Brush up on your military history while staying in

While under quarantine from the Rona, there are lots of cool things that were recently made available that I think you guys would enjoy, for free.

How about a Virtual Tour of USS New Jersey


Osprey Publishing for the past couple weeks has been making several of their excellent books available in their entirety for the low low cost of free. 

“Many people all over the world are staying at home to combat the spread of COVID-19. While self-isolation might be a bit daunting, it’s also a great opportunity to catch up on your reading. To help pass the time, we’ll be giving customers five free eBooks each week for the next four weeks. Read through the options, add the eBook to your basket and use the code FREEBOOKS2 at checkout to get your free eBooks.”


The Pritzker has a great video of Robert S. Colella author of Battle for Baqubah: Killing Our Way Out. It is a firsthand account of a fifteen-month span in the volatile Diyala Province of Iraq.


The Marine Corps History Department has a great 52-page PDF on the Battle of Nasiriyah, which was 17 years ago this month. How time flies.

Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marines, 3d Platoon during the Battle of Nasiriyah in 2003

Stay safe out there, fellas.

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