Tag: War

Captain Thomas W. Connell, 9th U.S. Infantry Company C

Captain Thomas W. Connell, 9th U.S. Infantry Company C (Guest Post) History provides the looking glass through which one can view the past and understand...

The Naming of Historical Events

Do you remember that battle? The one which occurred on June 18, 1815? Oh, you know the oneā€¦ If you knew that the battle I...

The Black Hole of Calcutta

In 1690, the British forces established a port and trading post in Calcutta, India. To defend this important commercial empire, mainly from the French,...

Ask for Pardon, Not Permission

Last summer I asked my younger brother a question. I do not remember the question; however, I will never forget his answer--"Ask for pardon,...

Illuminating War: The Advent of Night Vision During World War II...

Throughout periods of war, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the ongoing War on Terror, there have...

Horatii and Curiatii: Fight or Flight?

I don't often write about ancient Greek or Roman history, but I found an interesting story that I thought was awesome, and I had...