Category: HISTORY

Johnny Horton, known also as “The Singing Fisherman”, led a life as adventurous and interesting as his storied songs. He grew up in Texas and…

Valor in the midst of warfare is nothing new and has been the hallmark of gallant stories throughout history.  But with every medal a nation…

The raid was brilliant and daring. It rattled the Germans in their boots, inspired a surge in the French resistance, and started the age of…

Horses have been used as mounts and to transport supplies for thousands of years. Elephants, camels and mules have all served similar functions, as fighting…

Able Seacat Simon was an orphan who grew up on the dockyards of Hong Kong before finding work aboard a British ship. There, he protected…

The Last Samurai (2003) was a historical epic loosely set during the last great Samurai rebellion of the Meiji Restoration. It is important to note…

It began with the taking of eight British civilian hostages in a faraway country about which most people in Britain knew nothing and cared less. By…

The career of the military engineer may not have the glamor of the fighter pilot or samurai warrior, but throughout the history of warfare, battlefields…

In 1983, on the 1st May, in the middle of an air combat session by the Israeli Air Force taking place in the Negev, an…

Every war has its iconic pictures that will forever resonate in the minds of the public and most certainly of the men who fought it. …

Devastating in their impact, terrifying for both their enemies and their steeds, cavalry units have been a key component of war for most of military…

Every war needs a song, we have collected ten songs from the past 300 years that were popular in war. A trip down memory lane!…