The Viking Age was a time of exploration, raiding, and trading for the Scandinavian people. Among the many goods they traded, one stands out as particularly valuable and fascinating – the walrus tusk. In this article, we’ll dive into the significance of walrus tusks in Viking culture, their impact on European history, and how they...Continue reading
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Body armor has played a crucial role in warfare throughout history, offering soldiers protection from enemy weapons and allowing them to fight more confidently on the battlefield. But the armor of ancient times was vastly different from the body armor we know today. In this post, we will explore the evolution of body armor, from...Continue reading
By: Michael Welsch George Armstrong Custer is one of the most controversial figures of the 19th century. Infamous for his role in one of the most debated battles in U.S. history – the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The notorious conflict is more commonly known as Custer’s Last Stand. The debate continues to this day...Continue reading
By reading the title, you may think, ‘What does military history have to do with champagne?’. Well, more than you may think. No, this isn’t about celebrating military victories over bottles of champagne. While I’m sure this has happened endless times throughout history (see our last article about Easy Company on VE Day at Hitler’s...Continue reading
Easy Company 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division In honor of Veterans, I’d like to pay tribute to the legendary Easy Company of World War II fame, a company of ordinary men who became some of WWII’s most extraordinary soldiers. Easy Company was originally made famous by Stephen E. Ambrose’s iconic book....Continue reading