Category: INSTANT ARTICLES

In war, retreats aren’t always about defeat. Sometimes, they’re a deliberate tactic to gain more defensible ground, consolidate forces, encircle an enemy, or lead them…

What most of us remember about World War II from history classes boils down to who fought who, the Holocaust, the Nazis and how almost…

The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975, officially between North Vietnam (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam (South Vietnam). In reality, it…

Written by Nigel Mountford on Quora reproduced with permission. This is General Dietrich von Saucken. As you can see, he is literally the archetypal monocled patrician…

On 11 September 1297, an outnumbered Scottish army defeated the English at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. The most spectacular victory of William Wallace, the…

Harold “Kim” Philby, British journalist and intelligence agent, is one of the most famous traitors of the Cold War. Part of the infamous Cambridge spy…

Refusing to leave his mortally wounded comrade as the enemy approached, Australian Warrant Officer Kevin Wheatley pulled the pin on two grenades and waited for…

Herman Balck might be one of the most effective German Generals, whose actions are largely forgotten today. He came from a military family, his father,…

The Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp lies just North of Linz, in Austria. It was one of the first large concentration camps created in Nazi Germany and…

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…

A B-17 Flying Fortress landed perfectly at an RAF airbase and completes the full landing pattern as well. The bomber comes to a full stop;…

One of the most pivotal and game-changing moments in the Second World War came on the 6th of June, 1944. It was a date that…