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Friday, June 21, 2024

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.

Cold War History: This Wondrous Zero-G Pen: A Cold War Icon

Sitting on my desk right now is a Fisher Space Pen. Open, it measures about 5.5" long, and weighs in at a little less...

Japanese Balloon Bombs of WWII: The Empire of Japan’s use of one way free...

A Coast Guard Reserve patrol boat of the “Corsair fleet” recovered from the sea around San Pedro California a water logged pile of gummed...

Russian Imperial Guard 1905-1916

The Russian Imperial Guards formed in 1683 from 50 childhood playmates by Peter the Great had by 1905 swollen to a force of...

Saudi Arabian History and Military

Saudi Arabia's military has been experiencing modernization with the assistance from foreign powers to protect its oil reserves. Although the employment of arms for the...

Adlerstag, Knickebeins, and Bletchey Park: Britain, Ultra, and the Battle of Britain, 1940

The Battle of Britain began in the summer of 1940, right after the collapse of France. It lasted through the end of October when...

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...

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...

The Red Army 1917-1923

Formed from mutinous soldiers, armed factory workers and peasant conscripts, the Red Army prevailed through force of arms in the six-year-long Russian Civil War. When...

Indian Wars and the Year of Custer: The Battle of the Rosebud

During the Indian Wars, General George Crook was denied victory in the Battle of the Rosebud due to inaccurate presumptions and ineffective tactics. The...

Indian Wars and the Year of George Custer: The Offensive of 1876

The Great Sioux War started over who controlled the Black Hills. A flawed battle plan ensured bloodshed on both sides, including that of...