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  • A cat "savior" of British PF from Mao's communists

    Although dogs are considered mans best friends, one cat, Simon, proved himself worthy of them. The British Navy still honors the heroic cat, decades after his death. Simon was the mascot of the British frigate HMS Amethyst, which during the final phase of the Chinese Civil War, was trapped by Maos f

  • Golan 1973 – Outpost 107… 20 Israelis facing the Syrian masses (vid.)

    After their victory in the Six Day War in 1967, the Israelis enjoyed a sense of security. But everything was to be turned upside down in 1973 when the Arabs attacked en masse and by surprise. In the Golan the Israelis had fortified the controlled territory. They had created a deep anti-tank ditch

  • Czechoslovakia:First battle of WWII before its start... Captain Pavlik

    Czechoslovakia was literally sold by the British and French to Hitler in 1938 with the failed Munich Agreement in 1938. Hitler in violation of even this favorable agreement for him ordered the occupation of Czechoslovakia which was dissolved as state with Slovakia becoming an independent satellite s

  • Who betrayed Anne Frank to the Germans? A solution to the historical mystery?

    A six-year investigation into the unsolved case of Anne Franks betrayer has led to a surprise suspect in the death of the teenage writer of the famous diary, who was discovered in her hiding place by an Amsterdam canal, who died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945. A relatively unknown person,

  • Ο “Έλληνας” ιππότης που “έκοβε” Τούρκους! Με το σπαθί, σαν τον άνεμο

    Από τις 18 Μαΐου 1565 που οι Τούρκοι αποβιβάστηκαν στη Μάλτα με σκοπό την κατάληψη του νησιού και την εξόντωση του Τάγματος των Ιπποτών του Αγίου Ιωάννη, σημειώθηκαν τρομακτικής έντασης μάχες. Αν και οι Τούρκοι, μετά από άγριες συγκρούσεις και πολλές απώλειες κυρίευσαν το μικρό οχυρό του Αγίου Έλμου

  • Παγίδευση των Τούρκων φονιάδων και η εξόντωσή τους… Μάχη αφανισμού

    Μετά την ήττα του ενώπιον της Βιέννης ο Σουλεϊμάν ο λεγόμενος «μεγαλοπρεπής» δεν παραιτήθηκε των σχεδίων του να κατακτήσει το «Χρυσό Μήλο» και να φέρει το Ισλάμ στην καρδιά της Ευρώπης. Ο Σουλεϊμάν, το 1532 ξεκίνησε επικεφαλής μιας μεγάλης στρατιάς 120.000 ανδρών. Αφού πέρασε τον ποταμό Δράβο στη

  • Ο στρατιώτης που “καθάρισε” μόνος σχεδόν 300 Τούρκους, ο ξεχασμένος ήρως

    Ο Γουίλιαμ (Μπίλι) Έντουαρτν Σινγκ ήταν κινεζικής καταγωγής. Γεννήθηκε στην Αυστραλία το 1886 και από νωρίς έδειξε πως ήταν καταπληκτικός σκοπευτής υπερνικώντας και τα ρατσιστικά στερεότυπα της εποχής επιτυγχάνοντας μεγάλες νίκες σε σκοπευτικούς αγώνες. Στις 24 Οκτωβρίου 1914 κατατάχθηκε στο 5ο

  • The "blood drinker" who "drank" the blood of the Turks... A very "wild night"

    After the Fall of the City in 1453, Mohammed II continued his expansionist policy. In 1460 the Turkish sultan sent an embassy to the Vlach ruler Vlad Dracul, demanding the payment of a servitude tax owed since 1459. In response, Vlad killed the Turkish envoys. The sultan demanded 10,000 coins and 1,

  • The battle of steel in the Asian “Kursk… The great, fierce tank battle

    The Battle of Asal Uttar was one of the biggest tank engagements of the Second Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. In September 1965, the Pakistanis had invaded India in large numbers, reaching a depth of 5 km beyond the border and occupying the small town of Khem Karan in Punjab. The Pakistanis invaded

  • When the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga tore a Turkish warship to pieces

    In the fall of 1992, the US and Turkey participated in NATOs Exercise Display Determination 1992. Naval units from the two countries participated in the exercise under the supervision of American Admiral Jeremy Michael Burda. The forces involved were divided into two with one representing the fr

  • Thousands of Turkish bodies strewn across the plain... The Double-Headed Eagle wins

    In the spring of 1664 another Turkish invasion of the lands of the Habsburg Empire was underway. A large Ottoman army had advanced as far as Hungary and Slovakia. The Turks spread over a large area facing the small Austro-German forces of Marshal Montecucoli. Montecucoli deployed his approximatel

  • The marshal destroyer of the Turks! SHAME on the crescent, the “P”

    In 1735 the Crimean Tatars, allies of the Turks, made yet another devastating raid on the lands of the Russian Empire. This was the reason for the declaration of war by the Russians against the Tatars and Turks. In 1739 the war had passed through several stages. In 1739, the Russian army of the Germ

  • "They let the Turks approach... they emptied their pistols on them"

    After their defeat in Vienna, in 1683, the Turks accepted the counterattack of the Austrians, retreating to present-day Serbia. After the conquest of Belgrade by the Imperialists (the army of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, led by the Habsburg ruler of Austria), the Turks made Nice their

  • Chernobyl:“…they saw their men melt alive before they died…”

    Mykola Bodarenko was at work that night, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in a room 150 meters from the 4th block. Describing, some years later, the moment of the explosion, to Reuters, he had said characteristically:We heard a sound and then followed a wave like an earthquake. That was the fir

  • An old... Ukraine 117 years ago... Russians – "yellow monkeys" 0-1

    The Battle of Sandepu was one of the most important battles of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) fought in Manchuria, in the homonymous village near Mukden. After the great battle of Shaho where the Russians suffered a tactical defeat against the inferior Japanese, the two armies deployed against eac

  • Hitler's Turkish and Arab jihadists...speciality in massacres (vid.)

    For the German Nazis, Islam was a religion of warriors, a religion whose followers were good recruiting material. For this reason they supported Gailanis anti-British rebellion in Iraq in May 1941, worked closely with the wretched Grand Mufti of Jerusalem al-Husseini and recruited tens of thousands

  • “Object 279″… A Soviet tank that would last until Armageddon

    Object 279 the name of a Soviet tank, the result of a secret program, which could even withstand the shock wave of a nuclear explosion. It was a strategic strike and fragmentation tank that would pose a maximum threat to the West… Design began in 1957 at the Kirov plant in what was then Leningrad

  • The largely unknown and great destruction of the Turkish army

    The Ottoman Empire, which the Turkish neighbors have been very proud of lately, dreaming of reviving it at the expense of Greece, has never been the powerful war machine they want to present. Equally, her military system, which in the beginning raised her against powerless, in any case, opponents, l

  • The Russia-Ukraine war:What does it have in common with World War I?

    Historian Christopher Clark, author of the book The Sleepwalkers:How Europe Went to War in 1914, spoke to Deutsche Welle about the commonalities of World War I. with the war in Ukraine. Your book The Sleepwalkers made people rethink whether Germany started World War I, or whether many European state

  • Sausage Secret Weapon:Full Enemy Pots, Hunger, Defeat

    Food is one of our basic needs, along with water. It doesnt take a genius to figure out why. Our body needs nourishment from all these different foods. Their lack has dire consequences for everyone, much less for hard-fought troops in the field. This also happened during the so-called Winter War,

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