Category Archives: Warfare

Siachen:World’s Highest Battleground

 Siachen glacier  is billed as the world’s highest combat zone, but atrocious weather conditions have claimed more lives than actual fighting. The 77-kilometre-long (48-mile) glacier traverses the Line of Control, the de facto border separating Indian- and Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, at … Continue reading

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Early Use of Bioweapons

Biological weapons are toxic materials produced from pathogenic organisms (usually microbes) or artificially manufactured toxic substances that are used to intentionally interfere with the biological processes of a host. These substances work to kill or incapacitate the host. Biological weapons … Continue reading

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The Atomic Bombs, End of World War II and Begining of Nuclear Age

Sixty years ago , the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, and the Japanese government surrendered to the United States and its allies. The nuclear age had truly begun with … Continue reading

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