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Category: Military History

The camel skeleton unearthed near the Danube River in Tulln, Austria. (Credit: Alfred Galik/Vetmeduni Vienna)

Ottoman “War Camel” Skeleton Found in Austrian Basement

Archaeologists have determined that animal bones found in an Austrian cellar are the remains of a 17th century Ottoman “war camel.”

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The Charge of the Light Brigade, 160 Years Ago

On the eve of its 160th anniversary, take a look back at history’s most celebrated cavalry charge.

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9 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Armed Forces

Delve into the history of America’s military on the 225th anniversary of its official founding.

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U.S. Military Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

As the U.S. military ends its policy of excluding women from combat, take a look back at women who have served on the front lines throughout history.