Tag Archives: Cold War

Book Review: Artillery Of The Warsaw Pact

Artillery Of The Warsaw Pact, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As yet another volume in the author’s extensive collection of books about the militaries … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shadow Of The Great Game

The Shadow Of The Great Game:  The Untold Story Of India’s Partition, by Nandra Singh Sarila In reading this book, I got the feeling that it was written largely for Indian audiences as a way of informing them about the … Continue reading

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The Unseen Deeps Of A State

Yesterday I came across an article [1] that dealt with the deep state of Turkey, a nation whose moves towards democracy have been somewhat hindered by a tension between the increasingly Islamist electorate and the military and bureaucracy that since … Continue reading

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Who Says You Can’t Go Home?

Some tragedies attract a great deal of press and other tragedies appear to be lost in obscurity, for reasons known only to those people who have the choice to talk about something and choose to remain silent and hope it … Continue reading

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Today In History: On June 14, 1777 the Continental Congress Approved The First US Flag And The Continental Army

For some reasons flags and militaries go together.  From ancient history (going back to biblical times) armies have used flags as standards to rally behind, as an inspiration in battle.  This connection continues to the present day.  Deceased veterans are … Continue reading

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