Why did Britain object to the Ottomans bringing its ships-of-the-line against Russia in the beginning of the Crimean War?
I came across this in the "Background section" of Wikipedia article Battle of Sinop. Fighting at sea between Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire had been going on for weeks, and the Ottomans ...
In 2011, one of the popular stories over the Internet was a history of The Lion of Gripsholm Castle. The Swedish language version of the linked blog entry was the one responsible for spreading this ...
There is a controversy discussed here about Atatürk's responsibility for the Armenian Genocide. However, this source says that that Atatürk actually may have ended it. I want to know about Atatürk's ...
H. J. A. Sire argues in The Knights of Malta that the Spanish fleet would quickly move and retake the island, had the siege been succesful. The same claim is made - in passing - in Tim Willocks' ...
How was the relation between the Ottoman Empire and Serbia, Greece, and Montenegro during the Second Balkan War?
As pointed out by Tom Au in this answer to "Has there ever been a truly multi-sided war?", Turkey fought and lost to Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro in the First Balkan War. However, shortly ...