Freedom’s Last Stand Preview #1

Happy Monday, everyone. I’ve opted to make a change in the post rotation and push up the first preview of Freedom’s Last Stand, the US-China War blog to today. The entry originally scheduled for publication today will be posted on 10 February instead. Two factors influenced this decision. First, February is a short month and …

WWIII In Numbers (Entry #2)

WWIII In Numbers Entry #2 14- Senior Soviet generals who were relieved of command and arrested between 9 July and 4 August, 1987. Three TVD commanders, two fleet commanders, three TVD deputies and four senior Soviet Air Force generals. All were executed with the exception of Marshal Ogarkov (Western TVD commander-in-chief) who was simply forced …

Ukraine 2023 Update: Challengers, Leopards and Abrams Will Be Heading To Ukraine

We’re jumping back to reality for a short spell to discuss the decisions by Germany and the US earlier in the week to supply Ukraine with main battle tanks. Specifically, Leopard 2s and M-1 Abrams. Great Britain also announced last week it will be sending around a baker’s dozen Challenger 2s to Ukraine. Overall, the …

5 Primary Factors That Contributed To The Soviet/WP Defeat On The Central Front INTRO

Military historians love to debate the reasons why major armies were soundly defeated on the fields of battle throughout history. The Central Front in 1987 is no exception. For thirty-plus years historians have conducted research and presented an endless number of theories to explain in great detail just how and why the Soviet Union and …