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 Siberian White Army 1918-1923

The counter-revolutionary White forces in Siberia started much like those in the South had in 1917. As in the Ukraine and number of Cossack...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Archimedes’ War Machines and the Siege of Syracuse

Archimedes, a Greek who lived in the Sicilian port of Syracuse in the third century BC, was an ingenious inventor, best known for shouting...

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...