By mid July, 1942, the Wehrmacht forces had reached the Don River as the Red Army’s divisions fell back across to the other side of the river. For the coming offensive against Stalingrad and the Caucasus, known as Operation Blue, the German Army Group South had been rearranged in two smaller army groups, which were […]
The rail gun is a new US Navy weapon. As of 2016, it is on the last trial stage at sea, as it has alreay been exhibited at the US Navy expo in Washington DC. Developed by Bae System, this powerful gun uses cutting-edge, revolutionary techonology to propel its lethal projectile. Instead of traditional gun […]
Jerusalem has been a Jewish holy city since the days of king David more than 3,000 years ago. All that time, until the mid 7th century AD, the Arabs were still polytheistic people who worshiped different gods; they were shepperds and traders of the desert, with Mecca and Medina as their home cities…for more information […]
Through the Treaty of Versailles, which was imposed by the Allies on their defeated enemy in 1919, Germany lost about a fourth of its territory. Huge chunks of land were taken away from her to create Poland and Czechoslovakia. This arbitrary decision taken by the Allied nations to change the European map created deep resentment […]
The United States of America has exercised political and economic hegemony over the Western World for the past seventy years, but the American foreign policy has been contradictory, schizophrenic, and suicidal. During the Cold War, for example, and in an ideological context, the US government backed many military coups and dictators in Latin America, Southeast […]
A demonstration of the British Army Infantry drill just before and during World War I. They use bolt-action Lee-Enfield rifles, which was the standard infantry weapon during this armed conflict.