Month: April 2014

  • Military History

Military Myths and Legends: Belisarius

“An obol for Belisarius!” became a catchphase for the shabby treatment governments meted out to…

  • WWII

Before M*A*S*H: Portable Army Surgical Hospitals in World War II

Long before M*A*S*H (the Donald Sutherland film and subsequent TV series starring Alan Alda), there…

  • Military History

Sir George Pomeroy Colley’s Failed Boer Wars Campaign

Sir George Pomeroy Colley’s misjudgments at the Battle of Majuba Hill during the Boer Wars…

  • Civil War

Fort Sumter: A Photographical Diary

Both during the Civil War and for years afterward, many prominent photographers visited Sumter, including…

  • Military Games

Game Features: World of Tanks

Things have been moving along nicely for Wargaming.net’s hugely successful massively-multiplayer online game World of…

  • Military Games

New Game Releases: Warface

Warface is another of many shooters that take war into the near future, doubling up…

  • Military Games

Game Reviews: Rome: Total War – Alexander

The Creative Assembly has enjoyed plenty of acclaim over the years for its Rome: Total…

  • Military Games

Game Features: Rambo: The Video Game

As over-the-top as the Rambo films gradually became, 1982’s First Blood remains a pretty harrowing…

  • Military Games

Mobile Gaming Review: Major Mahem

Available from Adult Swim Games on both Android and iOS platforms, Major Mayhem takes a…

  • Civil War

Robert E. Lee’s “Right Arm”

Although Stonewall Jackson’s death was unpreventable, given the state of medicine at the time, it…