General History

Baig (Title)

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''Baig'' was a form of Title seen originally in usage in The Middle East – beginning in the 16th Century AD. It was both a Civilian and Military Title. It is transl …

Agha (Title)

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The term ''Agha'' was a Title used within The Ottoman (Persian) Empire. It was seen in use around the 15th Century AD. The term is translated to mean ''Elderly Brother'' …

Fort Stanwix

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Located in Upstate New York (US) – near The City of Rome, Fort Stanwix was built in 1758 by The British Army, during The French and Indian Wars (a North American ex …

Gonbad

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Seen in Persian (Middle Eastern Architecture), The Gonbad structure is a form of stone Tower – known for it's spire or ''Onion'' Top. They are also not circular or …

1st Troop, Philadelphia City Cavalry Regiment

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Considered the oldest Active Duty US Army Unit (continuous), The Troop of Cavalry, City of Philadelphia was formed as a Militia in 1774 – of ''Gentlemen of The City …

Slugshot

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''Slugshots'' were improvised weapons and personal self-defense devices – used by many Sailors in many Navies throughout The World. These devices were quite popular …

British 30th Regiment of Foot

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Formed in 1702, The 30th Regiment of Foot first fought in The War of Spanish Succession and were used as an impromptu ''Marine'' or Naval Infantry Detachment. When The Re …

Stone Frigate

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A British Naval Term of the early 19th Century AD – a ''Stone Frigate'' was a Naval Establishment on land (Building or Structure). Since it;s inception, The Royal N …

Jacobite Manchester Regiment

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Raised in 1745, The ''Manchester Regiment'' (formerly The Duke of Perth's Regiment), supported Prince Charles Stuart in His bid to Claim The Throne of England (The Jacobi …

Australian Mounted Rifle

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The South Australian Mounted Rifles were a Military Formation of Great Britain – deployed to South Africa during The Boer Wars of 1900. The Colonial Force consisted …