British WWII General Sir John Kennedy described Winston Churchill

December 16, 2019
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British WWII General Sir John Kennedy described Winston Churchill as “difficult enough when things are going badly, more difficult when nothing is happening, and utterly unmanageable when things are going well.” Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Super Cool DARPA VTOL X Plane Animation

December 12, 2019

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78 Years Ago Today

December 7, 2019
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Japanese Strike US 7th Fleet In Pearl Harbor Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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USAF Commercial – Do Something Amazing

December 6, 2019

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The M1A3 SEPv3 Abrams Tank Upgrade Photos

December 2, 2019
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  A picture has popped-up online showing the latest variant of the Army’s M1 Abrams tank with what appears to be a new armor package on its turret. The U.S. Army is already in the process of adding the Trophy active protection system to the vehicles, which will help guard against anti-tank guided missiles and […]

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The US World War II Draft.

November 26, 2019
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  Well, as World War II approached, 16 million Americanmen registered for the draft in 1940. You could at first only serve for a month. A conscript had to stand at least five feet tall and weigh at least 105 pounds. He must have at least 12 of his original 32 teeth.  He cannot have […]

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Grant Had A Plan For Blacks To Vote.

November 20, 2019
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  “In fact, Grant’s imagination had charted the entire arc of the freed slaves from wartime runaways to full voting citizenship. This man who had so recently balked at abolitionism now made a startling leap into America’s future. To Eaton, Grant delineated a lengthy list of useful tasks that “contrabands” could perform, with the men […]

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Grant Enacted “The Most Sweeping Anti-Semitic Action Undertaken In American History.”

November 15, 2019

  “By early December 1862, Grant had zeroed in on Jewish traders as the source of the trouble. During his southward advance, he issued orders that all traders should stay in the rear of his army, but on December 5 he complained to Sherman that “in consequence of the total disregard and evasion of orders […]

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In The Revolutionary War, Rape Was A Weapon And a Punishment

November 11, 2019
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(This is always the tragedy of military history. You see we all forgive the atrocities on the battlefield and ignore those afterwards. But the honor of battle and fighting for the Crown or the President always evanesces when we see our history is replete with crime. This is from Rick Atkinson’s The British Are Coming.) […]

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Sometimes War is Funny

November 6, 2019
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Privateers Are One of the Reasons There is an America.

October 25, 2019
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In Atkinson’s book, The British Are Coming, the point is made that the Colonists did not fare well in battle against to British that often and less often in the sea. At the behest and remuneration of the French and other enemies of the British, the Privateers, pirates in other words, really kpt the Royal […]

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An Idiot With A Gun

October 21, 2019

President William McKinley was a youth of Niles, Ohio when he joined the 23rd Ohio Regiment in the Civil War. He fought at Antietam, Cedar Creek, and numerous other skirmishes. He also carried communication from. Deployed units to headquarters. He spent four years in uniform without a single day in the hospital.    As President, […]

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A Child With A Gun.

October 17, 2019

Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle in the American Civil War. A total of 51,000 casualties were tallied between both sides. After wars concluded on the battlefield, people often picked through the pockets of dead soldiers looking for money, and they absconded with whatever they could find of value. Three-year old Edward Woods and his brother […]

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American Civil War Cemeteries and Their Inhabitants.

October 9, 2019

Each state that participated in the American Civil War has dedicated a cemetery to that war.  It took a painstaking study finished in 1908 to determine that these cemeteries held 315,830 Federal soldiers and 148,833 soldiers marked unknown. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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John Wilkes Booth’s Brother Saved Lincoln’s Son.

October 5, 2019
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Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of President Abraham Lincoln didn’t have to mess with warfare. He was protected because of his father’s occupation. One day, climbing aboard a New Jersey train, the crowd expanded and forced him over the rail where he hung precariously between the train and the platform. A man on the train […]

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From “The British are Coming,” a quote about equipment needs.

October 1, 2019

  “Over the past nine months, the king’s ministers had carefully reviewed the watercraft and other matériel sent up the St. Lawrence in the last war. Modeled on the artillery train Wolfe carried to Canada in 1759, Carleton’s suite of brass guns, including some cast just this year, was exceptional. The Admiralty rejected Germain’s request […]

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Cold War Concept Aircraft

September 27, 2019
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Schematics

September 19, 2019
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Arms Manufacturing

September 15, 2019
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German armor vehicle production included Italian, Hungarian and Czechoslovakian factories, and as such churned out 53,1887 tanks and self-propelled guns of all calibers. Compare that with the Soviet production numbers, where they produced 58,681 T-34s alone. The IS-2 had a 122mm cannon and Russia put 3,500 of them on the battlefield. Plus 3,500 SU-100s, and […]

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Attrition

September 11, 2019
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It’s easy to forget that Germans and Russians won or lost not so much because of how well their equipment worked, but because of how well it failed. Andrew Roberts takes on the question in the Battle of Pokhorovka on July 12th of 1943. Operation Citadel began with the 4th panzer Army that had 916 […]

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