March 2014

The War Of The Oligarchs.

by Daniel Russ on March 31, 2014

      Charles Furgeson and Professor Colonel West firmly believe that Obama’s refusal to prosecute a single person on Wall Street for misconduct over the economic meltdown was not a matter of personal philosophy or predilection. It is a calculated and deliberately obsequious gesture meant to prevent the powerful oligarchs who run this country […]

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        It was a battle that pitted Indian against Indian. It pitted European versus European. It was hardly recorded. The paroxysm of violence was seen by hardly anyone and it was fought on a continent a million times larger than the battlefield. Yet it had an ineluctable effect on US history. In […]

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Marcus Aurelius’ Reign Was Forever Ruined By A Plague That Did More Damage To Rome Than Any Barbarian Tribe..

March 26, 2014

. Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus were brothers, both had been plucked from aristocratic families by the Roman Oligarch Antonius Pius. It was not a favor Pius was doing. He was following strict missives issued by Hadrian, the Emperor, and these were conditions upon which rested Pius as his choice as successor.  Marcus Aurelius and […]

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General Colin Powell Selfie Age 24

March 24, 2014

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90 Year Old Concentration Camp Guard To Stand Trial.

March 23, 2014

      Gisela S. is her nom de prison.  In the camp, her name was Demming. She is 90. And in her youth she was a vicious Nazi guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau who beat prisoners, or made them stand in a crammed cell for days or until death for minor infractions. This die hard supporter […]

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Facebook As The New Place For Political Posters.

March 22, 2014

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The Ostwind Germany’s Last Anti Aircraft Gun.

March 21, 2014

    The Ostwind or “East Wind” was a 20 ton anti aircraft gun built by Germany on an old panzer chassis. Production started very late in early 1945. Only 37 of the lanned gun were finised and only a handful ever made it into the field. The 37mm gun came with 1000 rounds and […]

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Why Did Germany Lose World War II? Hitler Was An Awful Manager.

March 20, 2014

      One of the things about writing history is that after a while the pieces start to fit together. You know enough about large complex events that their relationship becomes obvious and then history truly becomes a story. Of course my favorite topic to explore is World War II. It is not a […]

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The Wirbelwind AAA Gun.

March 15, 2014

      It was late when the Wirbelwind was deployed. German was already on the way to a disastrous finale. That said, the German war machines moved forward to the bitter end. Only 100 of these capable gun platforms were made. The old Pz Kmpf IV chassis with 4 20mm guns and a 7.62mm […]

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More Great Statistics Found On Line. Here, US Aircraft Losses In Korea.

March 14, 2014

  I love this new website http://www.alternatewars.com where they list some great military statistics. Below, click to enlarge and we see aircraft losses in the Korean War.   . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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US Military Awards. Click To Enlarge.

March 13, 2014

  US Military Awards.     http://www.alternatewars.com/BBOW/Awards/US_Military_Awards.htm Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Interesting Online Statistics About The Production Of The V2.

March 12, 2014

    Click to enlarge. This is a massive graphic. . . Cool statistics found online tells us tons of information that historians find extremely important. That said, it is ironically funny that the Nazis kept copious records of their manufacturing plants, especially the ones that built the V.2, the classic rocket ship shaped intercontinental ballistic […]

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Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus Belies The Sexism Of His Day.

March 11, 2014

  .   . Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus wrote about why the Earky Roman Army and even after Marius won so often. He bemoaned their sloth and undisciplined ranks in the time just before Constantine, aaround 390 AD. Vegetius’ advice on hiring for the military belies institutional sexism that has never left us.   “Fishermen, […]

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Tortured Arguments.

March 10, 2014

  USS San Antonio. LPD Ship That The US Uses To Hide And Torture Suspects. .   .Why would a country that calls itself a standard bearer for human rights fail to sign an International human rights treaty? In 1995, Conrad Harper, the Clinton administration’s top State Department lawyer, said American officials, he said, had […]

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Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Roman Historian, Writes About Roman Military Power.

March 9, 2014

    . No one really knows much about this Roman chronicler of Roman methods of warfare. Hew rote two tomes and that is all we have of him.: Epitoma rei militaries  and Digesta Artis Mulomedicinae, a treaty on animal medicine. .“The Lacedaemonians, the Athenians, the Marsians, the Samnites, the Peligni….Did not the Epirots acquire in former times […]

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The Changing Face Of Warfare.

March 8, 2014

  Rwandan troops Board A C-17 On The Way To Darfur.   Afghanistan is a country that has been at war continually since 1978. From the Soviet invasion, to the American invasion, almost two million Afghanis have died fighting interlopers and foreign armies. The Afghanis have been fighting western armies for about five centuries and […]

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Charlie Chaplin’s Speech From The Great Dictator.

March 7, 2014

      I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible; Jew, Gentile, black men, white. We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by […]

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The Eilat Was The First Vessel Sunk By A Ship Launched Sea Skimming Missile.

March 4, 2014

  The HMS Zealous became the Eilat when after World War II, Israel bought it and converted it into a naval patrol vessel. On October 21, 1967, the Eilat was patrolling shore off of Port Said in Egypt when an Egyptian Komar Class missile boat picked it up on radar. With little provocation, the Egyptians […]

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Devices To Hear Approaching Aircraft. WWI.

March 3, 2014

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Thermopylae And The Straits Of Artemesia.

March 2, 2014

  Spartan King Leonidas The Persians invaded Greece under Xerxes to get revenge for an insult to Persian Imperial authority: the Ionian revolution. Greece was not a place like it is today, where everyone has a national identity. Greece was an amalgam of tribal bands that organized themselves into city-states. Yes, they all ate the […]

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