Friday, June 24, 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.

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...

The Ancient Era’s Greatest Wars

Originally, I had five entries, but had to cut things down to four due to content constraints. And I am still a huge fan...

Japanese Balloon Bombs of WWII: The Empire of Japan’s use of one way free...

A Coast Guard Reserve patrol boat of the “Corsair fleet” recovered from the sea around San Pedro California a water logged pile of gummed...

The Siberian White Army 1918-1923

The counter-revolutionary White forces in Siberia started much like those in the South had in 1917. As in the Ukraine and number of Cossack...

The Effect of the Caste System on the Warfare of the Hindus

The Hindu religion has divided society on what is referred to as the caste system. The caste system is very rigid and lays down...

Indian War in the West: The Battle of Beecher Island

During the Cheyenne Indian Wars, the Battle of Beecher Island was waged between a desperate party of scouts and a large, angry enemy...

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...

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...

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...

Monty and Patton: Unfriendly Allies

On August 17, 1943, grinning American troops from the 3rd Infantry Division greeted British commandoes as they entered the city of Messina, on the...