Month: March 2018

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  • Military History

Wild Weasels and the AGM-45 Shrike Missile

The Wild Weasel concept gave the U.S. Air Force an effective method for destroying North…

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  • Military History

Rome Avenged: Hannibal in Italy

Two great generals faced off at Zama in 202 BC during the Second Punic War.…

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  • Military History

Hungary’s National Hero

Janos Hunyadi showed tactical genius in safeguarding Hungary against the Ottoman tide in the 15th…

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  • Military History

Frankish Disaster in Saxony

Saxon leader Widukind outsmarted a Frankish force at the Battle of Suntel in 782. Charlemagne…

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  • Military History

Sabers, Scimitars, and Swords

The armies of Asia relied on a menacing curved sword for close-quarter combat that went…

  • Civil War
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City Point Bombing

John Maxwell placed a bomb aboard a cargo ship at City Point in August 1864…

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  • Military History

Naval Carnage at Navarino

A combined Egyptian and Turkish fleet was no match for the skilled gunnery of a…

  • Civil War
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Kansas Brigadier James Henry Lane

Kansas Brigadier James Henry Lane’s zealous prosecution of the Union cause made him a marked…

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  • WWII

Unstoppable Strachwitz

Using speed and daring, Panzer leader Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz achieved multiple victories on the Eastern…

  • Books
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  • WWII

Best Books of 2018

Clifton Cates was a tenacious Marine in World War I who rose through the ranks…