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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: 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...

Royal Marine Commandos in the Korean War

United Kingdom's elite Marines fought alongside their American and South Korean Marine brethren from 1950 to 1952. The Korean War, fought from 1950 to 1952,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Too Close For Comfort: Britain, Ultra, and the Battle of the Atlantic (1941-1943)

In many ways, the Battle of the Atlantic was a turning point in the war. As long as the Germans continued to have the...

Indian Wars and the Year of Custer: The Rosebud Defeat and Custer

The flawed strategy of General Crook lead to his defeat in the Battle of the Rosebud and contributed to Custer's demise at the...

World War I: Assassination and Trouble on the Balkans

The immediate cause of World War I was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. Shortly after, Austria-Hungary declared war...
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