Author: Christopher Hoitash

Christopher Hoitash

Christopher Charles Hoitash has been writing for over a decade in multiple genres. He earned a Master of Arts studying history at Eastern Michigan University. His main fields of historical study are nineteenth century US and European history. He is also fond of studying eras outside of his fields, including Japanese and ancient history.

Besides reading and writing fiction, he enjoys roleplaying games, anime, and alcohol, especially when intermixed with the previous hobbies.

Twitter: @ChrisHoitash

Articles by Christopher Hoitash:

As most military rations are barely discernible as food, the addition of the gum provided a highly desirable element of flavor. An army marches on…

Early British Hypo helmets offered limited but vital protection once the mask was dipped in chemicals to filter the gas. Kleenex is one of those…

Orders in hand, Glass steamed on for Guam and whatever resistance the Spanish offered. In 1898, the United States went to war against the ailing…

In an era before dog tags or modern military bureaucracy, ancient and medieval powers needed to get creative in how they kept track of their…

It did not take long for other armies to adopt camouflage, and each nation did theirs differently. The Great War changed the world forever. A…

The American Civil War threatened to rip the nation apart and created rifts that in some ways have not healed. For four years the nation…

Throughout human history men have gone to war. Naval transport has created and broken empires, but the harshness of nature means sometimes those traveling by…

In the early twentieth century, a British man named Baden Powell founded the Boy Scout Movement. From this humble organization, Scouting spread across the globe.…

The American Civil War threatened to split the United States asunder. From California to Virginia the nation divided itself over whether or not it supported…

America’s entry into the Second World War required the mass mobilization of infantry on a scale not witnessed since the Civil War. To prepare properly…

There are three ways to do things: the right way, the wrong way, and the army way. During World War II, millions of men donned…

The Roosevelt family is a regional and national fixture. On both sides of the political spectrum they have worked for reform in politics and liberty…