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Oct
4
revised Is the killing between communists and Muslims in Indonesia during 1965 mutual?
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Oct
4
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Oct
4
revised Is the killing between communists and Muslims in Indonesia during 1965 mutual?
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Oct
3
comment What role did the space race play in reducing the nuclear threat during the 1960s?
I see some sources re. US prospects on Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonization_of_the_Moon, but no sources for Soviet prospects.
Oct
3
comment Was “Blitzkrieg” at least partly intended for trapping the Jews?
"somebody had to starve" - this is oversimplification. I would say "somebody had to be repressed"; this had nothing to do with food, and everything to do with totalitarianism.
Oct
1
comment Why didn't Imperial Japan attack the Soviet Union during World War 2?
I think they would rather go for Kolyma River and these gold mines, if anything. But as you say a big place with not so many resources close to Japan. Anyone can check on the map where were Norilsk nickel mines, or where was Chelyabinsk with all the tank factories. Long long way from home.
Sep
29
revised Was “Blitzkrieg” at least partly intended for trapping the Jews?
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Sep
29
comment Was “Blitzkrieg” at least partly intended for trapping the Jews?
I was meant to say "in June 1941, they didn't know...". True, that mass shootings followed closely, but the first extermination camp (Auschwitz II - Birkenau) was established in October. This was the moment when Germans turned genocide into "industry".
Sep
28
answered Was “Blitzkrieg” at least partly intended for trapping the Jews?
Sep
27
comment When did aircraft carriers eclipse battleships as the “King of the seas”?
+1 although answer would benefit from more references.
Sep
25
comment How would one have gone about setting up a business during Communist Revolutionary China?
heiring?... hiring?
Sep
12
comment Did the end of the British Raj in India create an economic loss for Britain?
The bigger country (in terms of production, market, and population) the more it can push others around and profit from it. So letting control of India was a great long-term economical blow. An extreme example - dismantling United States into single states. It might not have any immediate effect on unemployment in Wisconsin (or other local metrics). But today Wisconsin implicitly benefits of the equilibrium that power of US enforced on other countries, and they would quickly lose these benefits.
Sep
12
comment What was the religion of the Arabic people before conversion to Islam?
+1 for providing the source, as unobjective as it is.
Sep
9
comment Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
My opinion is that Britain neither provided "all the support and assistance in its power" in case of German invasion or in case of USSR invasion. Your opinion may differ.
Sep
7
revised Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
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Sep
7
answered Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
Aug
26
revised Which cultures did *not* produce alcohol?
source says "Eskimos"
Aug
26
comment Which cultures did *not* produce alcohol?
Ugh... I would rather use racist term, than FALSELY suggest that some information is sourced when it isn't. Current source says "Eskimo", so if you say "Inuit" please reference some other source or leave it unreferenced.
Aug
2
answered Which cultures did *not* produce alcohol?
Jul
27
revised How large were Bronze Age settlements?
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