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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.

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...

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...

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...

Russian Imperial Guards ORBAT 1917

A list of the units assigned to the Tsar's own Russian Imperial Guard at its apogee on March 12, 1917- during the Russian...

The Koguryo War

Korea was for many centuries known as the Hermit Kingdom, since it prevented anyone entering or leaving the kingdom. This helps to explain the...

Royal Navy Rations in the Early 19th Century Facts and Myths

Royal Navy rations in the early 19th Century were thought to be mainly 'hard tack', salt pork and a gallon of beer, but recent...

Indian Wars and the Year of George Custer: Finding the Indians

By May of 1876, Custer and his army moved from three directions to locate and destroy hostile Indians in Montana. The Native Americans...

The Ghosts of War: Popular Memory and the Battle of the Somme WWI

World War I was a turning-point in Modern European History. In addition to ushering in a new age, it also should be looked at...

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,...

The Cossacks Are Coming, Aren’t They?

The misinterpreted Russian Navy mission in the US Civil War may have accidentally helped the North win the conflict. In 1863, it looked as if...