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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.

Harpers Ferry Model 1803 – The US Army’s First Rifle

The first rifle designed exclusively for the US Army was made at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, site of the infamous John Brown raid. Subject...

Spanish Civil War Crimes: Both Sides Were Guilty

During the Spanish Civil War some 300,000 people die; mostly, innocent victims murdered by both the Nationalist and the Republican forces. Brought about mainly...

Famous Recycled Ship Names of the US Navy

Many ship names such as the Hornet, Wasp and Enterprise have been reused over the past 200 years to keep heritage alive in...

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...

Russian Imperial Guards ORBAT 1917

A list of the units assigned to the Tsar's own Russian Imperial Guard at its apogee on March 12, 1917- during the Russian...

US Coast Guard Traditions and Honors

Of Surfmen, Cuttermen, Albatross, Pterodactyls, Mariners, and Queens, the US Coast Guard has several unique and colorful awards and references. The United States Coast...

The Men of the West: John “Portegee” or “Portuguese” Phillips

During the Indian Wars, a tragedy suffered by the US Army would spawn the birth of heroic legend for John "Portegee" Phillips on the...

Indian Wars and the Year of Custer: Reno’s Reconnaissance

In preparation for the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Major Marcus Reno lead a scouting party to locate the enemy Sioux and Cheyenne...

Indian Wars Battles: The Hayfield Fight

The Hayfield Fight of 1867 was a battle pitting Sioux and Cheyenne warriors against the US Army in a feat of courage, good...

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...
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