How the battlefields of the Napoleonic Wars were cleaned up

Year 1807, at the end of the bloody battle of Eylau: the French soldier Jean Baptiste de Marbot wakes up,…

The 5 Great Last Battles of the Western Roman Empire

Historically, the year 476 A.D. is considered to be the end of the Western Roman Empire, its last emperor being…

Kohima, the fiery battle that prevented the Japanese from invading India.

“Walker, go and tell Sparta that their children lie here for obeying their laws.” That splendid phrase of Simonides, which,…

Kurkh Monolith, the first documentary reference to Israel and the Arabs

One of the most curious, interesting and controversial archaeological pieces preserved in the British Museum is the so-called Kurkh Monolith.…

Miyamoto Musashi, the invincible warrior who won more than 60 duels

Diego García de Paredes, Tlahuicole, Alonso de Contreras, Juan de Dios Aldana, Galvarino… All these names have one thing in…

The plans designed by the German Empire between 1897 and 1903 to invade the United States

That the German Empire had speculated on the possibility of invading the United States before the twentieth century was well…