Churchill's Balkan Gambit: During World War II, the Allies devised a series of deception plans and operations. These deception campaigns were instrumental in the success of real Allied operations against Axis forces.
Cyrus II of Persia: Centuries before the rise of Alexander the Great, the Persian king Cyrus II built up the largest empire the world had ever seen. Cyrus established the Achaemenid Empire, that would rule for 200 years before being conquered by Alexander the Great.
Bloody Raindrops in Vietnam: On 6 August 1966, the US Marine Corps launched Operation Colorado. It was an ambitious effort to flush out Communist forces embedded near Chu Lai.
Tales of the Teppo: Firearms are an integral part of the modern battlefield. The introduction of firearms to Japan in the 16th century would forever change the face of battle throughout eastern Asia.
The Battle of Omdurman: Victorian imperialism reached its apex on 2 September 1898 on the battlefield outside Omdurman.