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The Battle of Cannae- from the Book of Mistakes

By Christopher (Moon) Mullins   The Battle of Cannae (2 August 216 BCE) was the decisive victory of the Carthaginian army over Roman forces at Cannae, southeast Italy, during the Second Punic War (218-202 BCE). In 216 BCE, Roman military tactics were still in their infancy. The Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca (l. 247-183 BCE), who …

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Russian Paratroopers in Ukraine

Previous Next Article by Vlad Besedovskyy I devoted a lot of time to researching the background and organizational structure of the Soviet Airborne Forces, and though I couldn’t ignore the current situation. Since February 24th, 2022, when Russia has been waging aggression against Ukraine, Russian VDV performance has been generally subpar. Particularly when contrasted with the aspirations …

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REMINISCENCING SCHIFFER’S WILLIAM “BILL” WOLF AUTHOR-HISTORIAN-ARTIST, HERO-EXEMPLAR-EXTRAORDINAIRE

Being there . . . . to acknowledge, appreciate, and accept on behalf of America’s future generations one of the most amazing and memorable publishing bequeathal to radiate from the crushing savagery and accompanying anguish of World War II . . . . REMINISCENCING SCHIFFER’S WILLIAM “BILL” WOLF AUTHOR-HISTORIAN-ARTIST, HERO-EXEMPLAR-EXTRAORDINAIRE Perusing the interjacent pages of …

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THE STOEGER M3000 FREEDOM SERIES DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN

THE STOEGER M3000 FREEDOM SERIES DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN BY: NICK JACOBELLIS My experience with semi automatic shotguns goes back several decades, when I purchased a Remington Auto 5, a shotgun that was basically identical to the famous Browning Auto 5. I purchased my Remington Auto 5, when 12 gauge pump action shotguns reigned supreme in the …

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Part eight of a ten-part series- McFarland Publishing Spring 2022 titles

Being there . . . . lest we forget the important role McFarland & Company, Inc., has played in publishing informative, inexpensive, and easily accessible books to indulge in and give oneself up to in the greatest of all human conflicts . . . SPRING OFFERINGS Part eight of a 10-part series Celebrating America’s best …

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KALASHNIKOV RIFLES- FROM BAD GUY RIFLES TO GOOD GUY RIFLES

reputation was well earned, because AK variants have traditionally been used by enemy combatants, terrorists, pirates, guerrilla forces, insurgents and drug cartel gunmen. While it true that certain Free World military personnel carried AK-47s, while executing SOCOM style operations, it was during The Global War on Terrorism that a much larger number of “good guys’ …

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Being there . . . . with expert analysts and brilliant writers who combine gripping first-hand accounts, rare photographs, and strategic tactical maps for new truths and insights about the realities of World War II frontline fighting

Being there . . . . with expert analysts and brilliant writers who combine gripping first-hand accounts, rare photographs, and strategic tactical maps for new truths and insights about the realities of World War II frontline fighting . . . . “Soviet Partisan versus German Security Solider – Eastern Front 1941-1944”, by Alexander Hill.Brutal fighting …

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