Monthly Archives: October 2016

Grim Determination and Tactical Flexibility: The Methodology of Roman Victory.

By Pat Lowinger In the summer of 264 BC, Rome and Carthage squared off against each other for control of the island of Sicily.  This conflict, which would later be called the First Punic War, would last for over two … Continue reading

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The Price of Victory and Politics of War: The Roman Defeat at Cannae 216 BC.

By Pat Lowinger In the winter of 1862, the numerically superior Union Army of the Potomac, under the command of General Ambrose Burnside attacked Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia at the town of Fredericksburg. The Union Army … Continue reading

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