Military History

How did ancient Professional Armies develop?

From Warfare has been a constant throughout human history, and conflict can certainly be traced back to our hominid ancestors in our evolutionary past. While technology today is often used as the distinguishing characteristic of warfare, the development of… Read More ›

The Origins of Drone Warfare

From History Today by James Rogers author of Drone Warfare: Concepts and Controversies: Drones are controversial weapons. For almost two decades, remotely piloted aircraft have provided the US military and the CIA with the capability to deploy precision strikes globally: killing… Read More ›

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

From the Holocaust Encyclopedia of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw ghetto uprising began after German troops and police entered the ghetto to deport its surviving inhabitants. By May 16, 1943, the Germans had… Read More ›