Category: History

Explore the most impactful and eye opening events and facts throughout history from the ancient world to the modern era.

Greenland Vikings Vinland - Ivory

Greenland Vikings, Walrus Ivory, and African Colonization

Written on March 4, 2023 in History

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...

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Body Armor

The Evolution of Body Armor: Bronze to Steel

Written on February 20, 2023 in History

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...

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Champagne Region

Champagne and Military History – A Travel Story

Written on January 8, 2021 in History

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...

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Easy Company at the Eagle's Nest

Easy Company – A Band of Brothers Commemoration

Written on November 9, 2020 in History

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 Easy Company was originally made famous by Stephen E. Ambrose’s iconic book....

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