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Military

  1. 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.
  2. 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!
  3. 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.
  4. 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!
  5. 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.
  6. 5 Military Tactics for Your Airsoft Team

    5 Military Tactics for Your Airsoft Team
    Airsoft is just a game, but inspiration can be taken from real-life military tactics and implemented on the airsoft battleground to lead your team to victory!
  7. Military Heroes: Edith Cavell

    Military Heroes: Edith Cavell
    Every year between 1914 and 2015, the UK’s military was involved in some form of conflict or warfare. Processing that the UK has had a turbulent century of unrest with the the world can be overwhelming. Amongst the disturbing horror and hopelessness of war, we can uncover inspirational stories of humans who have shown true courage and bravery when maintaining...
  8. Who Were The Real Peaky Blinders?

    Real Peaky Blinders Since first airing all the way back in 2013, Peaky Blinders has gone from strength to strength. The BBC show, now awaiting its sixth season, has captured the collective imaginations of both fans in the UK and abroad. However, although the story may seem entirely fictitious, the show is very much rooted in fact. Here, we’ll be taking a look at the myths and legends that came to inspire one of the most successful UK TV shows of the past decade. Continue reading →
  9. Military Heroes: Paul Tibbets

    Military heroes Paul Tibbets In this instalment of our military heroes series, we look at the life of Paul Tibbets. A name not known by many, but a man who changed the very course of history with his actions. Seen by many as a hero, but also as evil by others, Tibbets appears in the history books for a singular achievement; being the pilot of the 'Enola Gay'; the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb, on the city of Hiroshima. Continue reading →
  10. What are Military Peacekeeping Missions?

    Man holding a peace flag As we've spoken about in our blog countless times, we are fascinated by the military, both at home and abroad. We've recently taken a look at Joint Force 2025 and marvelled at the plans to upgrade the UK's military power. We've also looked at guns and equipment used by the military, such as how bomb suits are made and used. Continue reading →

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