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.

Aircraft of the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain became famous as much for the aircraft that were used to fight in it as for what actually happened during...

United States Military Reform Post Civil War

Between 1865 and 1900 the United States' Army and Navy changed in direct relation to the threats the nation faced. The reforms the United States...

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...

The HMS Intrepid, Falkland War Veteran

The Proud HMS Intrepid and her forty year saga that took her through the Cold War, to the Falklands, to eBay. In the past 250-years...

Indian Wars and the Year of Custer: First Guns on the Rosebud

Tension mounts in the Indian Wars as Crook's column is surprise attacked by the same foe he had been pursuing and who would...

Indian War in the West: Rescue at Beecher Island

In a dramatic conclusion to a story of the Indian Wars, the survivors of the Battle of Beecher Island struggle for a better...

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...

Soviet Red Army Withdraws from Afghanistan

Afghanistan has resisted foreign invasions since the ancient times of Alexander the Great, who conquered the world but not the "graveyard of empires." On this...

The Indian Mutiny

The Indian Mutiny of 1857 was preceded by a Sepoy mutiny in Vellore in 1806, caused largely by the insensitive handling of Indian religious...

Formation of the Red Army Cavalry

The 1st Cavalry Army of General Budyonny was formed in 1918 to give the Red Army a mobile striking force and rapid reaction...