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.

Indian Wars and the Year of George Custer: Finding the Indians

By May of 1876, Custer and his army moved from three directions to locate and destroy hostile Indians in Montana. The Native Americans...

Famous Recycled Ship Names of the US Navy

Many ship names such as the Hornet, Wasp and Enterprise have been reused over the past 200 years to keep heritage alive in...

US Navy Battleship Classes 1890-1990: From BB1-BB64

The United States Navy built and maintained more 50 battleships over a 100-year period in 3 distinct types. When the USS Wisconsin came off the...

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 White Russian Armies 1917-1923

The Russian Civil War pitted communist Red armies against counter-revolutionary White armies in a six year long armed struggle. This is a look...

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...

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...

The Imperial Russian army of 1914

With 14 million peasant drafts lead by an officer corps one percent of that size, the Russian army was short of every single...

20th Century Genghis Khan

The crazy life of white russian Major General Baron Ungern von Sternberg, psychopathic warlord of Mongolia and Military Buddhist. The Baron Roman Feodorovich (also referred...

The Southern White Army 1917-1920

Under the protection of the Cossacks and aided by a corps of Interventionists, the AFSR White Army of the South fought for three bloody...