In this video, we discover the cultural changes that played an unseen hand in the development of warfare. Did you know, in the past, unqualified noblemen lead us into battle? Nowadays unqualified peasants like myself are allowed to take a crack at it! 'Close with and destroy the enemy.'
The infantry has the best job description in military history. They're the oldest job in the military. Find out where their name originally came from. Every couple of hundred years an unbelievable never before imagined strategy hits the scene in infantry tactics thereby changing the world. Throughout time history is marked by this pattern.
From the Greek Phalanx and Ancient Roman Legion to the modern-day machine gun these leaps often catch the enemy completely by surprise. We try to present an informative light-hearted and entertaining look at military history and weapons systems.