Military History Digest #340

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Ancient:

  •  The Volcano That Caused Famines in Ancient Rome? It Was in Alaska | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/06/an-alaskan-volcano-may-have-hastened-the-fall-of-t...

 

Early Modern:

  •  First Database on the Imjin War Now Available - Universitat Autnoma De Barcelona - Uab Barcelona https://www.uab.cat/web/newsroom/news-detail/first-database-on-the-imjin-war-launched-1345...

  •  The Age of Louis Xiv: Frederick the Great and French Ways of War* | German History | Oxford Academic https://academic.oup.com/gh/article-abstract/38/1/24/5560167?redirectedFrom=fulltext

 

18th Century (to 1815):

  •  Introduction - Military Medicine and the Making of Race https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/military-medicine-and-the-making-of-race/introduction...

  •  The Battle of Trafalgar and the Naval War College Museum http://navalwarcollegemuseum.blogspot.com/2020/06/the-battle-of-trafalgar-and-naval-war.ht...

 

Civil War

  •  Archives Department Acknowledges Role in Distorting Alabamas Racial History - al.com https://www.al.com/news/2020/06/archives-department-acknowledges-role-in-distorting-alabam...

  •  Black Bostonians Fought for Freedom From Slavery. Where Are the Statues That Tell Their Stories? | Cognoscenti https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2020/06/16/abraham-lincoln-statue-emancipation-memorial-k...

  •  Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacyby Earl J. Hess the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/braxton-bragg-the-most-hated-man-of-the-confederacy-by-ea...

  •  The Confederacy Wasn't What You Think - The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/confederacy-wasnt-what-you-think/613309/...

  •  We Legitimize the 'So-Called' Confederacy With Our Vocabulary, and That's a Problem | at the Smithsonian | Smithsonian Magazine https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/we-legitimize-so-called-confederacy...

  •  Why Im Glad to See Lee Go, and Why I Hope You Will Be Too Civil Discourse http://www.civildiscourse-historyblog.com/blog/2020/6/10/why-im-glad-to-see-lee-go-and-why...

  •  www.historictakoma.org/voice/HowGeneralCarrollsEstateBecameTakomaJunction0508.pdf http://www.historictakoma.org/voice/HowGeneralCarrollsEstateBecameTakomaJunction0508.pdf

 

1865-1914

 

Interwar:

  •  American Fascism: It Has Happened Here | by Sarah Churchwell | the New York Review of Books https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2020/06/22/american-fascism-it-has-happened-here/?utm_source...

 

Second World War:

  •  24 June 1942 - This Day in Aviation https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/24-june-1942/?fbclid=IwAR3VApEPMiuZ8BLexEH17ZudwybGa3K8v...

  •  Eighty Years Ago Today -- Sinking of the Hmt Lancastria, the Worst Maritime Disaster in British HistoryOld Salt Blog http://www.oldsaltblog.com/2020/06/eighty-years-ago-today-sinking-of-the-hmt-lancastria-th...

  •  How American Racism Influenced Hitler | the New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/30/how-american-racism-influenced-hitler

  •  New Film Explores U.S. Suppression of Key Footage From Hiroshima and Nagasaki | the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus https://apjjf.org/2020/18/Mitchell.html

  •  Panzer Operations | the Globe at War http://globeatwar.com/review/panzer-operations#overlay-context=users/stevemerc

  •  The Most Difficult Antiaircraft Problem Yet Faced by the Fleet https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/wars-conflicts-and-operations/world-war-ii/19...

  •  The Transnational Goes Viral: Applying Global History to War - Past and Present https://pastandpresent.org.uk/the-transnational-goes-viral-applying-global-history-to-war/

  •  Watch This Incredible 1945 Video of a Tuskegee Airman Returning Home to Columbus https://www.columbusnavigator.com/earl-sherard-tuskegee-airman/?fbclid=IwAR1uELu8m1_GO_GEs...

 

Cold War:

  •  Blog - Q & a: Andrew Wiest - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/q_a_Andrew_Wiest/

  •  Eavesdropping on the Biafra-Lisbon Link Breaking Historical Ciphers From the Biafran War: Cryptologia: Vol 0, No 0 https://maa.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01611194.2020.1762261?fbclid=IwAR1CADvItbPZHP5...

  •  How Pepsi Briefly Became the 6th Largest Military in the World - Business Insider https://www.businessinsider.com/how-pepsi-briefly-became-the-6th-largest-military-in-the-w...

 

Post Cold War:

  •  As Soldiers Deploy Amid Pandemic, They Fight 2 Battles https://apnews.com/8f5afa03ca77f62d4aa4394a7b40f6da?fbclid=IwAR1KVphq-l5ggAQSx8fOZmWqWIjp4...

  •  Inside the Murky World of Libyas Mercenaries | the Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/libya-war-haftar-gna-syria-russia-wagner-u...

  •  Multiple Cia Failures Led to Theft of Agencys Top-Secret Hacking Tools | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/06/theft-of-top-secret-cia-hacking-too...

  •  Russias Air War in Libya: A Diplomatic Gambit? - Foreign Policy Research Institute https://www.fpri.org/article/2020/06/russias-air-war-in-libya-a-diplomatic-gambit/

 

Naval:

  •  The Navy Is Blaming the Captain It Fired for Accurate Covid-19 Warning https://news.yahoo.com/navy-blaming-captain-fired-accurate-204805946.html?soc_src=communit...

Thematic/Misc:

  •  Empires of the Sky Airminded https://airminded.org/2020/06/17/empires-of-the-sky/

  •  No Maam: Pentagon Down to Just Handful of Women Appointees, Spotlighting History of Inequality https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2020/06/24/no-maam-pentagon-down-to-just-handful-of-w...

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