The Russian Imperial Army has been portrayed as unfit to wage a modern war. It is best known for a catalogue of disasters at the hands of the Germans, notably at Tannenberg in 1914 and Gorlice-Tarnow in 1915, and then for its sudden collapse in the 1917 revolution. Yet General Alexsei Brusilov launched one of […]
Author: Military History Monthly
The Normandy Tank Museum is shutting down and will sell its entire collection of tanks, armoured vehicles, and Second World War memorabilia at auction next month. The museum is closing its doors due to poor visitor numbers. It is situated on a Second World War airfield used by the Allies during the Battle of […]
There were around 50 hospital staff in Brussels before Waterloo, some of whom had recently been on campaign elsewhere in the Low Countries. Other regimental doctors came over with their battalions, as did other hospital staff members (physicians, apothecaries, purveyors, and dispensers). At the time of Waterloo, there was no anaesthesia, no knowledge of or […]
As the last knot of mutineers stood against the charge of the 10th Bombay Native Infantry, there must have been many who marvelled at the regiment’s bravery. Kotah-ki-Serai in June 1858 was the stiffest fight that the 10th experienced in the so-called ‘Sepoy Mutiny’. Bengal troops – trained, armed, dressed, and equipped just like the […]
This month, we have 3 copies of Air Power: A Global History by Jeremy Black to be won! The Supermarine Spitfire is one of the most iconic aircrafts in aviation history, but do you know what other means the British and their enemy forces used to wage war in the air? Air Power: A Global History is an […]
There are a select number of battlefield tours that every military history enthusiasts should experience. Here is a promotion of the finest, most reasonably priced worldwide tours available. GALINA INTERNATIONAL BATTLEFIELD TOURS Galina began organising battlefield tours for adult and school groups to France, Belgium, and the Netherlands in 1989. In those days, 30 people at the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres was regarded […]
A promotion of collectibles and events for the Somme Centenary.
A promotion of military history titles available to buy.
Centenary season continues with a promotion of specialist military history events to keep the history enthusiast busy.
A promotion of some of the best events coming up over the next few months.