Wednesday, July 8, 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.

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...

Swedish Neutrality in World War II: Fact or Fiction?

The Scandinavian Kingdom of Sweden declared neutrality during the Second World War but, was it really nonaligned? Since 1815 when the Napoleonic Wars finally ended,...

Life in the trenches during World War I

The Western Front. A series of trenches that eventually stretched 440 miles from the North Sea coastline of France, to the country's border with...

The use of trenches during World War I

Trench warfare must have been a totally horrible and demoralising experience for those soldiers at the front line. Looking back almost a hundred years...

Casualties of World War I

There is no question that the Great War - later to become known as World War One - was the most violent. Bloodiest conflicts...

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,...

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...

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...

How Cats Were Used in Warfare: Feline Soldiers and Saviors

From ancient Egypt and Persia to Europe in World War II, cats were used in warfare as shields, gas detectors and early warning systems...

History of the British Army in Brief

From a sea of red, to a thin red line, to camouflaged elite soldiers, no organization has made a greater impact through history than...