Sunday, May 29, 2022

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 Growth of Militarism in Japan from 1868 to 1941

Internal changes and foreign threats that began in the 1860s launched Japan towards a militaristic government and society that culminated in World War...

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...

Royal Marine Commandos in the Korean War

United Kingdom's elite Marines fought alongside their American and South Korean Marine brethren from 1950 to 1952. The Korean War, fought from 1950 to 1952,...

The Civil War Coehorn Mortar

The Coehorn Mortar Models of 1838 and 1841, were used by both sides during the Civil War. The weapon was named after a Dutch...

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...

The German Invasion and Occupation of Greece, 1941- 44

500,000 Greeks died and many more were displaced as German forces invaded Greece from recently conquered Yugoslavia. Communist forces resisted the Germans. The Greek Army...

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...

Royal Navy Rations in the Early 19th Century Facts and Myths

Royal Navy rations in the early 19th Century were thought to be mainly 'hard tack', salt pork and a gallon of beer, but recent...

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...

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...