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Life for the Russian Soldier During the Napoleonic wars

The various wars fought in the period between 1803-1815 are referred to largely as the Napoleonic wars. Napoleon, as leader of France, led his country in a number of conflicts against other European nations following the French revolution. Russia, being a powerful European state, was involved in a number of conflicts and thus mobilised a…

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10 Interesting Facts About Germany in WW2

1. In Most Cases, German Soldiers were better than Allied Soldiers Now this one can be difficult to explain, as what is the definition of a ‘better soldier’? After all Germany did lose the war. But if you look at all the battles where German troops fought allied troops, they outperformed the allies almost every…

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The Road to War – First World War

The 28th July 2014 will mark the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, I think it’s only appropriate that this blog’s first post should therefore be on that topic. And so the best place to start is exploring the chaotic path that Europe took towards war in 1914. Most know…

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The Birth of The Military History Blog!

Hello! So this is where it all starts… My name is Jonny Morris and I have always been fascinated with History. I studied History and Politics at Cardiff university and after graduating I spent much of my spare time reading books on the topic. The one main aspect of History that always stood out to me…