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Articles by Conan White:

During World War I, tank warfare was still very much in its infancy. The priority at the time was about getting this new technology to work…

The Big Guns-1914 to 1918 World War One was the first industrialized war that was on a truly global scale. With mass production and ever…

Ever since the beginnings of warfare, reconnaissance has always had a vital role to play in understanding and defeating an enemy. At first reconnaissance was…

In World War One, there was one truly innovative and profoundly effective weapon: the tank. It had only been used towards the end of the…

Airship travel is one of the technologies that designers keep returning to, believing its potential has yet to be fully realized. Even today the British…

The United States once leveled an island in the Philippines to build a “concrete battleship” called Fort Drum. Captured by the Japanese during WWII, the…

On May 22nd, 1939, fascist Italy signed a treaty called “The Pact of Steel” with Nazi Germany. This promoted stronger ties between the two countries,…

Hogan’s Heroes was a highly successful American comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1971. It followed the fictitious adventures of a special operations group led…

Malta is a small island in the Mediterranean Sea, consisting of 95 square miles strategically located between Italy and Libya. It became a British colony…

The largest battleships ever built were Yamato and Musashi of the Imperial Japanese Navy. These behemoths were triple the tonnage of some other battleships of their day…

The flame-thrower came of age during World War One where it was pioneered by the German Army. Though regarded as a very inhumane and cruel…

The instinct to make large fortifications goes back thousands of years. In Britain, during the Iron Age (about 800 BC to AD 100), they made…