This Week In Combined Arms History

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Monday, January 20, 2020 to Sunday, January 26, 2020

The War of 1812 was fought on many different fronts on land and at sea. The young American republic found varying levels of success on each of these fronts. Along the northern border with Canada, however, the U.S. generally fared poorly.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 to Sunday, January 19, 2020

On the cold morning of January 17, 1781, a British force of 1200 soldiers under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton met American Brigadier General Daniel Morgan in the Battle of Cowpens.

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Monday, January 6, 2020 to Sunday, January 12, 2020

Even the best plans rarely survive contact with the enemy. Complicated, joint operations are even more prone to disorder or collapse. The British and Allied assault on the Turks at the Gallipoli peninsula serves as a prime historical example.

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Monday, December 30, 2019 to Sunday, January 5, 2020

Leadership can turn the tide of battle. Mission Command, an aspect of leadership, is an important warfighting function and an invaluable resource.

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Monday, December 23, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019

In late 1776, George Washington's Continental Army stood perilously close to defeat. Moreover, the enlistments of his small and battered force were set to expire within a few days.

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Monday, December 16, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019

The moment Martin Luther published his Ninety Five Theses, he unwittingly set off nearly 150 years of religious wars waged across Europe between Catholic and Protestant factions.

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Monday, December 9, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019

By 1899, just two years after Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, the British Empire stood at its height. Britons had defeated Napoleon, checked Russia in the Crimea, and conquered one third of the planet.

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Monday, November 18, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019

It was the same mistake that King Charles XII of Sweden and Emperor Napoleon of France had made: an extended land invasion of the Russian interior. Now, in 1941, Adolf Hitler’s German Army would meet a similar fate.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019

Following an air campaign that began on 20 November, 1994, Russian forces invaded Chechnya on 11 December.

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Monday, November 25, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019

On November 30, 1864, the Confederate Army of Tennessee under the command of General John Bell Hood arrived on the outskirts of Franklin, Tennessee. The Union defenders, led by Major General John M.

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