Saturday, April 13, 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.

Russian Women’s Legion of Death

The organization, war record, and short-lived history of the battalions of the Russian Women's Legion of Death that fought in World War One and...

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...

Indian War in the West: The Battle of Powder River

During the Indian Wars, the Battle of Powder River equated to a hollow army victory that foreshadowed doom for George Custer at Little...

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,...

History of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) and the Rise of Hitler

Founded in 1919, the Nazi party remained until the loss of World War Two and Hitler's suicide in 1945. Read on for a brief...

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...

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...

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...

Faris: Medieval Muslim Horsemen

These horsemen came from many different parts of the middle east and most retained an appearance reflecting their ethnic origins, with long hair and...

The Greatest Deception of All Time: Britain, Ultra, and D-Day

D-Day was, probably, the most decisive battle of the Second World War. It was the largest amphibious invasion of all time - over 155,000...