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Mthethwa-Zulu Military Reforms and The Buffalo Horns Formation

via thelastdiadoch: Mthethwa-Zulu… – Ami Jomi.


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Bantu Warfare

Bantu warfare in South Africa before the innovations of Shaka Zulu were more so ritualized skirmishes, raiding parties and duels loosely formed for the sake of something as simple as acquiring grazing lands, captives and cattle or resolving feuds and grudges.

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Remembering World War I in Delaware: Italy Has Million Man Army; Declares Provinces Are At War

Delaware soldiers remembered this Memorial Day weekend are 1st Lieutenant John Paul Heinel, Private John Joseph Horty, who, as we see in his service record below, was killed in action, and African American soldier Private Kennou Wood. 198 more words

World War I

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights - May 21, 2015


  • More on Canada’s Operation IMPACT here, and on news from that part of the world here (list of links) and here (Twitter list)
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The Fallen And The Injured

The Great, the Undefeated Yi Soon-Sin

Last month I wrote a post which listed some of history’s undefeated generals. An acquaintance of mine pointed out on Facebook that I failed to list the Korean general Yi Soon-sin. 1,438 more words


RCAF Iroquois Squadron 431

By Sandra McHugh

In World War II, RCAF Iroquois Squadron 431 executed 2,584 sorties, dropped 14,004 tons of bombs, lost 72 aircraft, and suffered 490 aircrew causalities, including 313 deaths, and 14 operational personnel deaths.1 My father, Edward McHugh, was part of the ground crew of this squadron.  507 more words

Military History

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights - May 20, 2015

Internal Security

The Fallen And The Injured