Category: HISTORY

Charles Upham with his military division

An unfortunate consequence of war is that those involved in the fighting will sometimes get captured by enemy forces. Known as prisoners of war (POWs),…

US Soldiers in Afghanistan

The U.S. military is made up of the country’s finest. They’re willing to risk their lives for their countrymen and will take any advantage possible…

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Official handover of Falklands duties from HMS Hermes (looking very rusty after months on active duty in the South Atlantic).

The worst day in the SAS’s history was May 19, 1982, when a helicopter crash killed 20 of its elite members during the Falklands War.…

Soldiers conduct a surfboard competition at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, March 3, 2021. The competition consisted of 14 rigorous events to test soldier’s physical and mental strength.

The U.S. Army has a long and decorated history. Its inception began during the Revolutionary War, and it has since gone on to become the…

A scientist in protective gear + a mushroom cloud over the site at Maralinga

The end of WWII saw the rise of atomic arsenals, especially in Britain. Wanting to improve the effectiveness of its nuclear technology, the nation approached…

Jeep from 1947 & a modern GPS unit

Today there are tons of products that ensure everyday tasks are completed in an easy manner. Have you ever thought about where these inventions came…

Pauline Cushman

Pauline Cushman may have been considered a mediocre actress, but she’s seen as one of the most successful Union spies of the American Civil War.…

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Part of Greenwood District burned in the riots, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, June 1921.

The Tulsa Riot is one of America’s darkest moments. This tragedy was soon glossed over, with many involved moving away and the ones who stayed…

Elvis Presley poses for the camera during his military service at a US base in Germany.

The King is back to a town in Germany in the form of a statue of Elvis Presley as he was in the 1950s. The…

In 2016, in a Guardian article titled ‘Big Books by Blokes about Battles – Why is History Still Written Mainly By Men?”, Sir Antony Beevor…

Timing, as they say is everything. With everyone currently at home under confinement there has never been a better time to launch a series of…

Hawker Hurricane Mk XII, Serial No 5481 C/N 60372 was manufactured by Canadian Car and Foundry (CCF) of Fort William (Thunder Bay) in 1942 and…