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Jul
21
reviewed Looks OK Has anyone ever been punished for Project MK-ULTRA?
Jul
21
reviewed Reopen How many Jewish refugee have been expelled out of Arab lands and when?
Jul
21
reviewed Leave Open When did e-book pirating started and how did it evolve?
Jul
21
reviewed Leave Open What evidence is there of Semitic or Aramaic origins of Brahmi script?
Jul
21
comment What evidence is there of Semitic or Aramaic origins of Brahmi script?
This topic was covered in the answer to this question: history.stackexchange.com/questions/5954/…
Jul
10
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
30
comment Why bother attacking castles at all? Why not go around?
Note - there are differences in how fortresses are used strategically. In Europe in the late middle ages, there were a lot of castles. Bypass one to invest a fortified town, as that's where the loot was, and the army inside the castle would come out and attack you from the rear. Chase them back inside, and the army in another nearby castle you had bypassed would come out and attack you from the rear. This is how the Hungarians defeated the Golden Horde.
Jun
27
awarded  Enlightened
Jun
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
25
comment Classical battle sizes vs medieval battle sizes
Depends on where in the Middle Ages - the Mongols assembled massive armies, and fought equally massive armies in Eastern and Central Asia. Did you mean only in Europe?
Jun
23
reviewed Leave Open How did the Nazis view Dickens' Oliver Twist?
Jun
23
reviewed Leave Open What effort did the Luftwaffe make to prevent Operation Torch landings in North Africa 1942?
Jun
11
revised Was it ever deemed illegal to translate the Qu'ran?
Corrected date
Jun
2
reviewed Leave Open Mexicans in the US from the Mexican period
May
30
reviewed Leave Open Were there Jewish Cossacks in the 17th century?
May
30
reviewed No Action Needed Why America waged war against Vietnam?
May
30
reviewed Leave Open Why America waged war against Vietnam?
May
29
comment Is Taiwan always a part of People's Republic of China?
@jwenting - It's safe to assume Taiwan has nuclear weapons as well; of the three pariah nations of the '60s and '70s, South Africa, Israel and Taiwan, they were the only one with the technical and economic ability to run a nuclear program who didn't officially announce it.
May
23
awarded  Necromancer
May
19
awarded  Enlightened