The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Single-mindedly devoted to hardening themselves into ruthless instruments of battlefield destruction, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging lady terminators were rightly-feared throughout Western Africa for over 250 years, not only for their devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their…

The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Single-mindedly devoted to hardening themselves into ruthless instruments of battlefield destruction, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging lady terminators were rightly-feared throughout Western Africa for over 250 years, not only for their devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their…

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1 6 Hot Toys Soldier Story B w Custom Para Military Unit A | eBay
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1 6 Hot Toys Soldier Story B w Custom Para Military Unit A | eBay
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Military coat of the Connecticut Regiment,1776, American, wool, metal. This example of a uniform jacket worn by an officer during the American Revolution is completely hand-made. Owned by Col. William Taylor, it shows a significant amount of wear. Color, style and number of buttons are among the features used to identify one's military unit, or regiment, in this case Connecticut Regiment 1776.

Military coat of the Connecticut Regiment,1776, American, wool, metal. This example of a uniform jacket worn by an officer during the American Revolution is completely hand-made. Owned by Col. William Taylor, it shows a significant amount of wear. Color, style and number of buttons are among the features used to identify one's military unit, or regiment, in this case Connecticut Regiment 1776.

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The U.S. Army can seem like an overwhelming organization. Check out this infographic for a great cheat sheet, break down of the Army's structure.

The U.S. Army can seem like an overwhelming organization. Check out this infographic for a great cheat sheet, break down of the Army's structure.

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Segregated Latino-American military unit, active from 1899-1959, seeks national recognition. "Similar in nature to the famed Tuskegee Airmen and other segregated U.S. military units, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers were the largest, longest-standing, and only active-duty segregated Latino military unit in U.S. history"...

Segregated Latino-American military unit, active from 1899-1959, seeks national recognition. "Similar in nature to the famed Tuskegee Airmen and other segregated U.S. military units, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers were the largest, longest-standing, and only active-duty segregated Latino military unit in U.S. history"...

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