This part of the history of Spanish-American War in Cuba covers the Battle of San Juan Heights, the impact of the Gatling gun and events up to August 1898.
Category Archives: Military History
The USA spreads its wings – The Spanish-American War in Cuba (Part II)
This second part of the history of the Spanish-American War in Cuba includes details of the land and sea forces involved and the landing at Daiquiri.
The USA spreads its wings – The Spanish-American War in Cuba (Part I)
A history of the Spanish-American War in Cuba in the late 19th century through which the United States spread its control over Cuba.
‘Frühlingserwachen’ – Germany’s last strategic offensive of World War II
An account of the Battle of Lake Balaton or ‘Frühlingserwachen’, Germany’s last strategic offensive of World War II and the disastrous results.
Operations ‘FV’ and ‘Ostfront’ – The battle of the North Cape
The Battle of the North Cape in which British and German navies clashed in December 1943: the British had launched Operation ‘FV’ to cover convoys in northern USSR and the Germans launched ‘Ostfront’ to destroy the convoys.
Operation ‘Dracula’ – The British recapture of Rangoon
A history of Operation ‘Dracula’, the British recapture of Rangoon, the capital of Burma, in May 1945, with details of the operational stages and the forces involved.
Operation ‘Weserübung’ – The German Seizure of Denmark and Norway
A history of Operation Weserübung, the German seizure of Denmark and Norway, with details of operational stages and consequences of the conflict.
Operation ‘U’ – The Japanese attempt to take Imphal and Kohima
A history of Operation ‘U’, the Japanese offensive against Imphal and Kohima in north-east India in 1944, with details of the major battles and consequences for the Japanese as well as the Allies.
A British/US Conflict – The War of 1812 (Part III)
This third part of the history of the War of 1812 focuses on the major battles of 1813-14, including the capture of Washington and the Burning of the White House to the end of the war.
A British/US conflict – The War of 1812 (Part II)
The second part of the history of the British-US War of 1812, from the first naval successes through to the Battle of Lake Erie to the spring of 1813.