Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis must be breathing a sigh of relief tonight! The Army, together with the FBI, has stopped a very potentially dangerous situation involving a U.S. soldier allegedly involved with ISIS. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang, who has served in the Army since 2001, was arrested Saturday night by an FBI SWAT …
Charity Adams, the first African American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942. She served in the Army for four years and held the rank of Lt. Colonel at the time of her release from active duty.
This beautiful Spanish map depicts the principal regions of Europe in play during the Eighty Years War (1568-1648) in which the Netherlands rebelled against the Spanish Hapsburg rule ultimately forming the independent Dutch Republic. An interesting touch is an illustration of burning fleet at the top of the map in the North Sea. Could be a reference to the Spanish Armada which was destroyed in 1588 in an unrelated action against the English during the same period.
The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it