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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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Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat

Other May 30, 2014 0

By Peter Drymalski Trial by Combat Lawyers on the Battlefields of the Civil War Common Destinies, Common Pasts On June 29, 1863, William Colvill was in a foul mood, which was only partly due

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Beta Rules for “AT ANY COST:  METZ 1870”

Beta Rules for “AT ANY COST: METZ 1870”

Hermann Luttmann May 27, 2014 0

Designed by Hermann Luttmann Developed by Fred Manzo Oct. 26th, 2014 P500 page Consimworld Discussion page for AAC    (The following are the near-beta rules for Hermann Luttmann’s new Franco-Prussian War game: At Any Cost:

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New York Times: High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again

New York Times: High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again

Other May 17, 2014 0

High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again By NICK WINGFIELD MAY 5, 2014 MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — Dan Shapiro sold a company to Google and worked at Microsoft. His name is on nearly a dozen technology-related

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