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What did squires do in the middle of a medieval battle?

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What's the advantage of the infantry column formation in the Napoleonic Wars?

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How did Muslim traders raise investments given Islam's prohibition of usury?

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Why did families in 6th century Mecca send their babies to be raised in the desert?

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How was Abd al-Rahman I recognized when he arrived in Islamic Hispania?

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What decides who goes in the front rank in a line infantry formation?

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Was the Napoleonic era cavalry armour effective against firearms?

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Muslim population in Islamic Iberia

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How did Saudi Arabia become and remain strongly Wahhabi?

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What kind of armor did the soldiers use in pre-gunpowder Southeast Asia?

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Why were there "hussars" all across Europe?

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Whose colors/coat-of-arms did men-of-arms wear in a feudal army, 14th century?

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How did the Dutch East India Company (VOC) have so much revenue when they only control small part of Indonesia?

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2 answers
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Who kept noble prisoners captured in battle?

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What do "zones of influence" mean, according to the Treaty of Sevres after WWI?

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Status of merchants in feudal Europe

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What laws of war existed before the modern international treaties and conventions?

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How were mounted infantry (like dragoons) used in battle?

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What is the motivation of having heavy infantry to the right and light infantry to the left flank?

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How did Turkey achieve such a quick military rebound after World War I?

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1 answer
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How were war elephants used against cavalry?

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2 answers
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Umar ibn Khattab and Omar as a Western given name

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How significant was the US military role during the NATO campaign in Libya?

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Why were Greek philosophy and sciences taken up by medieval Muslim civilizations, but not contemporary Western Europe?