The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Single-mindedly devoted to hardening themselves into ruthless instruments of battlefield destruction, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging lady terminators were rightly-feared throughout Western Africa for over 250 years, not only for their devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their…
Thomas Palmer Musket | Museum of the American made by Philadelphia gunsmith Thomas Palmer, is believed to have been one of the forty muskets ordered by George Washington in January 1775 for the Prince William County Independent Company in Virginia. The First Continental Congress (September-October 1774) tried to secure the repeal of the “Intolerable Acts” by creating the Continental Association in order to enforce a boycott of British imported goods. Local “committees of safety” were charged…
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Fighting women of the Fon (Dahomey people) and their neighbors the Ashanti. Originally retained as an elite royal guard, Dahomey amazons held semi-sacred status as celibate warrior "wives" of the King. They prided themselves on their hardened physiques and highly-trained martial skills, and constantly strove to outperform their male counterparts. By 1890 they were more than 30 percent of the Dahomey fighting force.
The Special Air Service is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. It is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and has served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world. Special forces, or special operations forces, are military units highly trained to perform unconventional, often high-risk missions. The SAS together with the Special Boat Service (SBS), Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)
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Special Operations Forces Day is a professional holiday in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation celebrated annually on February 27. It was established by President Vladimir Putin in 2015. Special operations forces, also known as special forces, are military units that perform unconventional missions both within the country's territory and abroad. Special operations forces in their modern form emerged in the early 20th century. Nowadays, many countries have special forces as part of…
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