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Christian de Meza (1792-1865) En af de mærkeligste størrelser i dansk militærhistorie. Han var født i Helsingør af jødiske forældre, men blev allerede som barn konverteret. Han var kuldskær og noget af en hypokonder, var en glimrende pianist og sanger og gik ofte hjemme rundt i slåbrok og med fez. De Meza deltog med hæder i krigen 1848-50, hvor han avancerede fra major til generalmajor og spillede en afgørende rolle for sejren ved Isted. I 1864 blev han trods høj alder og skrøbeligt…

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Supposed Viking warrier, Denmark (Dansk Militærhistorie)

En overset militær enhed er de musikkorps der blev oprettet i 1841-42 og som gjorde tjeneste under de Slesvigske Krige. Dette er deres beretning.

Hazel Johnson-Brown, Army nurse who was first black female general, dies at 83

Hazel Johnson-Brown - Made military history in 1979 when she was promoted to brigadier general and, at the same time, to the command of the 7,000 nurses in the Army Nurse Corps. She was the first black woman to hold both posts.

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The Largest Naval Sea Battles in Military History Infographic

The Largest Naval Sea Battles in Military History Infographic

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Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand. 1709 was a fabulous year, but the rest was pretty cool.

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand. 1709 was a fabulous year, but the rest was pretty cool.

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Considering that she's the single most-decorated female soldier in world military history, a grizzled seven-year veteran of three wars fought across two continents, a two-time recipient of her country's highest award for military bravery, and a poor farm girl who single-handedly captured at least fifty enemy combatants and two enemy trenches during her career, there's not a whole lot of digital ink on the Internet dedicated to Sergeant Milunka Savic …

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First African-American woman to achieve rank of major general in U.S. Army inspires many

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15th Wisconsin "Scandinavian" Regiment, chapter 23 from E.B. Quiner's Military History of Wisconsin (Chicago, 1866) :: Wisconsin in the Civil War

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