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How did sword cavalry charges work?
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How did pastoral nomads keep winning battles/wars? When did the tide turn against them for settled societies?
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Did armored cavalry have an advantage over unarmored cavalry in 18th/19th century?
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How did the Weygand Line collapse so quickly?
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Why was Italy unified under the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia and not under a stronger state?
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Did modern soldiers try to miss their shots?
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What happened to the other European residents in Khartoum in 1885?
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Was Otto Carius fair in his assessment of American forces vs. Russians?
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What was the dominant Soviet strategy for invading Germany in the 1980's?
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Why was there a tradition attached to Crossbowmen?
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Was the US close to running out of volunteer manpower during the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars?
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Are there any battles that have been extensively studied across the world?
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Did any nation have a demonstrable qualitative advantage in their soldiers of the 18th century, and how did they achieve this?
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Why did the US not move to crush the Haitian Revolt after the 1804 massacre?
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Why does Northern Ireland not include the counties Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan?
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Why were the populous coastal areas of China not linguistically united?
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What was the context behind Felix Frankfurter's quote?
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Why was PTSD not written about as much before the 20th century?
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How and why did the Cavalry lance temporarily fall out of favour during the 16-18th centuries?
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What happened to the French soldiers evacuated at Dunkirk and elsewhere in 1940?
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What percentage of the population in the Thirteen Colonies in 1776 were first/second generation immigrants?
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Why did Europe not see Roman-era numbers of men participating in battles until the 17th century?
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Why were pre-missile era cruisers often attached to fleet battlegroups?
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Why were the Thirteen Colonies more successful, both economically and socially, than other colonies?
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Is it fair to say that the USSR has technical parity over NATO on land and air over much of the cold war?
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Why were 40,000 German troops left in Prague instead of pulled back to defend Berlin?
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Why did archery not make a comeback when armor was phased out in the 18th century?
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Besides Crecy and Poitiers, in what battle was the Longbow the decisive weapon?
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In a broad sense, what are the reasons for the history-spanning persecution of Jews?
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What was the attitude of English knights towards their longbowmen counterparts?