At least that’s what one of my graduate professors once said. Welcome to this random assortment of (generally) military-centered academia and the occasional rant. Here
Category: World War II
The Double-Edged Sword: The Policies and Vision of Air Chief Marshall Hugh Dowding, their Effects on the Battle of Britain, and His Career in the Royal Air Force
A historian once declared that Hugh Dowding, Air Chief Marshall and head of RAF Fighter Command was “the only commander who won one of
Unpopular Opinions: In Defense of the Nuke
Why the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was necessary.
Britain or Bust: The Battle of Britain and the Failure of the Luftwaffe to Obtain Air Superiority in the Summer of 1940
The Battle of Britain, fought over the skies of England during the summer of 1940, was a key point in the Second World War. The
Blitzkreig: Brilliant Strategy, or Happy Accident?
“Even the most casual student of the Second World War is familiar with Blitzkrieg. This “lightning war” was the German secret weapon, a new and dramatic
A Sip for the Deceased – Enemies Honor the Fallen at Pearl Harbor
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pearl-harbor-ceremony-unites-former-us-and-japanese-pilots/ar-AAg5NX9?li=BBnb7KB Here is a recent article about a beautiful peace ceremony between Americans and Japanese. Read about this relic – an American canteen filled