Thursday, August 13, 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.

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...

Post WWII Service of the M1 Garand Rifle

The Garand entered service in 1937 and served on all fronts in World War Two. However it remained in production more than a dozen...

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...

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...

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...

Indian War in the West: The Siege of Beecher Island

During the Cheyenne Indian Wars, Major George Forsyth and his scouts were besieged in misery and starvation for days after the Battle of...

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,...

Adlerstag, Knickebeins, and Bletchey Park: Britain, Ultra, and the Battle of Britain, 1940

The Battle of Britain began in the summer of 1940, right after the collapse of France. It lasted through the end of October when...

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...