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Here we will delve into the world of human armed struggle on the battlefield, in the air, and on the seas. Covering naval history, land warfare, and aerospace conflict, find articles as varied as the Guerrilla Campaigns in Missouri during the American Civil War, to biographies of military leaders and despots.

American Civil War Principles

The American Civil War demonstrated the principles of warfare, which are historic military instructions for commanders and military officers. The American Civil War was an...

How Cats Were Used in Warfare: Feline Soldiers and Saviors

From ancient Egypt and Persia to Europe in World War II, cats were used in warfare as shields, gas detectors and early warning systems...

History of the British Army in Brief

From a sea of red, to a thin red line, to camouflaged elite soldiers, no organization has made a greater impact through history than...

New Zealand Armed Forces in the Korean War

North and South Korea were assured of a future apart with the Korean War of sixty years ago. A number of nations became involved,...

An Overview of the Cold War

Generally the Cold War is considered to have begun in the late 1940s to 1990, and left the US as the only remaining superpower. The...

The 19th Century Carlist Wars of Spain

The Carlist Wars are a series of conflicts over succession to the throne that rocked Spain for half of the 19th Century. Named after a...

North American F-107 – The Best Fighter that Never Was

The United States Air Force rejection of the F-107 as its next tactical fighter bomber is considered one of the greatest military blunders of...

The Cossacks Are Coming, Aren’t They?

The misinterpreted Russian Navy mission in the US Civil War may have accidentally helped the North win the conflict. In 1863, it looked as if...

The HMS Intrepid, Falkland War Veteran

The Proud HMS Intrepid and her forty year saga that took her through the Cold War, to the Falklands, to eBay. In the past 250-years...

Five Important Events in U.S Air Force History

The fascinating U.S Air Force had a turbulent history in the beginning stages of its life. The United States Air Force is the youngest branch...

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The Story Behind Christmas Carols

During the pre-Christian days in Europe, carols were originally pagan songs celebrating the winter solstice. In ancient Rome and Greece, the people sang carols for...

Medieval Christmas Traditions

The Christmas of the Middle Ages combined a rich mixture of secular, pagan Druid customs with the evolving religious Christian traditions. The Christmas celebrations of...

History and Meaning of Black Friday

Hordes of edgy predawn shoppers line up for hours outside stores on the day after Thanksgiving for deals, deals, deals! Everyone knows that Black Friday...