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Weapons and Warfare: Quality versus Quantity?

Weapons and Warfare: Quality versus Quantity?

Other February 24, 2019 0

“Although primarily a history of multiple failures, the German heavy fighting vehicles of World War II provided a multitude of challenges within the engineering problems of tank design and manufacture, and several technological exploits

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Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Other December 15, 2018 0

An emerging golden age of probes may reimagine the origin story of our galactic neighborhood. By Joe Pappalardo Dec 5, 2018 “Alien conspiracy theorists have certainly ruined the word “probe.” But there’s really only one kind

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Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Other December 11, 2018 0

A quick guide to the nomenclature that identifies America’s military vehicles and units. By  By Kyle Mizokami Dec 6, 2018 “The U.S. military speaks many languages. From the markings on tanks to the classification of aircraft,

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South China Morning Post: Liaoning aircraft carrier

South China Morning Post: Liaoning aircraft carrier

Other November 28, 2018 0

Trade tensions with the United States blow hole in budget for China’s newest aircraft carrier. Cuts and rising fighter jet development costs have slowed progress on the Type 002, military insiders say. By Minnie Chan:

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Popular Mechanics: Hobo Hieroglyphs

Popular Mechanics: Hobo Hieroglyphs

Other November 24, 2018 0

By Roy Berendsohn Nov 21, 2018 The Hobo Hieroglyphs: Their Secret Symbols, Explained The marks that told travelers whether a town or house was friend or foe. “I was a hobo,” Willy Howard told me.

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France 24: How the Salonica Front led to victory in WWI

France 24: How the Salonica Front led to victory in WWI

Other November 15, 2018 0

“A century ago, towards the end of World War I, Allied soldiers were engaged in fighting on the Salonica Front, near the Greek city now known as Thessaloniki. Those key battles, fought in the

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Weapons and Warfare: Sulla versus Mithridates

Weapons and Warfare: Sulla versus Mithridates

Other October 22, 2018 0

Sulla Italians become Romans Rome was faced with the prospect of the collapse of its power in the peninsula. Hence the lex Calpurnia apparently permitted Roman commanders to bestow citizenship as a reward to

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Weapons and Warfare – “The Iroquois and the European North American ‘empires’ I”

Weapons and Warfare – “The Iroquois and the European North American ‘empires’ I”

Other September 25, 2018 0

“The character of the French and British North American “empires” differed greatly. Although the French did war against the Iroquois, Natchez, Fox, and other tribes, they did not “conquer” New France; they merely paid

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Weapons and Warfare – “Lord Dunmore’s War”

Weapons and Warfare – “Lord Dunmore’s War”

Other September 25, 2018 0

“Frontiersmen came to dominate the West in the 1760s and early 1770s by sheer weight of numbers – and an unrestrained appetite for land. Because of the expense of garrisoning the frontier, the British

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On Table Top: NAVAL WARGAMING – AN INTRODUCTION TO BATTLES AT SEA & BEYOND

On Table Top: NAVAL WARGAMING – AN INTRODUCTION TO BATTLES AT SEA & BEYOND

Other September 17, 2018 0

By Crew: “Mankind has fought battles on the sea for more than 3,000 years. Global sea trade routes have always been a vital strategic concern for nations but even in the interior of large

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