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May
27
answered What was the purpose of Nazi extermination camps?
May
27
comment Did any of the 50 Destroyers swapped for bases with Great Britain in 1940 sink any Axis military vessels?
The Wikipedia link you provided has links to each ship's battle history. I glanced through a few and found that most had engaged U-boats and torpedo boats (aka E-boats).
May
25
answered Based on historical experience what would happen if/when the USA/EU fell?
May
25
answered How was occupied France governed during World War II?
May
24
answered How Was Roman Military Equipment Created and Distributed
May
23
comment When did propaganda or the influence of Media first start to have effect?
I guess you could also include scary witch doctor masks and such as propaganda if you wanted to expand the definition that far. Your article link on Roman propaganda reminded me of this: youtube.com/watch?v=IIAdHEwiAy8
May
23
answered When did propaganda or the influence of Media first start to have effect?
May
23
comment Why did the United Kingdom industrialize first?
Have you read The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith? He's a contemporary of the times and explains it quite well in a lot of detail.
May
23
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May
23
comment What is the origin of the American stereotype that Polish people lack intelligence?
"the roles are never reversed for us" - Not back then but now there are areas you can go to a be at a significant disadvantage if you don't speak Spanish.
May
22
answered Was there any way to deal with infections in pre-modern times?
May
20
answered Why did Russia give up its claims to the Oregon Country?
May
20
answered When were the heresy laws abolished in England?
May
18
answered Did the US gov't pay the Cherokee for their lands in Georgia?
May
16
comment What were Hispanic people called in the US in the 1800s?
I agree, "Mexican" or "Cuban" was the common term I heard when I was growing up and what my Grandparents used. Most of the derogatory terms I've heard about from earlier eras centered around Catholicism (papist, etc.).
May
16
answered Why were so few Luftwaffe attacks flown against the Normandy beaches on 6 June 1944?
May
15
answered During the American Civil War, could you send mail to someone across the border?
May
15
awarded  Editor
May
15
revised What precipitated the rise of social safety nets in the United States?
grammer correction
May
15
comment Explosive Ordinance Yield Over History
If you have access to Netflix they have a number of good shows on this topic like Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey and Weaponology. Of course, they're on a general, entertainment, level but can give you some basic info.