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  • History.com: Battle of Guam

    July 21st 1944 saw U.S. forces invade the island of Guam in a bid to reclaim from the Japanese what had been American territory. Take a look at this visually captivating video of the action of the day courtesy of History.com. It is with awe that Cockpit USA witnessed the bravery of the soldiers and the shock fact at the end is worth waiting for!

  • History.com: Vietnam War Tactics

    Aided by the United States, between 1954 and 1975, South Vietnam battled North Vietnam and its communist allies in the Vietnam War. This video courtesy of Cockpit USA favorite, History.com articulates the guerilla warfare tactics employed by the North Vietnamese forces which in turn forced U.S. military leaders to modify their combat strategy and empower their troops to succeed. Yet another insightful short documentary, History.com never fails to capture our interest and intrigue! Take a look for yourself here!

  • History.com: War Photographer

    These days, living in the hey day of the ever advancing world of technology, photography, film and multimedia - sharing has become a piece of pie. Whether or not the convenience of capturing moments and subsequent masses of photos and video have resulted in a loss of meaning is open for debate. However, one thing is for sure - during WWII when the ease of recording anything was hampered by toiling battles and lack of equipment, access to footage of that time is certain to carry weighty sentiment and significance. Taken from the History.com archives of WWII, this short documentary recounts Albert Fagler's experience of discovering film canisters taken by his grandfather, an Army Air Corps photographer during World War Two. Our hearts at Cockpit USA have been sufficiently warmed - take a look for yourself!

     

  • LTB Album Funding Campaign!


    LTB Album Funding Campaign!

    Hey Kickstarters!! We're Lawrence Trailer Band and we need your support to help record our debut album "The Declaration"! We're a trio based out of NYC and have been on the musical grind since the end of 2010.

    It's never an easy task for an up and coming band to record their first album. Nonetheless, we are motivated to bring our fresh new sound to your ears. Like any new band, we're broke! But with it being the 21st century and all, being broke doesn't mean all is lost. Kickstarter is making it possible for bands like us to reach our goals by offering you, the family, friends, fans, and listeners, a chance to be apart of our music.

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  • FADER TV : Shop talk at Cockpit USA

    Formerly known as Avirex, Cockpit USA is an establishment in downtown NYC that we have passed probably about a hundred times. At first glance, it might look like any other megastore on Broadway, but as our own Mobolaji Dawodu discovered last week, a closer look reveals much more than that. Cockpit has a long history with the US military Continue reading

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