This Week In Combined Arms History

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Monday, October 22, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018

By the fall of 1864, the situation looked grim for the Confederates.

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Monday, October 8, 2018 to Sunday, October 14, 2018

By the 8th century C.E., Arab Islamic society was preeminent across much of the African and Eurasian land mass. Conquering armies even overran Spain and were threatening Christendom within modern Day France itself.

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Monday, November 5, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018

In the mid-1950s, Egypt was led by Gamal Abdul Nasser, a fierce nationalist with Pan-Arab aspirations.

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Monday, November 19, 2018 to Sunday, November 25, 2018

In the third decade of the 7th century CE, Arab Muslims exploded out of the Arabian Desert and presented a shocking challenge to the two great empires of the region: the Byzantines and Persians.

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Monday, October 15, 2018 to Sunday, October 21, 2018

By the summer of 1944, U.S. forces in the Pacific were preparing to fulfill MacArthur’s promise and “return” to the Philippines.

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Monday, November 26, 2018 to Sunday, December 2, 2018

Most popular military history is Euro- or Western-centric. This is an understandable bias given the physical location and linguistic capabilities of most Western historians.

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Monday, November 12, 2018 to Sunday, November 18, 2018

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, October 29, 2018 to Sunday, November 4, 2018

By 1790, the new American Republic had just emerged from a lengthy revolutionary war and had only been recognized as officially independent for 7 years. The U.S.

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Monday, October 1, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018

After losing New York City in summer and fall 1776, Washington’s Continental Army managed two unexpected victories over the British at Trenton and Princeton. This raised the hopes and expectations of Congress.

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Monday, September 24, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018

King Frederick “the Great” of Prussia vaulted the medium-sized German kingdom of Prussia onto the world stage with a bold attack on the Austrian Hapsburg province of Silesia in 1740.

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