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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 Combat Record of the Konarmia

The 1st Cavalry Army of General Budyonny fought the Whites, Poles, Armenians, Greens, and everyone else in the Russian Civil War. Founded at the...

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,...

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...

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...

Faris: Medieval Muslim Horsemen

These horsemen came from many different parts of the middle east and most retained an appearance reflecting their ethnic origins, with long hair and...

Soviet Red Army Withdraws from Afghanistan

Afghanistan has resisted foreign invasions since the ancient times of Alexander the Great, who conquered the world but not the "graveyard of empires." On this...

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...

The HMS Intrepid, Falkland War Veteran

The Proud HMS Intrepid and her forty year saga that took her through the Cold War, to the Falklands, to eBay. In the past 250-years...

The Battle of the Pyramids: Napoleon’s Defeat of Mamluk Forces of Murad and Ibrahim...

Fought on July 21, 1798, the Battle of the Pyramids was fought between the invading French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte and...