1925: France renegotiates its debt from WWI France tried to renegotiate its war debt of $4,000,000,000, citing that the French government could not pay without…

1779: Captain John Paul Jones defeats British and Utters Now Famous Phrase During the Revolutionary War, the British man-of-war HMS Serapis clashed against the American…

1862: President Abraham Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation Following the Union victory (draw) at Antietam (Sharpsburg), the President’s proclamation freed all slaves who were still…

1939: President Roosevelt Again Attempts to Revoke the Neutrality Acts Having grown war-weary after WWI, Americans thought at the time that the best answer to…

The name Harpoon evokes whale hunting when one thinks about it, and for good reason, because this missile was originally designed in 1965 to hunt…

The most iconic and famous weapons of their time are not always the best or the most practical. However, this is a list of weapons…

Two distances that appear the same in a flat tactical map may be very different when moving infantry divisions over difficult or treacherous terrain like…