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The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277–1307

In 1277 Edward I gathered a huge army and marched into Wales to subdue the rebel Welsh princes. A...

German Infantryman (1) 1933–40

The common German infantryman played a crucial role in the events that led to the outbreak of war,...

Saracen Strongholds AD 630–1050: The Middle East and Central Asia

Saracen Strongholds AD 630–1050

The Middle East and Central Asia


The Islamic world drew upon a myriad of pre-existing styles of fortification, taking...

Katyusha: Russian Multiple Rocket Launchers 1941–Present


Russian Multiple Rocket Launchers 1941–Present


Although military rockets have been used since the Middle Ages, it was not until the Soviet Union...

Chattanooga 1863: Grant and Bragg in Central Tennessee

Chattanooga 1863

Grant and Bragg in Central Tennessee


Following the disastrous defeat at Chickamauga, Union forces were in disarray and the tactically...

Apache Warrior vs US Cavalryman: 1846–86

From the 1840s onward, United States military forces clashed with the Apache, a group of Native...

British Light Infantry & Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

In an age when infantry units manoeuvred and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging...

New Zealand Infantryman vs German Motorcycle Soldier: Greece and Crete 1941

In April 1941, as Churchill strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops...

Canadian Corps Soldier vs Royal Bavarian Soldier: Vimy Ridge to Passchendaele 1917

In 1917 the soldiers of the Canadian Corps would prove themselves the equal of any fighting on the...

European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972–2017

The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since,...