history

The history of warfare; stories of combat and conflict across land, seas and skies, from ancient times to the present.

The Rwandan Genocide
Everyone has heard of the holocaust that killed millions of Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, and any other person that didn't fit the Nazis' views of perfect. And while this tragedy had a lasting impact on...
Adrian Scott20 days ago
10 Amazing Ways Troops Celebrate the Holidays in Afghanistan
Without their loved ones, US troops struggle to maintain the Christmas cheer while stationed in Afghanistan. However, despite the loneliness, American troops still find a way to celebrate, even in the...
Erik Pasquale23 days ago
Politically Incorrect Vietnam War Slang Terms
As America continues to suffer from the bloat of its military industrial complex and countless veterans suffering from PTSD, its citizenry reevaluates America's relationship with empire and playing at...
Mike Mavenfula month ago
10 Facts You Should Know About Operation Desert Storm
The Gulf War, codenamed Operation Desert Storm, was a pretty unique war. It was for operations that led to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm in its combat ph...
Ten Failed Revolts Throughout History
At a time of political disturbance, it can be hard to guarantee the stability of our world’s future. Looking back into the past, we observe revolution upon revolution. Those that succeeded are remembe...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
What Are Military Challenge Coins?
A while back, I was hanging out with a buddy of mine who was in the military. He was talking about different awards, and then I heard him mention the term "challenge coin." As a civilian, I have never...
George Nekilana month ago
The History of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell"
"Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy towards the military service by gays, lesbians, and bisexuals that was instituted by the Clinton Administration on February 28, 199...
Adrian Scott2 months ago
Where Did the Term "Hooah" Come From?
From the tales behind the term "hooah" to the meaning behind each cry, hooah has a lot of importance to the Army, and for good reason. The only thing is, the origin varies from person to person. Like ...
Donald Gray2 months ago
Most Feared War Criminals in the World
The following names might be some of the most notorious criminals of all time, but many of you may never have even heard of them. They're not quite serial killers, or even rapists, but they have prove...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
Greatest Guerrilla Fighters in American History
Whether we want to admit it or not, our country was founded on people who thought differently. This is true when it comes to the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and even to the method...
Donald Gray3 months ago
Most Memorable USO Moments in Military History
They weren't involved in the bloodiest battles fought in American history, but there's a good chance they were there. For those who don't know what the USO is, it's a service of love; a sort of collab...
Adrian Scott3 months ago
Most Popular Military Cadences of All Time
Military cadences are a piece of history that describes deployed life to a tee. Still used today, cadences are calls and songs used during drills, marches, and ceremonies. As a way to focus, use expre...
Donald Gray3 months ago
Military Invasions That Changed the Global Map in the 20th Century
The Bay of Pigs invasion is one of the best examples of an unsuccessful military operation, but it also pointed out how the scale of international diplomacy could be altered simply by way of invasion....
Donald Gray3 months ago
The Greatest Military Bluffs in History
You can have the mightiest of soldiers, the most weaponized battleship, the more adequate position, or even the most elite leader, but that doesn’t always win you the battle, let alone the war itself....
Buddy Brown3 months ago
Most Famous Helicopters of All Time
Ah, the helicopter. Often overlooked, and always underestimated, the helicopter has become a mainstay in all military fleets due to its fast maneuverability, its unique ability to hover in place, and ...
Dr. Ethan Levi4 months ago
The Longest Wars in Human History
The longest wars in human history raged for hundreds of years. Conflicts over territory, religion, and ideals have spurred the most intense fighting this world has ever seen, and this list names but a...
Brad Gould4 months ago
History of the Army-Navy Football Rivalry
When one thinks of the biggest rivalries in sports, some storied rivalries and classic games come to mind. Baseball has Yankees-Red Sox, the NBA has Celtics-Lakers, the NFL has Bears-Packers, college ...
Kevin Finn4 months ago
The Bloodiest Battles Fought in American History
America has been mixed up in some particularly bloody conflicts over the centuries, engaging in many battles with a jaw-dropping number of fatalities. Generally, America has lost far less soldiers dur...