History of War


Next year marks the 50th anniversary since the start of the Tet Offensive – the infamous campaign that saw North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces take America and its allies

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The most important Athenian military leader of the second half of the Peloponnesian War was Alcibiades. Rising to prominence in the period of tense peace in between the Archidamian War and the Ionian War, in 415 BCE Alcibiades was named to be one of
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One War, Or Two?
History has treated the lengthy conflict, known as the Peloponnesian War, running from 431 BCE to 404 BCE, as a single war. This reflects the idea, deriving from Thucydides, the greatest historian of the era, that the struggle was simply one long con
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War In Focus
USS New Jersey (BB-62) fires nine 40.6cm guns near Kaesong, during the Korean War. Launched in 1942, the New Jersey served in the Pacific Theatre until the end of the Second World War. It served again during the Korean War and was eventually decommis