Mistral purchase gives Egypt a ‘light’ carrier battle group

World Review - January 13, 2016. Since this was published, Egypt has taken delivery of both Mistrals. Cairo is now working out with Moscow, the delivery of Ka-52K naval attack helicopters, and the Russian combat systems suites were originally to have been installed, before France suspended the delivery of the vessels to Russia over the... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Britain: How it was won

*Originally published in Hubpages June 23, 2014* Note: It's a long one. 😉 The Few Without question the most important factor in winning the Battle of Britain, was the pilots of RAF Fighter Command. These men endured long periods of little sleep, hurried meals, and multiple, increasingly intense aerial dogfights each day; at a time... Continue Reading →

D-Day: The story behind the story

*Originally published on Hubpages, June 6 2014.* Dunkirk and the fall of France Following the lightning German advance across northern France in May 1940, the most powerful forces of the French Army and British Expeditionary Force (BEF) found themselves completely cut off in Belgium. Retreat having been ordered too late, the BEF together with accompanying... Continue Reading →

Britain wisely opposes an EU Army

Which would achieve a long-held dream of Franco-German political elite; push American geopolitical and security influence out of Europe so that Franco-German hegemony can resurface.

China Reportedly Constructing Aircraft Carrier

No collection of naval officers in any navy can simply study naval aviation history, read a book, or 'google it' to learn.

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