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Winston Churchill served with the Scots Fusiler Guards in WWI. .....The 1/6th Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers get a new Commanding Officer - On this day in Scottish Military History - 06 May 1916

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from The Deadliest Blogger: Military History Page

THE ANGLO-SAXON HUSCARLS

Famous Danish Vikings | THE ANGLO-SAXON HUSCARLS | The Deadliest Blogger: Military History ...

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The Thin Red Line was a famous military action by the British Army's red-coated 93rd (Highland) Regiment at the Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854, during the Crimean War. In this incident the 93rd aided by a small force of Royal Marines and some Turkish infantrymen, led by Sir Colin Campbell, routed a Russian cavalry charge. Previously Campbell’s Highland Brigade had taken part in actions at Alma and Sevastopol.

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from Mail Online

Queen attends Battle of the Somme vigil on centenary

Carrying heavy packs and metal helmets, a group of British soldiers continue their journey across a landscape littered with debris

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American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History just finished ... everyone should read to comprehend the sacrifices made

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from Mail Online

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

A group of soldiers hang up clothes as they relax outside a shelter near the trenches of t...

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WWI, 13 Nov 1916, Battle of the Somme. British soldiers in a bomb crater in the German lines near Beaumont Hamel after the capture that day. ©AKG Images ( AKG 916759)

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