This Week In Combined Arms History

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Monday, October 16, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

By late summer 1781, Lord Cornwallis’ Southern Strategy had stalled. Despite numerous successes against rebellious colonists in the Carolinas, British troops lacked the numbers of legitimacy to maintain control in the areas they left behind.

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Monday, October 9, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

Everyone remembers Napoleon – his victories, his glory, his empire, and his Waterloo. Few, however, recall the achievements of his many brilliant subordinates. Though a military genius in his own right, even Napoleon could not win alone.

Everyone remembers Napoleon – his victories, his glory, his empire, and his Waterloo. Few, however, recall the achievements of his many brilliant subordinates. Though a military genius in his own right, even Napoleon could not win alone.

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Monday, October 2, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

After two years of bloody, often indecisive warfare, the British high command in America decided on a new strategy to divide the rebellious colonies through seizure of the Hudson River in New York.

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Monday, September 25, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

On 25 September 1846, the U.S. Army – under command of General Zachary Taylor – occupied the city of Monterrey in Northern Mexico. The occupation was preceded by one of the most significant battles of the Mexican-American War.

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Monday, September 18, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Few historical events so drastically altered the landscape of military affairs as the French Revolution. A major social transformation in its own right, the Revolution affected the make-up, tactics, and fighting ability of the French Army.

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Monday, September 11, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

Though only seventeen when he ascended the throne, Gustavus Adolphus proved to be a model Swedish king.

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Monday, September 4, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

In the summer of 1812, Napoleon’s France dominated nearly the entirety of Europe. Only England and Russia stood outside the imperial reach.

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Monday, August 28, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

After their stunning victory in the Six Weeks War with Austria-Hungary, Prussia’s position as the preeminent state in central Europe was well established. The rise of Prussia had, however, upset the delicate European balance of power.

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Monday, August 21, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

The joint USMC / U.S. Army campaign on the island of Guadalcanal was one of the first land-based counterstrikes launched by American forces against Imperial Japan. In August 1942, the battle was still undecided – U.S.

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