Forty-two White army veterans joined the Carlist Requeté militias during the Spanish Civil War.
Since I am not an expert on Christopher Columbus, I do not feel qualified to write extensively about him or his life. However, I do feel inclined to celebrate Columbus Day, due to the recent push to get rid of this holiday, by smearing both Columbus and colonialism as a whole. While others made it… Continue reading Happy Columbus Day
Finding interviews archived by the Veterans History Project, I have compiled just a handful of these - four to be exact - to summarize in this article. The full interviews are linked throughout the article, as I only quote select portions I believe especially interesting or relevant.
Tim Bax's autobiography, Three Sips of Gin, focuses mostly on his military career in the service of Rhodesia, especially his time as a member of the famed Selous Scouts. It is an engaging story, one that provides a valuable glimpse into the bush war and most of Tim Bax's life, who doesn't even begin his… Continue reading “Three Sips of Gin” – Tim Bax’s Experience in the Selous Scouts
"What indeed decided me to take up arms for the Nationalist cause? I had no Spanish connections, I had never visited the country, and I spoke not one word of the language; nor was my impulse religious, for I was not a Catholic. Of of my two principal motives, the first can be summarized tritely as 'a thirst for adventure.'"
John Alan Coey. He was a Christian, though a Lutheran, and he graduated from University only to reject an Officer’s Commission with the Marines in order to enlist as a volunteer in Rhodesia.
Saint Emperor Constantine the Great, Equal to the Apostles is one of the most influential men in all of history. As John Julius Norwich, a Byzantine historian has written, he perhaps deserves the title of “the Great” more than anyone else given such a title throughout history. However, to compare him to men like Alexander… Continue reading Saint Constantine, Christian Emperor