Category Archives: History

OSPREY Publishing: Modern African Wars (4) – The Congo 1960 – 2002

Osprey’s first title in the Men-At-Arms ”Modern African Wars” series-within-a-series appeared in 1986, and the series has been a big hit ever since. The first title was “Modern African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80″, followed by “Modern African Wars (2) Angola and … Continue reading

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Friday Foto

Members of the Liberty Jump Team exit “Whiskey Seven”, the National Warplane Museum’s WWII-veteran C-47 Skytrain based in Geneseo, New York. Copyright: Liberty Jump Team, 2013

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Merry Christmas!

Remember everyone deployed… “During World War I, on and around Christmas Day 1914, the sounds of rifles firing and shells exploding faded in a number of places along the Western Front in favor of holiday celebrations in the trenches and … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers’ CAR-15 – from Panama to Iraq

This is how quiet professionals Improvise – Adapt – Overcome. Read the full story here.  

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Operation Market-Garden official anniversary jump 2013

 

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