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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.

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...

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...

World War I: Assassination and Trouble on the Balkans

The immediate cause of World War I was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. Shortly after, Austria-Hungary declared war...

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...

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...

Bergen-Belsen: Hell on Earth

A World War Two veteran remembers the hell and horror that laid in wait the day the Allies liberated the notorious Nazi concentration...

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...

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...

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...

Operation Mincemeat and the Man Who Never Was

One frustrating problem facing the planners of Operation Husky was the fact that Sicily, sitting like a stepping stone between North Africa and the...
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