Mongols

“Run Away….Run Away!!!!” The Feigned Retreat.

by Daniel Russ on November 22, 2010

In the mid 13th century the Mongols were still an immensely powerful military and political force, but like all empires, and empires by definition expand, the Mongols were running into the limits of their own expansion. After Leignitz, the Mongols would never come this far west again. That said they defeated an army that represented […]

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  Mongol Warrior The Tatars swooped out of Central and North Asia on horseback and in clouds of dust, the din of conquerors about to vitiate whatever recovery Germany had attained over the previous century”s bloodshed. Now comes a conqueror who was able ro win the loyalty and respect of the most powerful tribal nomads […]

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Red Turban Revolt

June 3, 2010

It’s ironic and even a little funny that the Guardian Angels wore red hats to signify they were going to be a guiding force in law and order. Red seems to be a color that provokes or reflects this sentiment. Superman’s coat was the symbol of saving grace from pole to pole is the Red […]

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First Mongol Invasion

May 19, 2010

November 1274, 900 Mongol ships bearing 40,000 Mongols troops aboard landed at Hakata Bay. Among the attackers were Korean and Chinese mercenaries. Previously this reconnaissance force landed at Iki Island and Tsuhshima Island and slaughtered its inhabitants. Japan had long before folded itself into a xenophobic warrior kingdom, convinced that Japan was the center of […]

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