Military History

Admiral Yi Sun Shin Defends Against the Japanese Invasion of Korea During the Imjin War.

Military History

The Imjin War: The Japanese Invasion of Korea

by Eric Niderost

It was May 1, 1592, mere weeks before the start of the Imjin War. Admiral Yi Sun Shin summoned a conference of high-ranking military officers and civil magistrates to his headquarters at Yosu, a port on the southern coast of Korea. Read more

The General Wilson had Originally Selected to Lead America in World War I Was Not Pershing, Nor Any Ordinary Officer. It Was General Frederick Funston.

Military History

General Frederick Funston

by Shippen Swift

Looking at a 1917 newspaper photo of Frederick Funston, barely 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing just a biscuit over a hundred pounds, today’s reader would wonder whatever made U.S. Read more

Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin laid intricate plans leading up to the Battle of Kawanakajima, and the day was full of surprises.

Military History

The Battle of Kawanakajima

by Vince Hawkins

In 1490 Japan entered a crucial period of its history known as the sengoku-jidai, or the “Age of the Country at War.” Read more

Choctaw Code Talkers allowed the Americans to execute a surprise attack on the Germans in World War I.

Military History

Choctaw Code Talkers in World War I

By Richard L. Hayes

The affection that Europeans have for the Great American West is well known, so it shouldn’t be surprising that several traveling Wild West Shows happened to be in enemy territory when World War I broke out. Read more

Philip II of Macedon Brilliant Command Leads to the Rise of Macedonia After the Battle of Chaeronea.

Military History

Philip II of Macedon & the Battle of Chaeronea

by Jonas Goldstein

The city-states of ancient Greece were rich in culture and history. But following the Peloponnesian War, which lasted 27 years, they were exhausted, their best young men dead, Attica’s farms ruined. Read more

Meinertzhagen’s Haversack Ruse helped break the Gaza stalemate, and even attracted the appreciation of Lawrence of Arabia for its brilliance.

Military History

The Haversack Ruse In Gaza Impressed Even Lawrence Of Arabia

by Harold E. Raugh, Jr.

Since the days of the Trojan Horse, military deception and ruse have been effective instruments when used by an innovative commander to deceive and defeat an enemy, minimizing friendly casualties and expenditure of valuable resources in the process. Read more