Category Archives: military history
HAPPY 239TH BIRTHDAY U. S. NAVY — 13 October, 1775 – 13 October, 2014, dated from the creation of the Continental Navy by General George Washington after the Continental Congress failed to provide him with a critical naval arm. It … Continue reading
There is an undefined point, when a government is so corrupt and incompetent, that citizens will no longer be willing to defend it. Iran or maybe Obama’s chief handler Valerie Jarrett, the Iranian Mole, seems to be playing our president, … Continue reading
One can reasonably presume how today’s Left would characterize and attack the person I am about to describe to you. Without a doubt, he would be characterized as some sort of dangerous, right-wing, tea-bagging, homophobic, Christian Neanderthal who should be … Continue reading
History, like this title, can be ambiguous; indeed, the ambiguity of history belongs to those who write and their interpretations of events. One of the most inspiring historical events was the Battle of Thermopylae. A battle story first told to … Continue reading
— The Red Badge of Courage, Chapter nine
A bunch of new recruits arrive aboard the Saratoga. Unexpectedly, Nathan collars one of the young men and starts yelling at him. It turns out that the new soldier is none other than Nathan’s brother Neil. But Neil’s commanding officer turns out to be a gung-ho glory hound, and he may prove to be more dangerous to his unit than the Chigs.
“Come on you sons of b-! Do you want to live forever?”
-Semper badass, Dan Daly
Cry ‘Havoc,’ and Let Slip the Dogs of War These few words, give pause to all but the most dense, when leaders pound the drums of war and death. Only a few understand the real message, yet reading these words … Continue reading
Secretary of State John Kerry has told us the cost of another war is irrelevant, Saudi Arabia is willing to pick up the tab for our Syrian war. Obama and Kerry must think this version of a no-cost war will … Continue reading
Underestimating your enemy and overestimating your own capabilities has been a major reason many battles and wars have been lost. The battle of Hattin in 1187 is a prime example of the mistakes to avoid when facing an enemy similar to the one we face today.