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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 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...

History of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) and the Rise of Hitler

Founded in 1919, the Nazi party remained until the loss of World War Two and Hitler's suicide in 1945. Read on for a brief...

The Growth of Militarism in Japan from 1868 to 1941

Internal changes and foreign threats that began in the 1860s launched Japan towards a militaristic government and society that culminated in World War...

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...

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...

Winston Churchill and the Last Cavalry Charge

It is difficult to find a more varied and important life than that lived by Winston Churchill. While he is most famously remembered as...

New Zealand Armed Forces in the Korean War

North and South Korea were assured of a future apart with the Korean War of sixty years ago. A number of nations became involved,...

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...

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,...

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...