The Strength Of…

“The strength of a nation does not depend alone on its armies, ships and planes; it is also measured by its qualities for leadership, by its resources and industries, by the determination of its people, and by the strength of its friends and allies.” General George C. Marshall (1880 to 1959) George Catlett Marshall was… Read More

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The Duality of Numbers & Quality…

“Numbers alone do not produce military strength. Soldier quality is essential to our strength. This duality is achieved by good leadership and instruction.” General Maxwell D. Taylor (1901 to 1987) Maxwell Davenport Taylor was a US Army officer who became a pioneer in airborne warfare in Europe during World War II, Chief of Staff of… Read More

Strength & Majesty of the British Soldier…

“Then was seen with what a strength and majesty the British soldier fights.” William Napier (1785 to 1860) Sir William Francis Patrick Napier was a British general and historian who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, particularly in the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal; he wrote the popular History of the War in the Peninsula…,… Read More

Discipline, Courage & Strength…

“If you wish to feign confusion in order to lure the enemy on, you must first have perfect discipline; if you wish to display timidity in order to entrap the enemy, you must have extreme courage; if you wish to parade your weakness in order to make the enemy over-confident, you must have exceeding strength.”… Read More

Defense or Attack…

“Strength lies not in defense but in attack.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of the most well-known – and reviled – figures in history. As the leader of Nazi Germany, he orchestrated both World War II and the Holocaust, events that led to the deaths of at least 40,000,000 people. In… Read More

European Union Countries by Military Power 2018

According to the index created by Global Firepower (GFP), the military power of European Union countries in 2018 is: France. United Kingdom (UK). Germany. Italy. Spain. Poland. Greece. Czech Republic. Sweden. Netherlands. Romania. Denmark. Hungary. Finland. Bulgaria. Austria. Slovakia. Portugal. Belgium. Croatia. Slovenia. Lithuania. Latvia. Estonia. Ireland. Reference GFP (Global Firepower) (2018) European Union Powers Ranked… Read More

Top 10 Countries by Military Power 2018

According to the index created by Global Firepower (GFP), the top 10 countries by military power in 2018 are: United States of America (USA). Russia. China. India. France. United Kingdom (UK). South Korea. Japan. Turkey. Germany. With due deference to current circumstances it is interesting to note that North Korea is positioned at number 18.… Read More