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It’s Black Friday where bargains prevail, so this is a good moment to dive into another pile of keenly priced books from the ever expanding…

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I recently stumbled across an article discussing the 1914 Tour de France. Intrigued by the prospect of a wartime Tour de France, I started to…

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We were looking at the battleship Vanguard only recently. She was a ship designed in reaction to recent trends, intended to counter new arrivals on…

Even if only looking very briefly at history it is evident that people have always been willing to make war. Wars have been fought for…

Mice and canaries also deserve credit for saving many lives during the First World War. These creatures were used to detect poisonous fumes in underground…

Like many history buffs, I love it when films bring military history to life. Of course, I prefer they do it in a believable way…

I’ll say it right away: Robert Capa is not included in this list. He is undeniably one of the most influential combat photographers the world…

The Second World War was a powerful driver for military innovation. New units, technologies, and ways of fighting were developed in the white heat of…

York’s battalion was charged with capturing a number of German machine gun positions situated on the other side of a valley. Rare is the pacifist…

This bunker is a type of time capsule from the Cold War whose like you will rarely see anymore, it is a weird War-Art Museum…

Murphy was a Texan of Irish descent but was not what you might call a typical example. He always looked younger than his age and…

Ezra’s father slipped his watch to her along with a note for her mother because he believed he was about to be killed. Gabriella Ezra,…