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The official British army fitness programme

The official British army fitness programme. 16 weeks of workouts. Press ups, sit ups, 1.5mile run.

from HubPages

U.S. Army Basic Combat Training (BCT); Preparation and Motivation

The goal of this article is to prepare you for the basic knowledge you'll need to know to be successful and possibly more readied than the average Army recruit arriving to Basic Combat Training (BCT).

from Diana Overbey

Trench construction in World War I

When people think of World War I, one of the first images that comes to mind is the trench. Here’s a look into how these major features were constructed, as well as their impact on the war. …


Roman roads, together with Roman aqueducts and the vast standing Roman army, constituted the three most impressive features of the Roman Empire. In Britain, as in their other provinces, the Romans constructed a comprehensive network of paved trunk roads (i.e. surfaced highways) during their nearly four centuries of occupation (43 - 410 AD).