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.

A Unique American Fighter Aircraft: The Vought F4U Corsair

The lethal Vought F4U Corsair was one of the best, and most distinctive American fighter air crafts of World War II. From its first deployment...

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 End of the Green Army 1920-21

Nestor Makhno, leader of the largest peasant army in modern times, cast his lot with the Bolsheviks and only narrowly lived to regret it. The...

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...

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...

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...

The Masters of Strategy and Tactics

For generations, warfare theorists have developed new military doctrines due to changing strategy, tactics, and operations triggered by new technologies. Many warfare theorists consider several...

The American Home Guard in the 20th Century

When the founding fathers decided on a national defense after the Revolutionary War, they were suspicious of standing armies and preferred instead to have...

Mangal Pandey 1827-1857

On the afternoon of March 29th 1857, a Sepoy of the 34th Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) took aim at his English officer and fired...

Indian Wars and the Year of George Custer: The Offensive of 1876

The Great Sioux War started over who controlled the Black Hills. A flawed battle plan ensured bloodshed on both sides, including that of...