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is history the future? by Shaman !MbOrDArdlI - Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:23:18 EST ID:R/09CF0k No.56667 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been listen to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History series about WWI and its been making me think a bit about human nature. He talks about the learning curve that the military leadership climbed, killing millions senselessly in the process. They were all so certain of thing that anyone today would say are obviously wrong.

So how different are we? Take the US election as an example. The news says X will win because Y, and Z will happen blah blah blah.
But why are they so sure? Through the study of history, how much more do we know now about... idk causality, then the generals in WWI? If you look at the entirety of human history, its obvious things happen for a reason, and humans try to take advantage of that, but does it ever actually work? It all just seems like anarchy to me. Big things happening that occur because a gabizzilon tiny incidents that seem so obvious in hindsight while simultaneously being inconceivable before hand.

Can people as a species study enough history to overcome this? To do what people since forever have dreamed of doing and be able to use history to accurately predict the future? I think... maybe... but in the mean time, what the point of being certain of anything? If history tells us anything, it's that anything can happen at anytime for reasons that are very complex.

Take everyone on /pol/ with their thoughts about this and that. What do they know, what do any of us know. We are all just generals from WWI saying "If you just give me another 100,000 men, I can take their trenches in a mad rush"


IDK if this is the right board, but thought you might appreciate the traffic
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Fucking Pickford - Thu, 08 Sep 2016 01:13:06 EST ID:I29mmA+A No.56851 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A bit OT from where this thread ended up but blaming the leadership completely for WW1 seems a bit silly. Millions were always going to die because they didn't know how to organise troops for modern warfare.

We have highly trained and expensively equipped soldiers in modern warfare that can work with complex tactics at a squad level while in coordination with entire armies.

In WW1 part of the problem was that soldiers and lower-level leadership were still only drilled for the most basic situations partly because it was conceived as the best way to train them quickly and partly because they didn't realise what properly trained soldiers could do. An additional problem is that most soldiers weren't conditioned through their training to kill back then either.

So now we invest heavily in our soldiers. They're trained for a long time, conditioned to kill their enemies, expensively armed and equipped etc. and we have way less. Even America with its massive military capacity wouldn't invest nearly as many troops per square-mile as WW1-era militaries would.
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Shit Clanderlock - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:54:00 EST ID:FqRGTRMQ No.56872 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56851
It's funny how we've returned to the medieval idea of a soldier. A highly trained professional soldier that has to learn a fuckload of shit.
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Emma Bodgeham - Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:09:15 EST ID:3Ays09so No.56884 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56872
Funny you mention it, when I was in basic my company commander did a little speech on how we were supposed to live up to knightly virtues innasandbox during a lecture on the laws of war.
That, and I remember reading somewhere years ago that some people were upset we were ditching conscript armies because it meant we might return to medieval-style warrior families, with nobody else really having a clue how to fight. Looking at the fact that military families are a thing, they might be right.
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Shitting Necklechidge - Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:00:01 EST ID:FBZRkRuk No.56894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56848
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8016685.stm
Huh. The article says they charged, but then kinda meanders off. Did nobody actually get impaled? Also found this surprising:
>They had to charge across open ground and in the trenches they fought for five hours in one of the most intense battles since the Falklands.
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Cyril Sundlewater - Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:35:53 EST ID:FqRGTRMQ No.56896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56894
If I had to guess, all the insurgents routed as soon as those Scots with mounted bayonets started charging.


Operations in the area around Kharkov by Nicholas Pockfoot - Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:07:07 EST ID:zVA/5kJs No.56252 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Post any new or really detailed info you might have

or lets just talk about how interesting the tactical and strategic situation changes as the front was in flux

Post your Kharkov!
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Basil Pittspear - Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:11:23 EST ID:G7MNv4fa No.56259 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56252
Von manstiens miricale really saved army group Souths Ass after Stalingrad
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Charlotte Crezzleshit - Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:33:46 EST ID:TOCAOikB No.56321 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56252
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Sidney Drankinshaw - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:00:33 EST ID:iISJgCeB No.56873 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56252
same street?
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Polly Nellydick - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:23:59 EST ID:sjoYHHwl No.56874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56873
What? One is cobble stone, the other is pavement with street car tracks.


Books on Persia by Rebecca Crackleson - Tue, 02 Aug 2016 08:21:39 EST ID:vClVXRJl No.56796 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Ancient, medieval or early modern (up to 1800sish). Ancient and medieval much preferred.

I've read Persian Fire. More like it would be nice. Nothing overly academic. I like academic writing but not when it bores you to fucking tears. A nice balance between popular history and scholarly work a la Norman Davies would be nice. Any suggestions?
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Polly Bommlekan - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 20:47:59 EST ID:+/WD3mZ4 No.56809 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56804

yep, it wasnt mentioned in 4 replies to your 420chan/his/ thread so there is none in the whole world
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Hamilton Clodgemure - Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:50:41 EST ID:SAulef67 No.56812 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56809
How fucking insightful.
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Cyril Doblingdale - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:10:26 EST ID:Yt0MTGo3 No.56861 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56799
>ending with the apocalyptic coming of the army of darkness (a thinly veiled reference to Islam).

*reference to Arabs

Ferdowsi was in all likelihood a Shi'a Muslim with some rather syncretic tendencies.

At least for many traditional Iranian Shi'a, there's not a whole lot of conflict between being Muslim and seeing the conquest of Persia by the Muslims as a great tragedy or an unjust war on the part of the Arabs, as the conquests were led by the caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab and later the Omayyad dynasty starting with the third caliph, Uthman. All these figures are regarded as heretics by the Shi'a faith and at least the Omayyads came to be regarded even by the Sunni orthodoxy as having deviated, with many early Muslim rebellions against them being led by Persian converts, including many who would eventually support the Abbassid coup. The Shahnameh was read by both Sunni and Shi'a but was held especially dear by Shi'a in Iran for many reasons, including religious ones as it basically became sort of part of the Iranian Shi'a canon with the stories of the pre-Islamic Persian kings recited along with the sayings and deeds of the great Shi'a Muslim saints.

Ferdowsi likely saw his work as a way of preserving Iranian heritage against Arab cultural and political domination and also saw it as a service to his own individual approach to the Shi'a faith, which was one which mixed itself freely with many of the pre-Islamic Zoroastrian traditions.
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Eliza Fibbernat - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:53:25 EST ID:Yt0MTGo3 No.56864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56804

Pic related should be your first book. It covers both Pre-Islamic and Islamic Persia in some detail and is generally free of bias.
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Eliza Fibbernat - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:11:50 EST ID:Yt0MTGo3 No.56865 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56804
>>56864

This book might also be fun for the 420ch crowd in particular. It covers the dynamics and religious politics of the use of alcohol and tobacco as well as drugs like hashish & opium in the context of later Iranian empire during the Shi'a period. It covers some early uses of substances during the pre-Islamic era and Sunni period but mostly focuses on the Shi'i Safavid and Qajar dynasties.


The Troubles by Alice Cedgedock - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:06:13 EST ID:vuu302UU No.56422 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Were any of you guys alive during the troubles? Had any relatives that were? Kinda curious as to how people remember it.
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Jack Pisslehood - Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:33:46 EST ID:PMeC+LId No.56787 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56711

You forget that Ireland itself was occupied, the protestants were put into power, and the majority of the populace hated them because of it. This actually created the Irish nation. So the analogy should be that the UK is Germany here.
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William Suttinghudge - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:09:15 EST ID:9z5zaWB6 No.56790 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56787
There was also a brief period in Irish history where Irishman, Catholic and Protestant, united with one another in the face of British imperialism. The 1798 Rebellion was one inspired by ideals of the enlightment - liberty, fraternity, nationhood, etc. Many of the leading rebels, including THE leading rebel (Wolfe Tone), were Protestant. They envisaged a united sovereign Ireland, not subscribing to a Catholic or Protestant identity, but appealing to both cultures as Irishmen.

The rebellion, like most Irish rebellions, was crushed by supreme British military might. Despite being Irish I'm not sure where the split between Catholics and Protestants came thereafter. I would guess it was because in 1801 Great Britain decided to incorporate Ireland into the union - by way of sham election voted by a pro-British Protestant parliament - so as to prevent any emancipation of Catholics and Irishness, who given their demographic size, were a much bigger threat than the Anglo-Irish Protestant community. After Ireland became an unequal member of the union, widespread discrimination towards Catholics was even more institutionalized and more prevalent than ever. This caused the respective Catholic and Protestant communities to grow inwards and even more divided from one another.

Catholics, now bitter and jealous at the Protestant community who had all the jobs, the land, the status and pats on the head from Westminster. Protestants, now fearful of Catholic reprisals and "Rome rule", who viewed the Catholics as backwards uneducated potato munchers (which we were, though through no fault of our own) that were simply incompatible with modern British values. The divide only strengthened after the IRB campaign and whatnot.

Though it's interesting to note than before the Troubles kicked off - even though Catholics were still second class citizens in Northern Ireland - there was not as much animosity between the two communities. Northern Irish Protestants would celebrate St. Patricks day and their Irish identity, just one that is loyal to the British crown. Similarily there are stories of Catholics helping their Protestant friends gather materials for the marching season bonfires and whatnot,…
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Molly Greenhall - Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:44:14 EST ID:g72+uhWZ No.56856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56790
It would have been so cool if Napoleon had gone to Ireland instead of Egypt.
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Hugh Peckleforth - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 03:30:55 EST ID:nvRt55wR No.56857 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein was a good documentary about it, with interviews of key players on all sides.
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Graham Lightbanks - Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:15:18 EST ID:Z+0FxOWZ No.56859 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56785
Napoleon also considered an invasion of England by supporting nationalist rebels. He even met Wolfe Tone.


Spanish Civil War by Archie Humblepuck - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:38:53 EST ID:FifywTF/ No.54568 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Recommendations as to books on the Spanish Civil War?

I welcome all suggestions, but I'd especially like ones that are available in Spanish. I'm aware of Orwell's Homage to Catalonia, but I'm looking for a broader historical perspective. I've come across a Breve Historia by Iñigo Bolinaga, but it sounds like it might be pretty biased in favor of the Nationalist forces.

Anyway, thank you!
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Edwin Sugglelatch - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:56:53 EST ID:pIYqIk9c No.54569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Anarchism and Workers Self Management in Revolutionary Spain by Frank Mintz
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Edwin Sugglelatch - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:58:51 EST ID:pIYqIk9c No.54570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Ready For Revolution: The CNT defense committees in Barcelona 1933-1938 by Agustín Guillamón


Black German soldiers on the EU front during WW1? by Clara Seshshaw - Sun, 10 Jul 2016 18:07:35 EST ID:GuYk56cq No.56773 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So apparently in the new upcoming Battlefield 1 game there's some Black German soldiers on Europe's side. History-wise did this ever happen? Pic related.
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Reuben Segglelodging - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:48:40 EST ID:oqD0QZEO No.56805 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56803

They didn't really care about colonies though. There was an unimportant department you could put annoying monarchists in so they'd be busy and when things seemed to work well in Northern Africa there was some talk how Germany could get some new colonies but then things were already going downhill.
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Fanny Hummerbanks - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 13:28:01 EST ID:yoS4oQiI No.56806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56803
Who wouldn't have a boner for this sexy pre WW1 Germany
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Cyril Horringnare - Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:06:30 EST ID:e2GtWGAH No.56814 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56806
Polish people
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Jenny Wazzlechone - Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:01:05 EST ID:4UligxRH No.56816 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56814
That's true. At least they got a relatively highly developed rail system out of the deal as opposed to the Russian side.
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Hedda Bavingbot - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:26:38 EST ID:4RNy1lDa No.56820 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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There were ALOT of black soldiers on all sides. They wen't black because they were African, they were black covered tooth to toe in a mixture of dirt, excrement, and gore.


Ancient Aliens by Hedda Donkintat - Sun, 12 Jun 2016 07:49:50 EST ID:RO9VCtpC No.56723 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Yo, just finished watching all 20 seasons.
What do you think about them building the egyptian things and givings us alien tech?
how the fuck does transistors and magnets work??? That is alien shit right there
Also, how do you feel about Tesla being an outkast alien that lived among us?
The tribe of shabazz is real
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Archie Sablingford - Sat, 16 Jul 2016 19:39:03 EST ID:VBxsPZI3 No.56780 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56732
makeme
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Simon Purrynet - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:33:43 EST ID:v7IFmULK No.56789 Ignore Report Quick Reply
/tinfoil/ you faggot nb
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Martin Gosslesture - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:37:26 EST ID:DDbjk2et No.56793 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9w-i5oZqaQ

This video is a little over three hours, but it's really informative and well made. Lots of references. You can also find it broken into chunks because fuck watching all that in one sitting. I learned so freaking much about so many fascinating ancient cultures. Probably my favorite video on youtube.
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Hamilton Finningdock - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 21:17:02 EST ID:djZ3fIOz No.56801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56723
>this is what the majority of people consider "educational television" these days
oh dear
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Matilda Hongerwill - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 15:34:38 EST ID:qaltVwi3 No.56817 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56793

Kinda falls apart at the end when he's like "angels arrrre reaaal"


Crazy Battles, Underdog Events, Upsets General by Nathaniel Muggleshit - Tue, 26 Apr 2016 02:06:07 EST ID:Bmj8cTo6 No.56664 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Share cool battles or historical accounts, preferably with an intriguing or unexpected twist.

>Battle of Alesia:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU1Ej9Yqt68
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Cyril Nungerspear - Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:34:24 EST ID:sKXvUSxs No.56739 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The mother fucking Battle of Morgarten
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Morgarten
> it's 1315
> rest of Europe hates the fucking Swiss for some reason r another
> Swiss don't give a fuck, Swiss just be Swiss making chocolate, cheese and watches
> Duke Leopold I of Austria decided to put Europe's mutual hatred of the Swiss to good use by invading the country
> His forces is around 3,000 and 5,000 soldiers and armored cavalry
Duke Leopold want to humiliate those peasants who were surrounded with mountains as with walls
> this will be a cakewalk gentalmen
> Leopold's Austrian army was well-suited for battle, riding in with heavy mail and plate armor that could withstand all but the most piercing attacks.
> Along with heavily armored horses, the combined weight of these knights was expected to be enough to crush any pain in the ass innocent bystanders who got in their way
> And now you have, the Swiss...
> Swiss are armed with the halberd
> which was a bit of a mix between an ax, a spear and a meat hook that handled like all three weapons in one.
> You know the first generation Swiss Army Knife.
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Basil Genderhot - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:59:40 EST ID:YJmkULmx No.56759 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56739
It's bizarre reading up on Switzerland and seeing how massively badass they were. Funny how inactivity in both World Wars gives them this image of being neutral. But back in the day they were famous for combat.

Same reason that France is pictured as being weak. WW2 set the modern view of them being cowards, even though they dominated europe for hundreds of years.
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Phineas Blytheway - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:04:59 EST ID:6PhWCkVP No.56761 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56759
Well, as for the world wars;
In WWI, they lost countless young men in the trenches and nearly turned on their government. The futility of the Great Slaughter must have destroyed their will to fight.
In WWII they were totally overwhelmed by the great gamble of the armored thrust that accomplished what was impossible in the previous conflict.
The French are actually pretty high speed US army term for competent and skillful fighters, but circumstances weren't in their favor in the big 20th century conflicts.
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Oliver Fuckingshit - Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:10:25 EST ID:JrT3V8vw No.56786 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56739
Aktually in 1315 chocolate had not come to Europe yet
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Martha Bunspear - Sat, 20 Aug 2016 09:23:14 EST ID:BspiNik5 No.56815 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56786
The Swiss were so badass they were making it anyway


The Story of the World in Pictures, 1934 by Nell Mivingdock - Sat, 10 May 2014 13:18:16 EST ID:XyVGo1SW No.52472 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello /his/. When I was a teenager my grandfather gave me one of his books, 'The Story of the World in Pictures', published in 1934. It's full of photographs and covers the many natural wonders and cultures of the world, while also illustrating the technological progress and arts of the time. With the intent of preserving it I photographed every single page a few years ago (I don't own a scanner, I'm afraid). I stumbled upon the pictures recently and thought you guys might be interested in them, all 303 of them.

It's an interesting little piece of history - images of native cultures and natural wonders long since lost, and some of that optimism that pervaded in the interwar period, that after the Great War we could grasp science and our natural abilities to build a better tomorrow for all mankind - anything was truly possible.
And then 5 years later we began a war that killed 60 million people and culminated in the nuclear destruction of multiple cities...so it goes.

I'm currently uploading them into 3 RARs on Mediafire, and will also post a few of them here.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls - the Story of the World in Pictures.
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Ernest Wenderforth - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 01:20:54 EST ID:nmCl716g No.56710 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>52472
Very beautiful man.
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Clara Brannertot - Sun, 31 Jul 2016 02:16:49 EST ID:QgzwB9CS No.56791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bumping this thread because it's one of the best threads on the site right now. thanks again to OP for taking the time to share all of this.
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Graham Gupperfield - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:24:14 EST ID:FqRGTRMQ No.56792 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>54434
It would imply some kind of medieval genetic engineering project...

...as if some outside agency engineered Europeans to become storm troopers in their quest for global domination.

Also, I was just about to join the sharing-old-books deal because I own three reproductions of medieval "biology" books filled with wood etchings, but that's a silly idea since you can just download those books of the Goethe project or whatever that's called.
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Barnaby Tootshaw - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:10:29 EST ID:im/ZMsTa No.56794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54434
Black Death? Seems like there would have been a massive proliferation of genes suited for survival due to half the population of Europe dying horrible deaths.
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Cornelius Mannerforth - Tue, 02 Aug 2016 02:50:43 EST ID:FqRGTRMQ No.56795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56794
Diseases don't make a species stronger. They just lower the genetic diversity. The only positive thing the Black Death caused was social and economic change.


Reenacting by Walter Niggerman - Sun, 13 Mar 2016 22:24:27 EST ID:esKrHkkm No.56578 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Any reenactors on here?

My buddy is in a 9th SS Panzer Division Hohenstaufen unit. Apparently they have a fucking Tiger. I wanna smoke meth from my vape and get drunk as shit off beer listening to German marching music (apparently war reenactors get drunk as fuck).

Not a Nazi, war reenacting is for fun not politics, I'm a Polish, gay, social democrat so I definitely have no reason for joining a Nazi unit beyond I fucking love German militaria.

So anybody else interested in or does reenactments? I'm looking to do WW2 and WW1, but I would be interested in Napoleonic shit as well.
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Sophie Durrycocke - Wed, 16 Mar 2016 21:28:14 EST ID:WJ647f/P No.56590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56578
I think its awesome peaople do this. Any groups in socal?
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Sophie Durrycocke - Wed, 16 Mar 2016 21:28:59 EST ID:WJ647f/P No.56591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56578
I think its awesome peaople do this. Any groups in socal? Getting hammered with WWII Marines like grandpa sounds awesome for some reason
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Edward Tootridge - Fri, 18 Mar 2016 02:12:46 EST ID:dTrWcnnQ No.56593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56586
I have to ask who is this? Is that you Ge-Ge?
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Phyllis Poblingfut - Fri, 18 Mar 2016 08:37:34 EST ID:slEOrfVs No.56594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A friend of mine grew up doing American Revolutionary War reenacting. I'm sure he still does them with his father.
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John Feckleman - Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:10:42 EST ID:0mbXqywz No.56769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56578
Ill bump this hoping someone can tell me about any vietnam reenacting groups in southern california? I posted in b but i got a lecture from what i assume is my uncle on a computer


WYR by Archie Goodcocke - Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:32:32 EST ID:/tTl6uQD No.56747 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Would you guys rather be in the trenches in France/Belgium during the First World War or the Ostfront in the second?

I can't even imagine, but I suppose the trenches would be worse but that's not including Stalin/Leningrad, idk.

Et tu?
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Beatrice Shakewill - Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:06:47 EST ID:sGiU0mfm No.56748 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Assuming I'm just enduring the conditions and I'm not going to get hurt, the East surely. Way more space, way less rot.
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Oliver Blungerlock - Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:18:07 EST ID:PMeC+LId No.56749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>56747

False Dichotomy, I would be dying of Avian Flu spread by the general mobilization.

The mobilization spread disease and killed more people than the war itself. Fucking Wilson.


Musings on the Nature of Catholicism by Sophie Bliblingfodging - Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:52:27 EST ID:NPevHm2F No.56709 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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If Jesus is God, why isn't God lazy?

It would explain how fucking retarded ducks look.

GET A JOB JESUS
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Doris Shakecocke - Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:19:07 EST ID:PMeC+LId No.56728 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The funny thing is local deities and cult figures sprang up all the time in antiquity and filled important social roles. People were reluctant to turn away bearded men, since it could be Zeus, and everyone wore beards so.

The gods would bless people and provide them with relics much like pop idols do today.
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Jenny Becklebury - Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:42:15 EST ID:slEOrfVs No.56729 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jesus is one of the best examples of the power of memetics in human human history.
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Nathaniel Hombleworth - Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:45:56 EST ID:OcqFH6+Q No.56731 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Guy shitposts on /h/

>People reply with /h/

I fucking love you guys


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