Heart of Oak

     Heart of Oak is the official quick march past of the Royal Navy, and many Commonwealth Navies (including the Royal Canadian Navy). It was composed to...

HMS Dreadnought

     HMS Dreadnought came about thanks to the naval arms race between many countries at the turn of the 20th century. Admiral "Jacky" Fisher (Later Lord Kilverstone) had created a commitee at the...

Remembrance

    Being that Remembrance Day is fast approaching, I would like to take this time to honor the sacrifice of veterans from around the world. Men and women fought, on land, on the sea,...

The Battle of Trafalgar: October 21st 1805

   Today marks the 207th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. 4:15 pm commemorates the approximate time at which Lord Nelson died on the orlop deck of HMS Victory. Way back in 1805, Napoleon...

The Battle of Leipzig

   The Battle of Leipzig took place on 16-19 October 1813. This is the battle that I regard as the turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. Despite the disaster in...