Military Review
"Second Numa Pompilius" - Antoninus Pius

"Second Numa Pompilius" - Antoninus Pius

The activities of the fourth "good emperor" of the Antonin dynasty are highly appreciated by historians, but he remains in the shadow of Trajan, Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius...
Operation Spark. Assault on the "Ladoga Fortress"

Operation Spark. Assault on the "Ladoga Fortress"

On January 18, 1943, on the outskirts of Workers' Settlement No. 1 near Shlisselburg, units of the Leningrad Front joined forces with the troops of the Volkhov Front. As a result, the blockade of Leningrad was broken...
How did the Khmelnytsky uprising begin?

How did the Khmelnytsky uprising begin?

Offended and furious, Khmelnitsky no longer believed the king, he conceived something else. On the way from Warsaw, he showed privileges and urged people to take up arms - for the time being for the king, against the pans. That's how it started...
"Toad head" from all the vicissitudes of fate

"Toad head" from all the vicissitudes of fate

Today we will talk about the so-called "toad head" helmets (frog-mouth helm in English) or stechhelm (stechhelm in German) - a very original type of helmet characteristic of the XV - and that's all ...
Place of power: 80 years of the Pentagon

Place of power: 80 years of the Pentagon

January 15, 1943 completed the construction of the Pentagon building. This is one of the largest and most protected buildings in the world. Symbol of the United States Armed Forces...
The Age of the Five Good Emperors

The Age of the Five Good Emperors

In the history of Ancient Rome there are 84 years (from 96 to 180), which are often called the "happy century", "golden age" or "the era of five good (good) emperors" ...
The myth of the Tatar-Mongol yoke

The myth of the Tatar-Mongol yoke

The fake about the "Mongol-Tatar yoke" was launched by the Vatican. No Mongols from Mongolia ever reached Rus'. This is a lie and nonsense. A bunch of shepherds couldn't conquer huge kingdoms and build...
The Truth About Truth

The Truth About Truth

What advantages and disadvantages of printed propaganda in the USSR can the yellowed pages of Pravda tell us?...
How the Russian army ended up in Paris

How the Russian army ended up in Paris

On January 13, 1813, the Russian army of Field Marshal Kutuzov crossed the Neman in three columns. Thus began the foreign campaign of the Russian army, which ended in April 1814 with the collapse of Napoleon's empire...
Reds vs. whites - the educated prevailed

Reds vs. whites - the educated prevailed

We conclude the essay on the professionalism and military experience of the members of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic during the Civil War...