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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.

Baratovs Corps Combat Record

Baratov's cavalry corps in Persia, forgotten and far from home during the Russian Revolution, refused to stop fighting during World War One. Lieutenant General Nikolai...

The Napoleonic Wars and Guerrilla Tactics: The Iberian Peninsula and Unconventional Warfare

During the Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon's occupation of the Iberian Peninsula prompted one of the greatest outbreaks of unconventional warfare in military history. In July 1807,...

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...

The Victoria Cross – Awarded for Acts of Bravery During War Time

The Victoria Cross formerly known as the Imperial Victoria Cross was originally created by Queen Victoria for acts of bravery during wartime The Australian public,...

The Cossacks Are Coming, Aren’t They?

The misinterpreted Russian Navy mission in the US Civil War may have accidentally helped the North win the conflict. In 1863, it looked as if...

Indian War in the West: Prelude to the Battle of Wolf Mountains

As Indian War in the west drew to a conclusion, Crazy Horse prepared to do battle with Colonel Nelson Miles in the harsh...

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...

What If Belgium Hadn’t Been Invaded in 1914?

World War I still evokes controversy, after almost 104 years. As the prima facie event of the 20th Century - as it led to...

Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers are gigantic naval warships that project national maritime power because of their global strategic reach and offensive mobility. Aircraft carriers are gigantic naval...

Cold War History: This Wondrous Zero-G Pen: A Cold War Icon

Sitting on my desk right now is a Fisher Space Pen. Open, it measures about 5.5" long, and weighs in at a little less...
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