military history


5 badass gunpowder weapons from history you might not have known about

In one of the greatest ironies in the realm of history, the gunpowder was supposedly formulated for the first time (by Chinese alchemists in 9th century AD) to serve as an elixir of immortality. Suffice it to say, in the coming centuries, the chemical composition completely changed the landscape of military history, with gunpowder weapons…


10 advanced weapon designs from history that were technologically far ahead of their times

Previously, we had talked about fascinating historical inventions you thought were modern. Well, this time around we decided to take the 'warfare' angle, and showcase how some historical weapon designs were for all-intents-and-purposes hi-tech in nature. So, without further ado, let us take a gander at ten such advanced weapon systems from history that were surely…


10 of the remarkable battles from history won against overwhelming odds

Mankind's history is replete with conflicts and wars, so much so that a few cultures had adapted themselves to the 'daily' travails of warfare. However, there are also rare cases when military victories were achieved against overwhelming odds without the implication of grand strategies or stately drills. In essence, many of such singular battles were…


15 of the greatest warrior cultures from history

Since the dawn of mankind, the ambit of conflict has always been a constant feature in the intricate tapestry of history. And in such a vast scope of destruction and death, there have been a few civilizations, tribes and factions that have rather 'thrived' on warlike conditions. So, without further ado, let us check out…

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