Category: HISTORY

Whether considered graffiti, artwork, or simply bored doodlings of young men forced to be soldiers in a land far from home, a soldier’s helmet was…

J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series, when written, drew parallels to the Second World War. Tolkien, a Great War veteran weary of…

Given that melee weapons still played an important role on battlefields into the 19th century, the sword remained one of the primary weapons of the…

It was in such moments when American pride was dented and the nation’s air of invincibility tarnished. These are the US Army’s five biggest military…

As aircraft grew more powerful and capable of achieving ever greater speeds, the risks of simply bailing out over the side of the aircraft grew…

They perished instantly, having been deprived of oxygen as their lungs filled with blood. If they’d survived, the shock to the brain could have caused…

When the USS Eldridge did reappear, the Navy found men fused to the ship’s bulkheads. Some were sick, others had gone insane, and some had…

The ship was named the Temeraire from the French téméraire which means bold, reckless, or rash. The actions of the ship’s crew might indeed have…

The video you will find below was shot using a drone. It shows the very last trip of the US Navy’s supercarrier USS Ranger. This…

The boot was perfect for riding, general use, and even informal evening wear. It soon became a hit, and it adopted Wellington’s name as the…

Despite the fact that eight horses were shot out from under him during these charges, he kept returning to the battle on fresh mounts. One…

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” War is no laughing matter. However, there have been incidents…