Month: November 2015

Joseph Stalin’s ‘Leningrad Affair’

In the late 1940s, Joseph Stalin fabricated criminal cases to accuse a number of Communist…

The Daring Calcutta Light Horse Raid

During a clandestine raid, the Calcutta Light Horse silenced a German transmitter in the neutral…

Russo-Japanese Clash at the Battle of Nomonhan

An obscure footnote to World War II, the Battle of Nomonhan in Siberia was a…

The Seminole Indian War

Seminoles lied in wait to ambush U.S. Soldiers on the march through Indian Territory, fueling…

Game Reviews: Civilians Take Center Stage in This War of Mine

Why is 11 Bit Studios' This War Of Mine so engrossing? Because its phenomenal gameplay…

The Mystery of Slapton Sands: Operation Tiger

Following a surprise attack by German E-boats, Operation Tiger, a D-Day training exercise, ended with…

Byzantine Spies in the Byzantine–Sassanid Wars

Byzantine spies helped to secure battlefield victories and alter enemy strategies in the Empire’s war…

The Culper Spy Ring: The American Revolution’s Great Secret

George Washington Organized the Secretive Culper Spy Ring to Keep Him Informed of British Intentions.

The General George Patton Museum of Calvary and Armor

The General George Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor at Fort Knox celebrates the now-famous…

Emperor Constantine the Great

The Great Emperor Constantine’s victory at Milvian Bridge in AD 312 forever changed the path…