Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime – AKA Geneva Conventions

International agreements on the Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime were signed at the first Convention Continue reading

War correspondent by telegraph

During the Crimean War, (in what is now part of Ukraine), from 1853 to 1856, William Howard Russell, a reporter for The Times of London, was conducting War correspondent by telegraph from a combat zone. 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

French Wartime Reconnaissance Balloon Launched

The first wartime reconnaissance balloon was launched on June 26, 1794, during the Battle of Fleurus, Belgium. Continue reading

British War Photographers Used in Crimean War

Two British photographers, Roger Fenton and Marcus Sparling produced war photographs covering the siege of Sevastopol Continue reading

Ancient Scythians Practiced Scalping

Ancient Scythians from southern Russia practiced scalping 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

Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad (Arabic: مُحمّد‎, pronounced [muħammad]; c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE) was the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets. Continue reading

Islamic Military Victory the Battle of Badr

The Islamic Battle of Bar took place in Saudi Arabia on March 16, 624, following Muhammad’s raids on Meccan caravans returning from Syria. Continue reading