Author: Lincoln Riddle

Articles by Lincoln Riddle:

The US Army does not immediately come to mind on hearing the words “Camel Corps.” Instead, armies in Northern Africa or the Middle East, maybe…

In America, the draft is a controversial subject. Many people support it, as they feel it is necessary for a country at war, while many…

During the peak of the Nazi regime, the Sicherheitsdienst was the Third Reich’s version of the CIA. Founded in 1932, the first leader of the…

In the American Revolutionary War, hell ships were used by the British to hold American prisoners of war. Those ships had abhorrent living conditions, and as…

Native Americans made an enormous contribution to the World War II effort. Sadly, their involvement in the conflict is widely overlooked. Sometimes, they are portrayed…

Launched in 1979, the USS San Francisco is the third American ship, boat or submarine to carry a title featuring San Francisco in the name.  In…

The Battle of Savo Island began on August 8th, 1942, and came to a close on August 9th, 1942. It was a brutal battle of…

The Korean War was fought as a result of the Soviet Union moving into what is now North Korea and the United States moving into…

It’s difficult to mention either the early days of archaeology, Troy or even the history of ancient Greece without mentioning Heinrich Schliemann. The German archaeologist,…

In the Autumn of 1944, the Nazis instigated a plan to establish active forces behind enemy lines as the Allies pushed through Germany. It was called…

In the 1960s and 70s, the world was undergoing a period known as the Cold War. There was a very real threat of a potential…

Dog tags have a simple purpose; they exist to identify people. The term “dog tag” is informal, but it is the nickname for those two pieces…