The Second Punic War

“Decided…. the fate of Rome, and perhaps of Europe. Its real cause was the growing rivalry between the two great powers that were now struggling for supremacy in the western Mediterranean. But it was directly brought about by the rapid growth of the Carthaginian dominion in Spain. While Rome was adding to her strength by […]

Heroic Demon, Mr. Steve McQueen.

“McQueen, well, he’s the guy on his horse, the guy alone. He has his own code of honor, his own code of ethics, his own rules of living. He never, ever tries to impress the women, but he always gets the girl.” -Donal Logue on Steve McQueen. In contemporary fashion, the living enjoys pontificating judgment […]

21 Sikh Warriors

TAKE A KNEE and take some notes, behold, The Battle of Saragarhi, 12 September 1897, Tirah, North-West Frontier Province, British India (modern day Pakistan). 21 Sikhs of the British Indian Army, against 10,000 Afghan Pashtun’s. The Battle of Saragarhi was fought before the Tirah Campaign on 12 September 1897 between 21 Sikhs of the 36th […]