General History

Polish Zouaves of Death

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/polish-zouaves-of-death Formed in 1863, the so named ''Zouaves of Death'' – were a Polish resistance Force raised to fight against Imperial Russian annexation of portions of Poland. Their …

Italian Volunteer Legion

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/italian-volunteer-legion The Italian Volunteer Legion was a 200 Man Force of Volunteers who supported The Dutch Boers of South Africa, during their War with Great Britain (The Boer War of 1899-19 …

The ''Diamond'' Formation

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/the-diamond-formation Dating to perhaps as early as the 3rd Century BC, the so named ''Diamond'' Formation, was a common early massed Cavalry Tactic. Used against Shield Walls of Infantry Troo …

''Black Hats''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/black-hats The term ''Black Hat'' (or simply ''Black Hats'') is indicative of The US Armed Forces, in particular – The US Army. These are basic Baseball-style, civilian procur …

Voyageurs

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/voyageurs The Voyageurs were a form of ''Transportation Service'', which worked along with French Canadian Fur Trappers and Hunters. They were responsible for almost 90% of all tra …

British Corps. of Guides

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/british-corps-of-guides Formed in 1846 by Officers of The British Army assigned to Colonial India, The British Corps. of Guides was a Frontier Force. Tasked to protect and enforce Laws in India' …

Papal States Army

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/papal-states-army While today's Vatican is the center of The Catholic Faith, it was once the seat of power for what was known as The Papal States. These Territories (located mostly in Ital …

British Vickers 6-Ton Light Tank

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/british-vickers-6-ton-light-tank While The Vickers Armament Company was best known for it's small arms productions, it did experiment with various Armor Fighting Vehicle designs. One such, was The Vicker …

Boudica

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/boudica While some Historians stated the Female Heroine Boudica possibly never existed (or was at least an amalgamation of persons), others state that She was a very real person, …

German Reichsflotte

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/german-reichsflotte Established in 1848 by the short lived ''German Empire'', The Reichsflotte was the first true German Navy created by that Nation. Needed due to a War with Denmark in 1848 …