Military history (descriptive)
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30 WWII Facts They Do Not Teach You At School |
There is more to WWII than the history books at school are able to tell us, below are 30 facts that your history teacher never told you about!
12 Ranks Of Roman Military Officers And What They Did
The Roman Empire saw one of the first truly professional armies in history, and became the inspiration for European armies that followed it. Though its officers didn’t have the same titles as their mo...
Seeing Stars Again: Naval Academy Reinstates Celestial Navigation
The same techniques guided ancient Polynesians in the open Pacific and led Sir Ernest Shackleton to remote Antarctica, then oriented astronauts when the Apollo 12 was disabled by lightning, the techni...
The 25 Most Ruthless Leaders Of All Time
One man's hero is another man's tyrant, a popular aphorism goes. But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goa...
The Tank Has Been Rolling for 100 Years: Photos
First used in World War I, the tank, with its thick armor and mounted guns, was a weapon of both defensive and offensive capability. The modern tank, such as this M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank driven b...
11 Most Truly Inaccurate War Films To Hit The Big Screen!
Nothing better than watching a film that is 'based on true accounts'. Except when those true accounts get so twisted and distorted that you forget what the film is about! When you look at a real histo...
LOOK!!! Views Down The Sights Of Historical Military Firearms - Very Clever
A great project and work from the guys at www.candrsenal.com. They have spent a massive amount of time taking hi res images of historic firearms. Started their Facebook page this month and can find it...
Germany: WW2 Panther Tank Seized From Pensioner's Cellar
Police in northern Germany have seized a World War Two tank which was being kept in a pensioner's cellar. The Panther tank was removed from the 78-year-old's house in the town of Heikendorf, along wit...
Want To See Inside A U-Boat?? Then Look Here For 42 Stunning Images!
German submarine U-995 was a German Type VIIC/41 U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberl...
Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
Cultural history
SCOD FALLOUT Post-Apocalyptic Film Act 1.2: The Past Human History 1.2.2 Mediterranean part1 Minoan - Minos Mycenaean - Troy Etruscans - Tombs Delphi -...
Military history
This is clips from Nightwish's Sleeping sun edited on a macbook with iMovie. This was really a test to see how iMovie would work, and I think it's fantastic....
Protohistory
Protohistory refers to a period between prehistory and history, during which a culture or civilization has not yet developed writing but other cultures have already noted its existence in their own wr...
Philosophy of history
The term philosophy of history refers to the theoretical aspect of history, in two senses. It is customary to distinguish critical philosophy of history from speculative philosophy of history. Critica...
Historical method
Historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence, including the evidence of archaeology, to research and then to write histories in ...
Periodization
Periodization is the attempt to categorize universal history or divide time into named blocks. The result is descriptive abstractions that provide convenient terms for periods of time with relatively ...
History of the world
The history of the world (or world history) is the history of humanity, beginning with the Paleolithic Era. Distinct from the history of the Earth (which includes early geologic history and prehuman b...
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Military history
Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies an...
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Social history
Social history, often called the new social history, is a broad branch of history that studies the experiences of ordinary people in the past. In its "golden age" it was a major growth field in the 19...
Cultural history
Cultural history combines the approaches of anthropology and history to look at popular cultural traditions and cultural interpretations of historical experience. It examines the records and narrative...
Diplomatic history
Diplomatic history deals with the history of international relations between states. Diplomatic history can be different from international relations in that the former can concern itself with the for...
Economic history
Economic history is the study of economies or economic phenomena of the past. Analysis in economic history is undertaken using a combination of historical methods, statistical methods and the applicat...
Environmental history
Environmental history is the study of human interaction with the natural world over time. In contrast to other historical disciplines, it emphasizes the active role nature plays in influencing human a...
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World history
World history, global history or transnational history (not to be confused with diplomatic or international history) is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 198...
People's history
A people's history, history from below, or folk history is a type of historical narrative which attempts to account for historical events from the perspective of common people rather than political an...
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Historiometry
Historiometry is the historical study of human progress or individual personal characteristics, using statistics to analyze references to geniuses, their statements, behavior and discoveries in relati...