Thursday, July 2, 2020

Military History

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.

The Ancient Era’s Greatest Wars

Originally, I had five entries, but had to cut things down to four due to content constraints. And I am still a huge fan...

Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers are gigantic naval warships that project national maritime power because of their global strategic reach and offensive mobility. Aircraft carriers are gigantic naval...

A Saga of Courage that Rivals Thermopylae – Saragarhi

Saragarhi is located in Waziristan, which is now part of Pakistan. The entire region is mountainous and is part of the tribal belt known...

The Ghosts of War: Popular Memory and the Battle of the Somme WWI

World War I was a turning-point in Modern European History. In addition to ushering in a new age, it also should be looked at...

The Battle of the Pyramids: Napoleon’s Defeat of Mamluk Forces of Murad and Ibrahim...

Fought on July 21, 1798, the Battle of the Pyramids was fought between the invading French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte and...

Too Close For Comfort: Britain, Ultra, and the Battle of the Atlantic (1941-1943)

In many ways, the Battle of the Atlantic was a turning point in the war. As long as the Germans continued to have the...

The History of Ultra

In the aggregate, World War II was one of the closest conflicts of the modern era. There were many instances where there would have...

Mangal Pandey 1827-1857

On the afternoon of March 29th 1857, a Sepoy of the 34th Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) took aim at his English officer and fired...

Prelude to the Battle of the Falklands 1914

The Falklands was a defining naval battle at the opening of the First World War using a new concept of warship. But how and...

Hadrian’s Wall: Rome’s Northernmost Frontier

The massive, 73-mile (118 Km) long project, in Scotland, served to protect the territory conquered by the legions from the problematic Picts up north. Nobody...