Category: HISTORY

Albert Kesselring, also called “Uncle Albert” by his troops and “Smiling Albert” by Allied forces, was a German Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) and life-long military man.…

The Falklands War is looked back on by many as a foregone conclusion. Lasting only ten weeks, and it resulted in a clear British victory. But…

A dictator is a ruler who wields absolute authority, with that authority comes the ability to do whatever you want and that sometimes leads to some…

In creating gunpowder weapons, European engineers took a Chinese innovation and made a deadly weapon of war. From the start, this was as much about…

For whatever reason, some of the best shows on television are canceled, short-lived, or never reach syndication. Some do but fizzle out after a few…

From time to time, life will feed you one of those amazing facts which will rock your worldview and change the entire way in which…

When a British soldier receives The George Cross decoration, you know he’s done something outstanding. This highly honored decoration was created in 1940 by King…

It is a story that almost seems too sensational to be true, but many who have known the loyalty of a dog might not doubt it…

Warriors need a reason to fight. Sometimes self-interest is enough, men and women fighting for pay or self-defence. But more often than not, ideology plays…

The mood of war is one of frustration, chagrin, and uncertainty. Some choose to fight on to the bitter end, even snatching victory from seemingly…

Drugs have a long history as part of war. These days, their main role is a medicinal one, but down the centuries they have often…

In 1988, a US warship shot down an Iranian commercial plane, killing all onboard. The American captain and his crew were hailed as heroes, Scotland…