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 Prelude to Waterloo – A Boardgaming Way Essay      

 Prelude to Waterloo – A Boardgaming Way Essay      

Other December 15, 2014 0

By Paul D Fish DVM On April 6, 1814 Napoleon was forced to abdicate his thrown and go into exile on the island of Elba, near his birthplace in Corsica. He remained there for

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WSJ: The First War to Run on Oil

WSJ: The First War to Run on Oil

Other August 21, 2014 0

From the Wall Street Journal By DANIEL YERGIN World War I made gasoline central to combat and world politics. Half a century ago, on the 50th anniversary of World War I, the diplomatic historian William

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What Happened to the Hood? (Part II) – An Analysis

What Happened to the Hood? (Part II) – An Analysis

Paul Comben July 31, 2014 2

By Paul Comben In the first part of this analysis, I looked at the events leading up  to those fateful  minutes in the Denmark Strait, and then at the  course of the battle itself. In

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WSJ: The War That Broke a Century

WSJ: The War That Broke a Century

Other July 29, 2014 0

A king, a kaiser, a czar—all were undone as they realized what they had unleashed with World War I. By PEGGY NOONAN  Updated July 25, 2014 6:52 p.m. ET Next week marks the 100th

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Washington Post: How Nicky and Willy could have prevented WWI

Washington Post: How Nicky and Willy could have prevented WWI

Other July 28, 2014 0

By Graham Allison  Graham Allison is director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School. One hundred years ago this week, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm

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AOL: Military tanks to be auctioned in California

AOL: Military tanks to be auctioned in California

Other July 10, 2014 0

By AOL staff: Military tanks to be auctioned in California PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – More than 80 tanks amassed by a Stanford University-trained engineer are set to go up for sale in the

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What Was Wrong With “Our Bloody Ships”? – An Analysis

What Was Wrong With “Our Bloody Ships”? – An Analysis

Paul Comben June 23, 2014 0

by Paul Comben An analysis of the British Battle Cruisers at Jutland It is common for historians seeking to explain the failures and frustrations surrounding the conduct of the British fleet at Jutland to

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Wall Street Journal: World War I: The War That Changed Everything

Wall Street Journal: World War I: The War That Changed Everything

Other June 21, 2014 0

By MARGARET MACMILLAN World War I began 100 years ago this month, and in many ways, writes historian Margaret MacMillan, it remains the defining conflict of the modern era.   A hundred years ago next week, in

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Wall Street Journal: Global Leadership: How WWI Helped Unravel the British Empire

Wall Street Journal: Global Leadership: How WWI Helped Unravel the British Empire

Other June 21, 2014 0

By ADAM HOCHSCHILD The Great War began dethroning a superpower—but it was one of the victors The First World War helped to dethrone a superpower—paradoxically, one of the victors. In 1914, Britain sat atop the

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Newsday: Scholars reconsider Civil War death toll

Newsday: Scholars reconsider Civil War death toll

Other June 3, 2014 0

               Scholars reconsider Civil War death toll Published: May 28th, 2012 By CHRIS CAROLA. The Associated Press   ALBANY — Nearly 150 years after the last fusillade of the Civil

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