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Articles by Billy Moncure:

It is difficult to pin many killings directly to Knight and his men, but numerous tax collectors, conscription officers, and Confederate government supporters were killed…

Ultimately, Charles’ invasion of England accomplished little. The Glorious Revolution of 1688 threw the entire course of British life and monarchy into chaos. Like many…

Yi had never commanded a navy before, but went on to win 11 naval battles in the first four months of the war. Admiral Yi…

The assault on the fort failed as defenders used chain shot to destroy the Ottoman siege tower and other siege weapons. Voltaire once said “Nothing…

Hampton was able to repulse seven Union cavalry attacks and inflict nearly twice as many casualties as he sustained. Hampton never lost a cavalry battle…

Suleiman offered the defenders a deal. They could either surrender, and he would give them food and let them go, or they could continue fighting…

On November 3, 1914, before the United Kingdom even officially declared war on the Ottomans, Churchill ordered bombardments to begin. The European Great Powers had…

Von Seeckt was instrumental in forming Wehrmacht strategies. He believed in a well-armed and trained small force as opposed to a larger, untrained force. The…

Crusading against tribal Pagans would prove to be much easier than Crusading against an organized, well-equipped Muslim army. Despite the success of the First Crusade,…

Succession Crisis and English Intervention In 1290, Scotland was in crisis. King Alexander III had passed away unexpectedly after falling off his horse and had…

He was an enthusiastic supporter of Reconstruction, and made numerous efforts to suppress the Ku Klux Klan. The American Civil War was a titanic struggle…

He first saw action on D-Day, on which he captured a German half-track by himself. Despite being half blinded and having his back broken in…