Tag: battle

The largest city in the world located above the Arctic Circle

Murmansk was completely destroyed during World War II. In terms of the number of German bombs dropped per square meter, it is second only to Stalingrad. Located on the coast of the cold Barents Sea, Murmansk serves today as the main northern gateway of Russia. One of the country’s largest ports, through which it conducts regular trade with the rest of the world, is located here.

I Survived a Firing Squad

Can you imagine what it must be like to be marched out to face a firing squad, say goodbye to your closest friend who is standing next to you and then have the squad shoulder their rifles and march away having not fired a shot?  What are the odds of that happening during a war situation?

The Battle of Kambula was unfairly overshadowed by the Battle of Rorke’s Drift

The movie ZULU (1964) caught the imagination of the world and inspired the courage of fighters who against all odds defeated their enemies. Although one of the lesser-known actions of the Anglo-Zulu War, the Battle of Kambula on 29th March 1879 avenged the British defeat at Isandlwana, established the superiority of the invading force and became the turning point of the war.

A wake the fuck up electric shock for NATO says Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said that the Russian military special operation in Ukraine was a ‘electric shock’ for NATO. ‘I confirm everything I said. In 2019, I said that NATO was in a state of brain death. This was true from the point of view of the strategy and the principle of the organization’s work,’ TASS quotes the influential president as saying at an event dedicated to the French leader’s election program.