August 23, 2016

Ancient Rome waged many campaigns of conquest during its history, but its most influential wars may have been the ones it fought against itself. Power hungry leaders and political backstabbing made civil war an ever-present part of Roman life, and the infighting eventu...

August 20, 2016

         

The feudal period of Japan is considered by many as arguably the most fascinating time in the history of Japan.  An example of this is the creation of the television mini-series Shōgun, which aired on NBC in September o...

August 11, 2016

During radio voice test US President Reagan jokes he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"

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On August 10, 1904, during the Russo-Japanese War history observed the first battle between modern steel battleships in the Battle of the Yellow Sea.  (A minor battle had taken place a few months prior that lasted only 20 minutes that trapped the Russian...

It happened at Pharsalus in central Greece.

Caesar had approximately 22,000 men; Pompey possibly had as many as 45,000.

Pompey concentrated the main force of his cavalry on his left infantry wing, hoping to outflank and overpower Caesar’s right wing, which was made up of...

This day in history  in 1945, America dropped a  second atom bomb on Japan. It was dropped on the city of Nagasaki, this ultimately forced Japan to surrender unconditionally.

The first Atomic bomb had been dropped on Hiroshima. It had caused huge damage and hu...

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