General History

Czechoslovakian Kolohousenka Tank

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As with most European Nations that experienced the horrors of World War I, Czechoslovakia too saw the need to produce Armored Fighting Fights locally. While this Nations …

US Vought VE-7 Trainer-Fighter Plane

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The first design of the (then) newly formed Vought Aircraft Company in 1917, The VE-7 was America's first adopted Fighter of The US Navy, and the first type to launch fro …

US Curtiss-Bleecker SX-5-1 Helicopter

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With it's prototype designed and tested in 1926, The Curtiss Aircraft Company's SX-5-1 was one of the earliest ''Rotary Wing'' Aircraft (Helicopter) produced for potentia …

Zouave

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The Zouave was a French Light Infantry Classification, popular from 1830 until the early 1960s. The name implies not only the type of Infantry, but was used to describe t …

French Lahitolle 95mm Field Gun

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Adopted by The French Army in 1875, The Lahitolle was a 95mm Field Gun which served as France's first all-steel Artillery Piece and among the first to feature a Screw Bre …

French AMC 34 Battle Tank

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Designed by Renault in 1931, The French AMC 34 was envisioned to be a primary Support Tank for use by The French Army. Many Countries in Europe were increasing their expe …

Decapitation Strike

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A Military Tactic, the term Decapitation Strike can be applied to the mid 19th Century AD, but is more commonly associated with 20th and 21st Century usage. In Convention …

''Doss House''

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The term ''Doss House'' can be traced to the 1860s of The City of London, England – and would become even more well known in the 1880s. Identified as ''cheap'' acco …

British Vickers A1E1 Independent Tank

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The Vickers Company built ''Independent'' A!E1 was an Inter-War Period Armored Fighting Vehicle which Vickers proposed for future Warfare. Expensive to build, The British …

The ''King's Shilling''

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A term going back to at least the 17th Century AD in England, the taking of The ''King's (or Queen's) Shilling'', meant that One was in paid Military Service, in either T …