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:

Fortress Flying bomber

On November 23, 1944, a Royal Air Force antiaircraft unit stationed outside Cortonburg, Belgium observed a B-17 Flying Fortress flying towards them. The massive U.S. Army…

Having learned its lesson from the thousands of disgruntled veterans left out to dry after the Great War, the United States government worked to ensure…

During World War I. When the United States joined the Entente in 1917, it needed soldiers and supplies in large numbers quickly. Though mustering men…

The Dukes of Hazzard spent seven seasons regaling television viewers with the antics of a group of southern cousins as they dealt with everyday life…

For most of its existence prior to the nineteenth century, Japan lived in relative isolation. Foreigners sporadically contacted the remote nation, but until 1853, the…

At the Siege of Orleans in 1429, in yet another brutal phase of the Hundred Year’s War, the English suffered a major blow to their…

The road to Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War was a difficult one. By 1862 the Rebel city stood as the second to last…

The Western Theater of the American Civil War brought its own challenges to defeating the southern Rebels. Fewer railroads and a sparser population spread left…

“A scrimmage in a Border Station A canter down some dark defile Two thousand pounds of education Drops to a ten-rupee jezail.” –“Arithmetic on the…

The American Civil War, in contention with the Crimean War to be considered the first modern war, saw advances in warfare both on land and…

Before the Texas Revolution of 1835, another group of aspiring Americans sought to break Texas away from a land still held by Spain. The short-lived…

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faced a long struggle during the nineteenth century. Formed as a new religion expanding on the gospel…