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  MILITARY HISTORY
Military history is a vast topic since warfare has been a constant aspect of the general flow of history.
Vietnam War History: Large section with a narrative of the Vietnam War's battles and campaigns, the political backdrop, covering all aspects of the longest U.S. war.
The Society for Military History is devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history.
www.olive-drab.com /od_history.php3   (572 words)

  
  Military history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Military history is composed of the events in the history of humanity that fall within the category of conflict.
However, it should be noted that modern militaries benefit in the development of these technologies under the funding of the public, the leadership of national governments, and often in cooperation with large civilian groups, such as the General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin corporations, in the United States.
What distinguishes modern military organizations from those previous is not their willingness to prevail in conflict by any method, but rather the technological variety of tools and methods available to modern battlefield commanders, from submarines to satellites, from knives to nuclear warheads.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_history   (4530 words)

  
 Military history of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2006, the U.S. military consisted of an army, navy, air force and marine corps under the command of the United States Department of Defense.
In the early years of the British colonization of North America, military action in the colonies that would become United States were the result of conflicts with Native Americans, such as in the Pequot War of 1637 and King Philip's War in 1675.
Military service during Vietnam is still an issue in U.S. presidential campaigns, more than 30 years after US troops left the country, and fears of another "quagmire" have been major factors in U.S. military planning since 1975.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_history_of_the_United_States   (6548 words)

  
 Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While not strictly devoted to military history, this is the main site for connections to a series of well-organized, substantive geographic, chronological, and thematic guides to history on the Internet.
Early world military history, prior to the American Revolution is not yet covered, though there are subject headings representing them.
Museum of the History of Science [Oxford, Eng.]) http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/geometry/content.htm This exhibit catalog of displays at the virtual Museum, follows the development of mathematics as a "useful" and "practical" discipline (between the European Renaissance and Enlightenment) in its application to the "science" of warfare.
pml.suffolk.lib.ny.us /Pmlmil.htm   (3852 words)

  
 Military History Online
The main theme of Churchill's speech was to call for close cooperation, even a military alliance, between the United States and Western Europe, to ensure that the Iron Curtain, which became the term for both the symbolic and real dividing line between democratic Western Europe and Communist Eastern Europe, moved no further to the west.
History is full of incidents that changed the historical flow of events from one course to another.
Yet history has more examples of missed opportunities that, had they been taken advantage of at the time, could have saved the world from untold trails and tribulations.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com   (3166 words)

  
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Military History Encyclopedia on the Web: John Rickard's website currently concentrates on the middle ages, the First World War, the Seven Years War and the Thirty Years War.
History of the British Army: This National Army Museum website provides a brief introduction to the history of the British Army.
Canadian Military Heritage Project: This website is dedicated to presenting Canadian military history - the wars, uprisings and conflicts in which Canadians participated.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVhistorymilitary.htm   (9506 words)

  
 Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The thematic range of the subject of Nigerian Military History is quite extensive and this Index cannot claim to have exhausted every source of information.
The loyalty of Nigerians to the British Government during the hectic days of the war was characterised by the calmness that prevailed throughout the Protectorate of Nigeria in spite of the absence of the troops.
Oral histories relating to the Second World War is also saturated with the heroic exploits of Nigerian soldiers in far away Burma as the contributed to the safety of the South Pacific Asian countries.
www2.hu-berlin.de /orient/nae/milihist.htm   (4127 words)

  
 Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
History of venereal disease, malaria, or trench fever excluded the donor.
Their application to blood delivery from remote donation centers probably represents the major US contribution to military blood program developments during the war.
For the first time in military history, every unit of whole blood used to support the Vietnam War was collected by a country's Military Blood Program and donated free of charge by military personnel, their dependents, and civilians employed at military installations.
www.militaryblood.dod.mil /activities/history/military.htm   (1337 words)

  
 South African Military History Society - Title page
South African Military History Society - Title page
The SA Military History Society is a non-profit society of enthusiasts dedicated to the study, recording and dissemination of military aspects of South Africa's history.
Lecturers Wanted: Experts who would wish to present lectures to the monthly meetings of the Society in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town or the Eastern Cape
samilitaryhistory.org   (171 words)

  
 TheHistoryNet | Military History
Is history being given short shrift as a classroom subject?
On a single day in 1870, Europe’s two greatest armies nearly annihilated each other in an epic slaughter at Gravelotte/Saint-Privat, France, that would not be matched until the stalemates of World War I. View all Military History magazine articles
A sweeping and compelling look at the war's military, political and social history.
www.historynet.com /mh   (295 words)

  
 Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Military History
Home › Encyclopedia Smithsonian › History and Culture › Military History
The Museum's superb military collections document the history of the men and women of the armed forces of the United States
History of science, technology, society and culture in America
www.si.edu /Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/Military_History.htm   (158 words)

  
 NAVAL, AVIATION AND MILITARY HISTORY: Warships, Aircraft, and Military topics
I have been interested in history, particularly military history, since I was a child.
He was intimately involved with the development of both military and civil aviation from the late 1930's well into the 1960's.
My own direct military experience is limited to having served, as an enlisted man, in the U.S.A.F. during the Vietnam War years.
www.chuckhawks.com /index3.naval_military_history.htm   (1386 words)

  
 Military History
The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin has constituted a prime source for military history since its founding.
Its earliest collections—including the Bexar Archives and the Austin Papers—document military affairs of the Spanish, Mexicans, Indians, and Anglo Americans in the Southwest in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Its holdings document the military affairs of the region from the earliest European contacts through the twentieth century, including the Texas Revolution (1836), Indian wars, and the Civil War.
www.cah.utexas.edu /collections/military_history.php   (461 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Military History: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Each issue selects military history stories/tibits/essays/interviews from various periods of history (usually 4 to 5) and places them as the main part of the magazine followed by occasional further reading sections.
Therefore, if you like reading a variety of military history books or would just like to know more about various events in military history, Military History (the magazine) is definitely worth your time and money.
It is a must have for the serious student of military history and for the amateur historian as well.
www.amazon.com /Military-History/dp/B00005N7RG   (1494 words)

  
 Text / The Complete Military History of France
Though you may critisize this oversimplified French history all you wish, blaming or threatening the Web designer is not nice.
In a war whose ending foreshadows the next 2000 years of French history, France is conquered by of all things, an Italian.
After having their way with the French for 70 years, the Norse are bribed by a French King named Charles the Simple (really!) who gave them Normandy in return for peace.
www.albinoblacksheep.com /text/france.html   (1321 words)

  
 POLISH MILITARY HISTORY BOOKS -- polish orders, medals, badges, insignia, military and civilian, virtuti military, ...
The book covers the whole history of Polish decorations from 1705 to 1985 to include the Commonwealth era of the Polish-Lithuanian Kingdom (1705-1794), the Duchy of Warsaw (1807-1813), the Kingdom Period (1815-1831), Polish Republic (1918-1939), Polish Republic in the West (Exile, 1939-1985), and the Polish Peoples Republic (1943-1985).
A military historian was unable until now, to locate the names of the recepients of the Polish Order Virtuti Militari.
The Polish order of the VIRTUTI MILITARI was established 200 years ago by King Stanislaw August Poniatowski as the highest military decoration for gallantry the Polish nation bestows upon it's soldiers for acts of heroism above and beyond the call of duty.
www.wwdir.com /polishbk.html   (731 words)

  
 Cabrillo National Monument - Military History and Coastal Defense (U.S. National Park Service)
In 1852, the government of the United States recognized the importance of this sandstone rampart and designated the area as a military reserve.
The military also painted the Old Point Loma Lighthouse olive green and used it as a command post and radio station.
For those who wish to learn more, the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation bookstore, located in the Visitor Center, offers several titles about Fort Rosecrans and the military history of Point Loma.
www.nps.gov /cabr/historyculture/military-history-and-coastal-defense.htm   (421 words)

  
 Tulane Special Collections - Military History
Report of Military Reconnaissance from the Post of Balise to the city of New Orleans.
Military reconnaissance report written by Chief of the Battalion of Engineers Vinache for Pierre-Clément Laussat, last colonial governor of Louisiana, for the French repossession of the colony of New Orleans.
The report describes military issues concerning the Mississippi River from its mouth (Post of Balise) to New Orleans.
www.tulane.edu /~lmiller/Military.html   (910 words)

  
 Browse Topic: Military History
Department of the Army, the Center of Military History historians collect documents, conduct oral history interviews about military operations, and write the official history of the U.S. Army.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), in Washington, D.C., is the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.
The origins of the Navy Historical Center, the official history program for the Department of the Navy, date back to 1800 with the founding of the Navy Library.
www.library.okstate.edu /govdocs/browsetopics/milhist.html   (875 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Military history
Commemorates Australian men and women who have served in war, giving an overview of Australian military history, an insight into the structure of Australia's forces, and military statistics.
Provides brief biographical information on military Generals involved in World War II from all participating countries, along with birth and death years, and major appointments.
Official history program of the US Naval Department, featuring information on wars and conflicts, traditions of the naval service, and a selection of related bibliographies.
bubl.ac.uk /link/m/militaryhistory.htm   (1045 words)

  
 WarMuseum.ca - Military History
Find out what happened in Canadian military history on this day or any day of the year.
Despite its martial-sounding name, military organization, and rank structure - all reflecting its 'war' on social evils and faithlessness - the SA does not advocate taking up arms against fellow human beings.
Canadian military history at a glance with 55 introductory articles to Canada's military history from 1000 to 1946.
www.warmuseum.ca /cwm/militaryhistory_e.html   (776 words)

  
 KY: Historical Society - Kentucky Military History Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kentucky Military History Museum emphasizes the service of the Kentucky Militia, State Guard, and other volunteer military organizations, from the Revolution through the Gulf War.
Designed by Kentuckian N.C. Cook, the two-story brick Gothic Revival "castle" stands on a cliff overlooking the Kentucky River and the downtown area.
In 1973 the Old State Arsenal became the home of the Kentucky Military History Museum.
history.ky.gov /Museums/Kentucky_Military_History_Museum.htm   (179 words)

  
 The National Archives | Research, education & online exhibitions | Getting started | Military history
The National Archives has a huge collection of records dealing with Britain's military history.
Whatever period you are studying, we will hold documents that reveal strategy, equipment and the experience of those that fought.
In order to pursue your research further, there are certain things which are particular to each of the three services.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /militaryhistory   (485 words)

  
 DMVA - Michigan Military History
The Michigan National Guard's proud history of service to state and nation is built on these humble beginnings.
Michigan's military served to protect the state and in the battle area during the war with Mexico.
President Lincoln exclaimed "Thank God for Michigan!" when told of the arrival of the First Michigan Volunteers in answer to his call for troops at the start of the Civil War.
www.michigan.gov /dmva/0,1607,7-126-2360_3003_3009---,00.html   (658 words)

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