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Popular Mechanics: 10 of America’s Hidden Battlefields

Popular Mechanics: 10 of America’s Hidden Battlefields

Other May 27, 2018 0

The armed history of the United States can be found in some unexpected places. By Joe Pappalardo May 25, 2018 “There are scores of battles in American history, large and small, that unfolded in unlikely

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Weapons and Warfare: Evaluating Armoured Warfare on The Eastern Front I

Weapons and Warfare: Evaluating Armoured Warfare on The Eastern Front I

Other May 25, 2018 0

Popular Mythology “The Russo-German War in general, and armoured combat on the Eastern Front in particular, have remained popular subjects in English-language historiography of the Second World War for the past six decades. However,

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New York Times: Student Question | What Are Your Favorite Board Games?

New York Times: Student Question | What Are Your Favorite Board Games?

Other May 3, 2018 0

BY SHANNON DOYNE: FEBRUARY 1, 2016 5:01 AM “It’s the middle of winter and in many places, staying indoors is key to beating the cold. But what about the doldrums? How do you spend

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Weapons and Warfare: FOUNDATION OF THE PRAETORIAN GUARD

Weapons and Warfare: FOUNDATION OF THE PRAETORIAN GUARD

Other May 3, 2018 0

“Octavian turned the praetorians into a regularized, privileged and organized part of his power base as Augustus, Rome’s first emperor. The Praetorian Guard enjoyed advantageous pay and conditions, but by dispersing them around Rome

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War is Boring: “A Gigantic T-35 Tank Rolls Out of a Factory, 80 Years After Production Ended”

War is Boring: “A Gigantic T-35 Tank Rolls Out of a Factory, 80 Years After Production Ended”

Other April 25, 2018 0

Five turrets, thin armor By Robert Beckhusen “In April 2018, a very large and interesting machine rolled out of a military museum in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, a town in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region. It was a T-35

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Trivials: “The 10 Strangest Aircraft Ever Invented”

Trivials: “The 10 Strangest Aircraft Ever Invented”

Other February 6, 2018 0

“As it turns out, humans have made some pretty strange aircraft over the years. From inflatable planes to flying pancakes, here is a roundup of the most terrifying, insane, and experimental aircraft to take

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Kabinettskriege: How Often Did Mid-Eighteenth-Century Soldiers Run Out of Ammunition?

Kabinettskriege: How Often Did Mid-Eighteenth-Century Soldiers Run Out of Ammunition?

Other January 31, 2018 0

By the Staff of Kabinettskriege: Dear Reader, Today, we are going to examine a complex issue, which often lacks clear supporting data. The question before us is: how often did soldiers run out of ammunition

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The Writings of Geoff Micks: “In a Mass Knife Fight to the Death Between Every American President, Who Would Win and Why?”

The Writings of Geoff Micks: “In a Mass Knife Fight to the Death Between Every American President, Who Would Win and Why?”

Other December 27, 2017 0

BY FACEINTHEBLUE Hello everyone! One of my most-visited sites on the web is Reddit.com, and one of my favourite subreddits is HistoricalWhatIf, an online community that debates historical hypotheticals. Earlier today someone asked the question, In a mass

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Weapons and Warfare: WHY HITLER WON A BATTLE BUT LOST THE WAR

Weapons and Warfare: WHY HITLER WON A BATTLE BUT LOST THE WAR

Other December 17, 2017 0

“Once the immediate shock had passed, the search for explanations began. Why had Napoleon’s heirs fallen so quickly? Many Frenchmen chose to blame insidious Fifth Columnists: Nazi and Communist agents who had supposedly undermined

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Popular Mechanics: The 50 Best New Board Games

Popular Mechanics: The 50 Best New Board Games

Other October 22, 2017 0

Order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best new board games. By William Herkewitz “Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But

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