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B.A. in History albeit a zillion years ago


Mar
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revised What was the fighting style & equipment of troops in Eastern Europe & the Baltics in the 13th Century?
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Feb
25
asked What effect did awareness of devastating bombing at home have on the fighting spirit of German troops on the Eastern front?
Feb
25
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Feb
24
revised Flag with dark border and light inner?
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Feb
24
revised When has serious unemployment among educated young populations not led to revolution or war?
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Feb
24
revised Was “Golden Pheasant” used pejoratively in Nazi Germany?
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Feb
20
comment Has this newspaper printed the wrong picture (as well as a baffling caption)?
so, the Express aren't being so dumb after all. but still "at the battle front near Reims" would be a better caption for a general audience.
Feb
20
comment Has this newspaper printed the wrong picture (as well as a baffling caption)?
Superb working out!
Feb
20
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Feb
19
accepted Has this newspaper printed the wrong picture (as well as a baffling caption)?
Feb
19
asked Has this newspaper printed the wrong picture (as well as a baffling caption)?
Jan
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Jan
15
comment Were any German cities spared by by the Allies for personal or idiosyncratic reasons?
@PieterGeerkens that's an interesting claim and worthy of a question in its own right. i've never heard it anywhere else though.
Jan
15
revised Were any German cities spared by by the Allies for personal or idiosyncratic reasons?
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Jan
14
comment “More Frenchmen bore arms for the Axis than for the Allies during the Second World War”?
There was also Dakar which was an emphatic victory for Vichy France fighting hard against the Allies. Admittedly it was also badly botched by Free French/British.
Jan
14
comment “More Frenchmen bore arms for the Axis than for the Allies during the Second World War”?
@OldCat as well as in Syria the British and Vichy French fought for several months in Madagascar and there were several other raggedy encounters in other regions. Not large forces though. The book England’s Last War Against France: Fighting Vichy is helpful.
Jan
12
comment Why did the Union army favor a “western” route to approaching Richmond during the American Civil War
@PieterGeerkens leaving aside "Union" I saw "Civil War" and "Richmond" and thought of London.
Jan
11
revised Why did the Union army favor a “western” route to approaching Richmond during the American Civil War
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Dec
28
asked What became of the plan to partition Angola?
Dec
10
comment Did France & Italy continue to develop and manufacture sophisticated military hardware once under German control?
it's the occupied north of Italy 1943-5 which the question refers to, especially as that's where Italy's industrial/manufacturing base lay/lies. +1 tho'.