William Howard Russell

Sir William Howard Russell, CVO (28 March 1820, Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland – 11 February 1907, London, England) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents. Continue reading

Crimean War receive extensive newspaper coverage

The Crimean War (1853-56), was the first war to receive extensive newspaper coverage. Continue reading

Swiss Guards uniforms designed by Michelangelo

Michelangelo during the mid-16th century designed a military uniform for the Swiss Guards, Continue reading

Japanese First Used Ironclad Vessels in War

Ironclad naval vessels were first used during the invasion of Korea by the Japanese warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1592. Continue reading

American Turtle Was the First War Submarine

The war submarine American Turtle was built by American inventor David Bushnell of Saybrook, CT, USA in 1776. Continue reading

Spain Built a Military Hospital

The first military hospital was built by the Spanish at Mechelen in Brabant (now Malines, Belgium) during Spain's campaign Continue reading

First Cryptographic Decoder

The first cryptographic decoder, Colossus I was built by Alan Mathison Turing, Maxwell H.A. Newman, and T.H. Flowers Continue reading

Ancient Scythians Practiced Scalping

Ancient Scythians from southern Russia practiced scalping Continue reading

Historical Narrative Depicting Greek and Persian Wars

Herodotus of Halicarnassus of Turkey wrote The History of the Greco-Persian Wars before 425 BCE. Continue reading

Wright Built First Military Aircraft

Wilbur and Orville Wright built the Wright military flyer of 1909 for the U.S. Army Signal Corps as an observation and signaling craft. Continue reading