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Articles by Holly Godbey:

From The Vikings To WW2, And Beyond – These Are Some Of The World’s Best Battle Reenactments

War reenactments are not a new thing by any means. From Shakespeare recreating famous British battles in his historic plays, to put upon the stage,…

Horror Of The Death Railway, Japan’s Project For WW2 Prisoners Of War

The Death Railway is only one of the names describing the Japanese project built in 1943 to provide support to its forces during World War II.…

Five Women Who Played Vital Roles in the American Civil War

While in most modern cultures women have only been permitted to officially participate in warfare for a few decades at most, that has never prevented…

Sparta’s Hoplite Warriors: The Most Influential Ancient Military Force

Today, many individuals connect Sparta with a few movies and then dismiss the influential historical city as something of little importance. However, Sparta’s strict military…

From The Civil War To Stalingrad – These Battlefields Are Said To Be Haunted

These are sites which paranormal investigators have been fascinated with for years. When a battle ends in terrible bloodshed and suffering, many still believe that…

Nine Essential Places In France For War History Enthusiasts To Visit

The top countries in Europe offer a variety of post-war sites to see, whether your interest lies in World War II, World War I or…

The WW2 Tests That Produced Napalm – The United States’ Mock WWII German & Japanese Villages

It’s well known that the U.S. Army built a myriad of projects in the southwestern deserts of the States to test various new kinds of…

When the American Civil War Broke Out, Another Civil War Had Been Raging In China For 11 Years

Almost at the same time that the American Civil War was taking place, another kind of civil war was occurring on the other side of…

The First United States Military Involvement in Korea, 15 Men Were Awarded The Medal of Honor

Some people think the United States did not become involved with Korea on a military level until the Korean War in 1950. The Korean Expedition…

A Quick Guide To The 15 Decisive Battles of the World

In 1851, Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, an English historian, wrote a book entitled The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. Obviously, the world has changed quite…

Well Worth Visiting – The Ten Most Interesting Military And Wartime Cemeteries in the World

For a slightly spooky visit, with a healthy dose of history, check out one of these top most impressive military cemeteries in the world. Each…

Glorieta Pass, The Defining Civil War Battle Which Was Called The Gettysburg Of The West

The U.S. Civil War’s leading contenders were, of course, the Union, made up of the Northern states, and the Confederacy, made up of the Southern…