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Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mikhail Kalashnikov: Historic Profile

If someone asked you to name the deadliest weapon of the 20th century, you, like many others, would probably mention the nuclear bomb. After all, it reportedly killed up to 200,000 people. Dedonating when the United States dropped one of these on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Essentially bringing an end […]

General Douglas MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur: Quartermaster General

General Douglas MacArthur was a man of rare antinomy. While his bravery is legendary, historians equally well-documented his failures. President Trump called MacArthur his favorite military leader, however, President Harry Truman was not enamored. Having removed him from command during the Korean War because he “wouldn’t respect the authority of the President.” In an article […]

Jesse James

Jesse James: American Outlaw

Jesse James did not want to be called a thief. After all, General Ulysses Grant and his Union troops were the real thieves, having stolen everything from James’s beloved South, and Jesse did not want to be associated with the Union Army’s kind of thievery. After the Civil War ended in defeat for the South, […]

an illustration depicting the 2019 film entitled 1917

The Guns Of ‘1917’

It was called “the war to end all wars,” and one can easily understand the reasoning. After all, how could any future conflict compare? It was a tragedy that played out on the world’s stage. Costing the lives of 13 million civilians, nine million soldiers, and millions more as a result of genocides and the […]