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History

  1. What Was 'The Iron Curtain'?

    What Was 'The Iron Curtain'?
    In one of the most famous political speeches, former Prime Minister Winston Churchill declares, "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent." This speech is considered the opening volley that initiated the Cold War. Continue reading →
  2. The History of Hunting Knives

    The History of Hunting Knives
    Hunting is one the oldest sports to exist. It has fuelled our evolution and survival. Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe to be the earliest evidence of our ancient ancestors hunting and scavenging. The evidence mainly consists of 2-million-year-old animal bones and stone tools. Continue reading →
  3. A Brief Timeline of the Cold War

    A Brief Timeline of the Cold War
    Discover our beginner’s timeline for the Cold War, highlighting key moments in the conflict between the USA and Soviet Union. Our timeline traces history from WWII to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  4. Eight Famous War Animals

    Eight Famous War Animals
    Discover some of the most notable animals to take part in wartime combat. We look at horses’ role in WWI, dogs and elephants in ancient warfare and much more!
  5. 5 Traits of a Successful Military Leader

    5 Traits of a Successful Military Leader
    Find out about 5 traits that have created some of the most successful military leaders. Here we explore key skills that will build trust and respect among followers.
  6. 6 Facts About the 'Bouncing Betty'

    6 Facts About the 'Bouncing Betty'
    We explorethe history, creation and impact of one of the most feared military weapons during World War Two, the S mine!
  7. Airsoft Bucket List 2021

    Airsoft Bucket List 2021
    As we head toward the end of another year, it’s time to start looking at what 2021 should have in store for us. We’ve all had a lot of time to think and plan out what we want next year to look like.
  8. Military Heroes: Lord Horatio Nelson

    Military Heroes: Lord Horatio Nelson
    Celebrated for his strategic leadership during the Napoleonic War, Admiral Horatio Nelson is one of England’s most celebrated military leaders! Discover why!
  9. Military Heroes: Mary Seacole

    Military Heroes: Mary Seacole
    Mary Seacole is an interesting historical figure that was influential during the Crimean War. She was a pioneer in nursing and, as a military hero, continues to inspire many to this day.
  10. Brand Profile: Walther

    Brand Profile: Walther
    Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen is a German manufacturer of air guns and firearms, founded over 100 years ago. Now a popularised brand for competitors, discover their history!

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