker Travis Pastrana said racing in the Daytona 500 was one of his last motorsports goals and this was his last, best shot to get there.

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Travis Pastrana Gears Up for ‘Sink or Swim’ Attempt To Qualify for the Daytona 500

Black Rifle Coffee Company athlete Travis Pastrana conquered the worlds of motocross and rally racin...

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Robert Heinlein: The Navy Vet Who Pioneered Sci-Fi

The dean of science fiction combined his experiences in the Navy with his knowledge as an aeronautical engineer to create genre-transforming novels.

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What Great Movies Got Right About the Battle of Iwo Jima

Hollywood got a lot wrong about the Battle of Iwo Jima, but not everything. Here are the best films on the subject and a breakdown of what they got right.

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‘Saving Private Ryan’: The Greatest War Movie

Steven Spielberg’s 'Saving Private Ryan' raised the bar for war films and changed the genre forever.

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‘Mission: Impossible’ — The Most Underappreciated Spy Franchise in Cinematic History

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The Rambo Knife: From Survival Tool to ‘Heartstopper’

Used merely as a survival tool in “First Blood,” the iconic Rambo knife proved to be much more than just a glorified can opener in the film's sequels.

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Mat Best’s Latest Song Will Have You Decking the Halls With Redneck Sh*t

This new Christmas song might be catchy enough to finally silence Mariah Carey.

Need for Speed: McLaren, Skunk Works Teaming Up Because Why Not?

Skunk Works, the legendary aircraft builder behind the SR-71, announced a partnership with supercar builder McLaren to share “technologies.”

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Coffee or Die Magazine’s (Totally Unbiased) 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Time is running out for Christmas gifts that are guaranteed to make it to your house in time for the holidays. But Black Rifle Coffee Company has your back.

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Lisa Jaster's Trailblazing Journey Through War and Ranger School

Lt. Col. Lisa Jaster talks about being among the first women at Ranger School and fighting in the early days of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

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5 Film Appearances of the Legendary Headless Horseman

The headless horseman has haunted Sleepy Hollow for more than 200 years and has appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some are notably better than others.

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‘Black Hawk Down’ Veteran Matt Eversmann Is on a Mission To Highlight the Tough Realities of Those Who Serve

After 20 years in the Army, soldier-turned-author Matt Eversmann continues to serve by telling the s...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: ‘Apocalypse Now’

Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic “Apocalypse Now” is one of the most recognizable war movies ever made, yet few fans are familiar with the insane story behind its production.

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WATCH: Trailer Released for China’s Blatant ‘Top Gun’ Knockoff

China released a new trailer for the “Top Gun” imitation “Born to Fly,” marking the latest in a series of Chinese military movies.

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3 Episodes of ‘M*A*S*H’ That Prove the Show Is Still Relevant 50 Years Later

First aired in 1972, M*A*S*H paved the way for a whole genre of dark comedies, yet even today the show still feels uniquely original.

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The US Space Force Just Released Its Official Song and It’s ‘Supra’ Awful

With the debut of its official anthem, “Semper Supra,” the US Space Force has just solidified its place as America’s weirdest and wackiest military branch.

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The Greatest Generation: 5 Essential Books About World War II

These five books examine World War II from different perspectives, helping create a more complete picture of the largest conflict in human history.

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: ‘Fury’

David Ayer’s 2014 World War II drama captured the brutal reality of tank warfare like no other film....

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The Grizzly Attack Survivor Who Had Himself Beaten, Hit by a Truck, and Set Ablaze To Create ‘Bearproof’ Suit

Free to watch on YouTube, the long-forgotten documentary Project Grizzly chronicles one man’s epic quest to confront the bear that nearly killed him.

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Marine Turned Author Bill Bee on Dodging Death in Marjah and His New Book, ‘The Shot’

With his memoir hitting shelves, Bill Bee opens up about his band geek origins, fighting the Taliban, and the photo that made him famous.

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WATCH: Taliban ‘Pilot’ Successfully Flies American Black Hawk Straight Into Ground

Several Taliban members were killed over the weekend when a pilot crashed a Black Hawk. Remember, friends don’t let friends fly helicopters if they don't know how.

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WATCH: UFC Fighter Paddy the Baddy Taps Out 10 Marines in a Row at Camp Pendleton

UFC lightweight Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett visited the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and kinda wrecked shop.

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Before ‘Generation Kill,’ Alexander Skarsgård Served in the Swedish Navy’s Elite SäkJakt Unit

Alexander Skarsgård might be best-known for his roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, but the Swedish actor also did big things in the Swedish Navy.

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New Graphic Novel Honors Delta Snipers Killed in ‘Black Hawk Down’ Battle

A new graphic novel by the Association of the United States Army recounts the heroic actions of Delt...

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How This Marine Went From al Anbar to the New York Times 10 Best Books List

Marine Corps veteran Phil Klay is the author of two novels and a collection of essays.

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