DRB History Issue: World War Two

Soviet Female Fighter Pilots of the WW2
London Necropolis Railway

Exploring little-known, morbid slice of London history
Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Bordeaux, Washington

Exploring Abandoned Places in the Land of Myst
Stunning Art of Ancient Calendars

Time Out of Time: Egyptian & Mayan Wonders
Marvelous Maps and Curious Cartography, Part Three

Fanciful maps depicting countries as unusual characters
Glorious Socialism: Chinese Ladies in Propaganda Posters

Smiling Face of Socialism, Loads of Optimism
Totalitarian Architecture of the Soviet Union

From Constructivism, through Gigantism, to Unapologetic Brutalism
Early "Photoshop" & April Fools Pranks

Beetles that mend your clothing, etc.
The Origin of Familiar Symbols

Fun Facts, plus Weird Art & Photography
Past & Future Plate Tectonics

Earth's crust moves at a snail's pace... we hope

Propaganda Posters of World War Two

Warped, Twisted "Hall of Mirrors" vs. Actual Truth

Abandoned Houses of Super Villains

Stalin, Lavrenti Beria, Osama Bin Laden' Haunted Residences

The Man in the Iron Mask

Strangest way to receive tons of marriage offers

Phantasmagorical Coney Island: City of Fire

Fantastic Amusement Parks from History

Flags of Forgotten Countries,
Part 2

Epic lands, empires, revolutions - with flags to match
Funny Money: Unusual and Fascinating Currency

Works of art, works of forgery and... hyperinflation
Mysterious Non-Egyptians Pyramids

James Gaussman and the Jewelled Pyramid of China
Unusual and Marvelous Maps

Alternate histories, sea monsters, weird politics
Walled Cities: Keeping Out the Joneses

Highlights of the defensive architecture
Britain's Colorful Pub Signs, Part 1

A map to your last night adventures
Postage Stamps From the Future

...and some alternative realities
Flags of Forgotten Countries

Don't just wave a black flag... consider your options
Wonder Weapons of World War Two

Made in Germany, 1940-1945
Medieval Suits of Armor

vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction
Totalitarian Architecture of the Third Reich

Imperial dreams... and the agony of taste
Don't Know Much About...

Awesome Tidbits of Information!
KABOOM! Biggest Blasts in History

Largest Non-Nuclear Explosions
Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines

Slightly Mad Concepts of Early Aviation
Project "Orion": Powered by an Atomic Bomb Machine Gun

NASA's most radical killer asteroid defense
The Last Victorian Leviathan Steam Ship

The "Great Eastern", one of the most spectacular ships ever built!
The Weirdest Examples of Mass Hysteria

Laughter Epidemic, Monster Specters, etc.
Shipwrecks & Sea Disasters

The Beauty & the mystery of the wrecked ships
Fear & Loathing inside
Abandoned Stalin's Mines

Fire & Ice Underground
Russian Imperial Faberge Eggs

Nestled Wonders, killed by Revolution
The New Motor, or
The Steam-Powered Messiah

A locomotive "god" from the Victorian times
The Plain of Jars:
Bombs & Mystery in Laos

Enigmatic stone jars of a deeply spooky nature
Giant Iceberg Aircraft Carrier

Strange Dream of a Frozen Navy
When Weather Changed History

The power of nature revealed in historic events
Modernist Art in Camouflage

Naval fleets as the largest painting canvases in the world.
Strange Tanks, Part 2

Colossal and Unthinkable Monsters
Vintage New York

Marvel Age: The City of Superheroes
Ballistic News

Fear & Loathing Inside Missile Launch Bases
September 11 Premonitions

Uncanny pre-2001 coincidences
Most Unusual Books

From Codex Seraphinianus to pulp sculptures
The Biochemical "Oops" List

Welcome to Weirdsville: "I don't feel so good..."
Abandoned Tunnels &
Vast Underground Spaces

Urban Exploring at its best
The Thermonuclear
"Oops" List

Good Night... and Good Luck to us all
Communist Gothic:
Architecture by Yakov Chernikhov

Soaring Palaces of Communism in Gothic Style
Strange Towers of the Third Reich

Hide from bombs above ground, not under it.
Retro Technology: Cold War Phones

Plus Dialup Computer Mods
Futuristic Concepts from 1900 (!)

If not for the October Revolution...

Strange Tanks

Biggest, smallest and just plain weird tanks

WWII Nazi' Tank Manuals

Unexpectedly hilarious!

Stalin's Cherished Personal Possessions

Humankind's worst tyrant lived in self-imposed asceticism

The Amazing Lighthouse of Henry Winstanley

The Whimsical Lighthouse



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Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Wings, Gears, & Glamorous Ladies

1970s SciFi
DRB Pics-of-the-Day

Grand Space Adventure 1970s Art

"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"

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