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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.

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...

An Overview of the Cold War

Generally the Cold War is considered to have begun in the late 1940s to 1990, and left the US as the only remaining superpower. The...

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...

How Cats Were Used in Warfare: Feline Soldiers and Saviors

From ancient Egypt and Persia to Europe in World War II, cats were used in warfare as shields, gas detectors and early warning systems...

The 19th Century Carlist Wars of Spain

The Carlist Wars are a series of conflicts over succession to the throne that rocked Spain for half of the 19th Century. Named after a...

Body Armor Evolution

Warfare survival was a significant factor in body armor development, which included armor production's economic and technological necessities. Body armor creation was a major technological...

Five Important Events in U.S Air Force History

The fascinating U.S Air Force had a turbulent history in the beginning stages of its life. The United States Air Force is the youngest branch...

The Men of the West: John “Portegee” or “Portuguese” Phillips

During the Indian Wars, a tragedy suffered by the US Army would spawn the birth of heroic legend for John "Portegee" Phillips on the...

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...

North American F-107 – The Best Fighter that Never Was

The United States Air Force rejection of the F-107 as its next tactical fighter bomber is considered one of the greatest military blunders of...