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Wikipedia: Military history
Military history
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History -- Military history

Military history is the recording (in writing or otherwise) of the events in the history of Man that fall within the category of "conflict". This may range from a dispute between two tribes that come to blow over a plot of land, to a world war.

Purpose of military history

Military history has a number of purposes. One main purpose is to learn to fight and prevent wars more effectively. Another is to create a sense of tradition which is used to create cohesively military forces.

Types of warfare

There are a number of ways to categorize warfare. One categorization is conventional versus unconventional, where "Conventional" warfare involves well-identified, armed soldiers fighting one another in a relatively open and straightforward way without weapons of mass destruction. "Unconventional refers to other types of war which can involves guerrilla, insurgency, and terrorist tactics or alternatively can include nuclear, chemical, or biological warfare.

see also asymmetrical warfare

Military Unit Types

Classified by Era:

Classified by Region:

Classified by era:

Reporting of Military Events

Miscellaneous military history

See also


  

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