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Patton, McArthur, Nuclear Weapons, and the Soviet Union by Phyllis Pickson - Sun, 19 Jul 2015 23:45:52 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55931 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Forgive me /his/torians, I'm a little drunk.

Forgive me again, because I'm going to open Pandora's Box of AltHis.

The war in Europe is drawing to a close, the American atom bomb is nearing completion, or it's already finished and we're waiting until August to drop them on Japan. Everybody is poised to make a deal with the devil and cut Europe up into Allied/Soviet spheres of influence, except Patton, who wants to rearm the Germans and drive the Russians back to Moscow. He's ignored, the Iron Curtain is drawn, and the Cold War begins. But what if he wasn't and the Allies charge into Slavic lands?

Next scenario: September, 1950. UN troops push the North Koreans all the way up to the No-No line at the Chinese border near Dandong on the Yalu River. Mao says, "YOU FUKN DONE IT NOW!" and a million Chinese pour over the border and start knocking Yankees and Commonwealth troops back south. Hero of the Pacific Theater in WWII and Commander of US Forces in the Far East Douglas McArthur clenches his corncob pipe in his teeth and begs Truman to drop atomic bombs on Chinese cities to get the Chinks out of his war with the Shovelheads. Truman snaps that he's trying to avoid another World War (remember, the Soviets had had nuclear capabilities for over a year now), not start one. But what if he'd agreed with McArthur and Beijing had gone up in an atomic firestorm?
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William Bullyhood - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:33:55 EST ID:RjY0R6D0 No.55960 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>On December 2nd, acting under the authority Truman had delegated, MacArthur ordered the United States Air Force to drop five Hiroshima-sized atomic bombs on Chinese columns advancing from the Korean peninsula. Although not as effective as they had been against Japanese cities at the end of World War II, the resulting blasts and firestorms did stop the offensive. Some 150,000 Chinese troops were killed in the attacks, along with an unknown number of American and South-Korean prisoners of war. NATO allies were quick to condemn MacArthur's action, which he had taken without consulting them, and only an American veto prevented the United Nations Security Council from immediately reversing that body's decision, made six months earlier, to authorize military action in defense of South Korea. The Soviet Union, under immense pressure from its Chinese ally to retaliate with its own atomic weapons, gave the United States a fortyeight-hour ultimatum to halt all military operations on the Korean peninsula or face "the most severe of consequences".

>When, on December 4th, that deadline passed, two Soviet bombers took off from Vladivostok, each equipped with a primitive but fully operational atomic bomb. Their targets were the South Korean cities of Pusan and Inchon, both of them critical ports supplying United Nations forces. Little was left after the bombs fell. Faced with twice the number of casualties inflicted in the attacks he had ordered against the Chinese together with an almost complete severing of his logistical chain, MacArthur ordered bombers based in Japan to drop atomic bombs on Vladivostok, as well as the Chinese cities of Shenyang and Harbin. The news of these strikes caused anti-American riots to break out all over Japan - itself withing range of Soviet bombers - just as Great Britain, France, and the Benelux countries were announcing their formal withdrawal from the NATO alliance. Not, however, before mushroom clouds were reported over the West German cities of Frankfurt and Hamburg - and so, to paraphrase Kurt Vonnegut, it might have gone.

From "The Cold War" by John Lewis Gaddis, very good book, highly recommended.
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Cornelius Lightcocke - Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:52:06 EST ID:LXIsvz6Z No.55966 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55931
I'm high enough to properly ramble a decent answer to scenario two-
If Truman doesn't talk down MacArthur then the world gets introduced to tactical nuclear strike theory twenty to thirty years earlier, when it comes to practical application and not solely theoretically, and this allows also for the complete understanding of the detriment to the world nuclear explosions and also noncontainable fallout from nuclear disaster earlier than Three Mile, Chernobyl, etc.
There is also a coining of the intended phrase 'military-industrial-congressional complex' in which political lobbying comes into the public thirty or so years earlier as well, which allows for ethics and policy shifts to occur more rapidly and under the same scrutiny as the McCarthy red and black balling trials and may have even supplanted those in the public's eye. This could lead to a different level and caliber of politicians, which may have saved us from Nixon and to an extent LBJ's in fucking sanity that we got dragged through, as well as a portion of the Bush Dynasty and the Clinton family. It could have pushed the world to be a better, albeit colder and more clinical, world in which civil and social issues are given as much attention as military and defense issues as well as shedding a different ideology to attack/defend against theocratic zealotry. Then again, that level of speculation is limitless, that far into the innumerable differences that that kind of timeline effect could cause.
Examples- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bqr5DVx3dw Eisenhower's Farewell Speech, coining of the phrase 'military-industrial complex'
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_warfare#1980s Section of (I know, it's not a credible source for proper academia) Wikipedia's nuclear war entry on 1980s strategic and tactical, localized nuclear strike capabilities of Cold War nations in the 1980s.
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Ghengis Dong - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:01:12 EST ID:2egVTEgC No.56007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55966
Not relevant to OP, but you should be aware that three-mile never went critical and leaked negligible radiation. It did scare everyone shitless, but it actually wasn't an environmental disaster. Fukushima would be a better example. I lived just a couple miles from the 3-mile island plant most of my life. Otherwise neat, if speculative, post.

nb
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Whitey Borringridge - Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:58:57 EST ID:HI6SkGj2 No.56019 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55937

Worked for the nazis.
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Faggy Brookman - Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:44:27 EST ID:2f9U+23F No.56053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>56007
I used Three Mile as the example over Fukushima because of the era that it occurred, not the non-meltdown or any thing like that.
nb


Islam in South East Asia by Molly Drondledale - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:54:46 EST ID:QonWQzR9 No.55860 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This always struck me as kind of odd. How did Islam spread to South East Asia. When you look at it on a map it doesn't really seem to make much sense. I have absolutely no idea what I am talking about here but surely Hinduism was in a much better position to spread from India rather than Islam?

Again, totally clueless, but it just seems to be a bit of an anomaly to me.

Pic related, the Crystal Mosque in Malaysia.
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Doris Blinnerfare - Thu, 06 Aug 2015 01:29:30 EST ID:5YewQAW6 No.55970 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Simple answer: everyobe traveled by boat back then. Overland travel took forever.
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Jenny Sommleford - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 21:54:27 EST ID:HI6SkGj2 No.55972 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55965

You're not talking about Muslims specifically though, except that they do not tip and suck to wait on.

Islam is a culture that is applied before nationality. In fact, it demands to be considered as if it were a nationality, if you read the pig-shit that is.
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Whitey Wattingstone - Sun, 09 Aug 2015 03:49:24 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55974 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55972
america is pretty good at making muslims not muslims. all the muslim kids i grew up with drink and smoke weed and fuck and do blow when they can get it.
a good time: lay around with a couple of egyptians smoking hash and playing vidya. drink a shit load of tea and grab some mcdonalds' on the way over.
a bad time: interacting with their bizarre muslim parents
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Isabella Heddleway - Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:07:12 EST ID:mQgoZBfT No.55978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55974
that feel when no Arab gf with a big ass to smoke with.
no bump.
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Esther Demmerford - Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:54:30 EST ID:HTithbbp No.55995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55965

the difference between muslims and normal typical immigrants is that they go to an Islamic school and pray 5 times a day, so they are very versed in the islamic culture regardless of where they live.

You only need to go back tot he crusades to see the attrocities muslims put other religious people living in the same society as them, they rode horses from europe to israel because muslims where castrating christians and jews.

So although normal immigrants will immerse themselves in their local culture and abide by normal government most muslims dont, they operate under sharia, they usually have no contact with local government and dont participate in local culture or education, they go to islamic school and depend on other muslims for welfare.
Although they live on the same land they dont recognise your government as being their government.

Muslims are very dangerous because they are like a swarm just spreading over the world right now all thanks to Bin Laden stirring up another war creating hundreds of thousands of refugees.

of course this is being very general, i do know some people who say they are muslim but partake in the eating of non halal food and have sex with the same sex, but they are very much a minority.
In Australia whole communities have been converted from working class/poor people to Moderatly wealthy muslims, all the stores are muslim, all the butchers are halal, they have a loud speaker to announce prayer and they have huge mosques all over the place.


anyone got any history on the jewish pograms by Cyril Fandlefedge - Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:40:48 EST ID:UzmJd1sp No.55248 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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in czarist Russia? just good wiki artilces or something light reading, I also posted this same thing on tinfoil because the two things just have to be related to the Europeans weird haterd of the jewish people, I mean that must be why everyone accuses them "allegedly" of stuff

Bump While Delirious
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!!HToBa9dh - Sat, 09 May 2015 23:51:26 EST ID:1HMVEmd+ No.55370 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55248
/del/icatesser, I typed in "Jew Russia" into Google and got this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Russia

It's also very interesting to find the history of Russians in Israel. Reportedly, when Israel materialised after World War the Second, the ☭ just let everyone who wanted to go to Israel leave. There's a chick I used to know and she was fucking hot as hell. She celebrated all that superstition with the candles and shit while speaking Russian, lol it was awesome.

/blog off
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Rebecca Crillerstodge - Fri, 22 May 2015 20:03:04 EST ID:xyhipsCc No.55435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55248
Looks like you're in luck, OP. You might be able to witness a pogrom unfold live in Moldova, due to a Jewish banker stealing 1/8th of that country's money:
http://www.timesofisrael.com/missing-moldova-fortune-raises-fears-of-anti-semitic-attacks/
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Caroline Tootwater - Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:00:33 EST ID:vcnj2VmM No.55890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55248
>Europeans
it's everyone who comes into contact with them. Of course, this is weird and everybody else in the world is the problem.
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Albert Worthingshit - Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:42:56 EST ID:hT3/Evlt No.55891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55890
The only reason people don't like them is because of their desire to not fully integrate with local populations and retain their own customs. It's one of the reasons they have flourished in the USA, because we were founded (partly) by people who came here to practice their own customs unmolested. Obviously that's not always been true, but that's the predominating culture anyway.
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Eugene Porringman - Sat, 11 Jul 2015 11:55:02 EST ID:UYQy1eqM No.55911 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55890
>if somebody picks on you, it's your fault


List of important historical events by Faggy Chennerworth - Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:20:43 EST ID:p5WQwFa3 No.55764 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So /his/tory I'm in a bit of a bad position here.

I love history and I always was among the top of my classes, however I do not know historical dates at all.

I can tell you about the cold war but can't say the year vietnam started and ended - same with Korea.
I can tell you that WW2 ended in May of 1945 but only because I can "reconstruct" the date based on my knowledge like:
> WW2 ended in 1945 > WW2 ended with the Soviets taking Berlin > the Soviets took Berlin in May because they wanted it in time for May-Day

So how do I tackle that issue? Is there a list of dates worth learning raging from Ancient to modern times (can be Euro-centric af I don't mind)?
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Nell Nillydock - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:10:52 EST ID:opaI++jW No.55806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55804
Huh? What's the difference?
Should, would....everyone knows it's all speculation either way

>>55805
wikipedia
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Faggy Pamblenog - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 23:36:16 EST ID:hT3/Evlt No.55807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55805
I mean, if you're reading about an historical phenomenon, say the Protestant Reformation. You'll start seeing dates ranging from the early 1500s up until the 1650s. And if you know it begins with Martin Luther posting his 99 Theses and ends with the Peace of Westphalia after the Thirty Years War. Also, learn some key events like the formation of the Church of England in the mid 1500s, the French Wars of Religion in the mid-late 1500s and the Thirty Years War in the early-mid 1600s.

But yeah, study history in themes rather than just going chronologically. Date by date isn't going to help you get any better at History.

How about you tell us what particular periods or epochs or eras of history you're interested in and I'm sure someone will hook you up with the requisite chronological timelines. As of right now, your question is much too broad. You mention WW2 in your OP, while quite unoriginal of you, it is a very studied topic with many resources and timelines at your disposal all over the internet.

I might direct you to begin your study on WW2 not in 1939, not even in 1914, but rather alllllll the way back to 1871 and the Franco-Prussian War. And then move yourself forward so you can get all the nuance of the beautiful game of balance of power politics in Europe and the subsequent Age of Imperialism. All of this feeding directly into WW1 which feeds directly into WW2.
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Nathaniel Beffingspear - Sun, 21 Jun 2015 01:41:03 EST ID:ZP5v6BrQ No.55808 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55807
WW2 is a large topic as it is...I'd rather advice OP to study it by themes, like you said

like, read up Hitler's biography if that interests you...or read up about life in soviet Russia, or Annie Frank's diaries, or Japanese expansion into China, or the development of atomic bomb...
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Augustus Shakewater - Sun, 21 Jun 2015 11:06:57 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55810 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55806

Declarative v Speculative. nb
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Cedric Dissleput - Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:12:16 EST ID:6BAckMvO No.55828 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55770

If your desire is to not appear foolish, then don't actually study shit up with the idea of looking smart in class. Everyone will just think you're annoying since they didn't even bother and either already know it or are actually engaging in the process of learning not memorization.


Injuns by Sidney Claycocke - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:00:46 EST ID:fzS6BECQ No.54837 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What exactly made the caucasian. European settlers superior to the American natives in combat and diplomacy?
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Hedda Smallwater - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:04:58 EST ID:opaI++jW No.55796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55784
because Kazakhstan was already taken by the other guy. you could either fight for it or go further

sorta like them colonial settlers in New World
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Hugh Worthingfield - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:06:52 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55796

Not to mention they had no way of knowing they had left the boundaries of the modern state of Kazakhstan.
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Samuel Bonnerchack - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:11:21 EST ID:J+AReqHU No.55802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54970
The abstract doesn't say this strain of TB caused widespread depopulation.
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Samuel Bonnerchack - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:12:15 EST ID:J+AReqHU No.55803 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also
>maybe you should so some research.
lmao, maybe you should read your own citations
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Esther Cheggleman - Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:29:30 EST ID:FqRGTRMQ No.55927 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55609
Some people on 420chan are so stupid, they should just be taken out back and be shot.

Cedric Clonderstag is one of these people.


Incans/Native Americans without wheels by Edwin Clullyhitch - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:10:35 EST ID:cvvJxnzw No.54918 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How does the Rome of the Americans not discover the worth of the wheel at some point, especially? How does any civilization not see this?
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Graham Buzzspear - Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:03:05 EST ID:srVfpGUt No.55716 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55713
Bombasy, did anyone ever tell you you're insufferable idiot and need to fuck off?

Anyway
>It's taught me not to use sweeping generalisations as a whole in life.

That itself is a generalization. But..

>not to use sweeping generalisations
>Many people have never thought
>our Euro-centric
>The Chinese use
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Phyllis Semmerlen - Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:27:59 EST ID:8hSk1rC9 No.55717 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55714
My point is that if you can get a cow up a terrace, you can get a wheelbarrow up a terrace.
Also, if you're pulling the plow yourself, you probably want a wheelplow.

>>55713
How is the Chinese terrace farm any more or less natural than the farms that don't necessitate destroying a mountain to build?
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Bombastus !!HToBa9dh - Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:29:43 EST ID:RvcWhkiZ No.55718 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55716
All the time on /opi/, /nom/, and /chem/
That being said, I just love all of this stuff and everyone with your different view points! ^_^ (even now when I'm sober)
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Nigger Monnerman - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:50:41 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55722 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55713

The problem is China does that to virtually every observation. The China card is trump. It can be assumed that if there is a pre-modern method, the best example of that method originates in China.
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Shit Gippergold - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:14:53 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55723 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55722

If ya'll let a jolly african-american elaborate, the competition was between dese here Europeans and the Natives, lest a far flung comparison be unfair to both.


Local History by Cyril Brangernen - Sun, 07 Jun 2015 19:16:48 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55687 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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/n/ has their long-running local news thread, so how about a local history thread, eh? what went down around where you currently live? I'll begin:

>First and Second Battles of Manassas
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Bull_Run
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Bull_Run
not to mention
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fredericksburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ball%27s_Bluff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chantilly
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Antietam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/43rd_Battalion,_Virginia_Cavalry


>Revolutionary War-era Mansions
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunston_Hall
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Hannah Drimmletere - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:11:42 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennamite%E2%80%93Yankee_War

Local legend had Ben Franklin rounding up the Philadelphia militia while riding a donkey to give holy battle to the northern invaders. Have the book around here somewhere, will post proper bibliography if it can be found.
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Barnaby Fudgebury - Tue, 09 Jun 2015 22:53:39 EST ID:PyWETaty No.55715 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55687
this is a non-sourced story, but where I live there's a particularly out of place hill in the middle of town. Back in the wild days (this is the Pacific Northwest to give you an idea) there used to be a lot of cougars on that hill. The town hired one man to hunt and kill them all, which he accomplished in a few months or something. He liked to drink a lot, however, so after killing all the cougars and being unable to find works elsewhere, he drank himself to death. In the process of killing the cougars he also killed himself.

It's a little too storybook for me to believe entirely, but it's a local 'history' none-the-less. There's a statue of him and a cougar, looking up at the sky together, with a bottle of booze at his feet.
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Eugene Drodgenere - Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:37:03 EST ID:OwfckAcu No.55719 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Stonewall Jackson and Robert e Lee are buried in my town
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Lydia Hushman - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:03:58 EST ID:hT3/Evlt No.55720 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55719
Two of America's greatest military minds.
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yellow king - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:59:44 EST ID:8j9M75NY No.55721 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloody_Benders

The Bloody Benders were a family of serial killers who owned an inn and small general store in Labette County of southeastern Kansas from 1871 to 1873. The family consisted of John Bender, his wife Mrs. Bender (later referred to as Kate, Sr., since no one knew her given name), son John, Jr., and daughter Kate. While Bender mythology holds that John and Kate were brother and sister, contemporary newspapers reported that several of the Benders' neighbors have stated that they claimed to be married, possibly a common law marriage.

They are believed to have killed at least a dozen travelers before their crimes were discovered and the family fled, with their fate uncertain


The man with the Iron Heart by Fucking Fiddleway - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:05:51 EST ID:UzmJd1sp No.54391 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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well I just watched a goddamn terrifying documentary on Reinhard Heydrich, This guy must have been the most cool blooded son of bitch ever
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Martha Smallfuck - Thu, 28 May 2015 23:01:36 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55511 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>54421
>Heydrich was an outstanding, talented organizator and leader, therefore national socialist leaders considered him, as a possible descendant of the Führer.
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Hedda Cuvingtot - Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:02:10 EST ID:e381if77 No.55648 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>54801
dis is the craziest shit i've heard in my life, there is no god
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Edwin Goppercheg - Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:14:07 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55649 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54801


The usual methodology behind death by firing squad, is no one shooter would know if the bullet that killed was his own. Indeed, there was often one rifle with no bullet in the chamber. There was always a chance that the shooter would avoid being the tool of state sponsored murder.

With the NKVD shit was completely different. Awakened in the middle of the night, taken into a dark dead end room and tapped once in the back of the head. A single gunman, a singular responsibility.

NKVD were some dark ass mofos.
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Jarvis Blipperfodge - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 10:54:02 EST ID:5xY4XCgX No.55667 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54391
I saw the same documentary a few months back.

yeah, he surely seems like possibly the most vicious nazi.

wikipedia quotes him as being

"Many historians regard him as the darkest figure within the Nazi elite; "
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Jarvis Blipperfodge - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 11:00:25 EST ID:5xY4XCgX No.55668 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54456
yeah browse around that website for a while...


history of bumism by Hamilton Crittingcheck - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:45:07 EST ID:KSNRNi/H No.54049 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I want to know from the start!!! tell me!!! learn me!!! hahaha I said duty butt this ass no tim to laugh-guine
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Bombastus !!HToBa9dh - Sun, 24 May 2015 14:50:28 EST ID:ccIKPGhE No.55452 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55451
Fuck. Not sure why I said Rome.

This man was the Autistic Jesus of Ancient Greece
FIFM.
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James Fallertit - Fri, 29 May 2015 23:47:53 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55439
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Jarvis Sonkincocke - Sat, 30 May 2015 01:15:26 EST ID:Ct1RIv3/ No.55547 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55536
kek
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Jarvis Sonkincocke - Sat, 30 May 2015 01:24:59 EST ID:Ct1RIv3/ No.55556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55547
wow
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Hamilton Wendlebad - Sun, 31 May 2015 02:46:17 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55536
>tfw you realize diogenes of sinope was actually oscar the grouch


ISIS destroys 5000 year old Assyrian sculptures in Iraqi museum by Basil Choddleway - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:02:33 EST ID:Ino5DFs7 No.54810 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=1431a010248e

It is not enough for Islamists to kill the innocent and seek the destruction of modern society, but they also feel the need to demolish history carved in stone. How does it make you feel watching this?
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Fanny Hickleben - Mon, 11 May 2015 03:57:31 EST ID:uP2qRK0l No.55380 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54810
So what? Art, like man and man made shit, is temporary. 5,000 years seems like a long time to an individual in the context of our lifetimes, but it isn't a damned thing compared to rock strata. We're insignificunt little fucks compared to the planet. It is neat that it survived that long, though.
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Fanny Hickleben - Mon, 11 May 2015 03:58:18 EST ID:uP2qRK0l No.55381 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55380
Meant to add this, nb for being too high to use the mouse properly.
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Barnaby Nopperwore - Thu, 21 May 2015 21:00:16 EST ID:OE1PGRtd No.55428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55380
the whole point of this shit is that's it's fucking old compared to individuals. we're not talking about rock strata, this isn't /geology/ it's /his/.

go to hell.
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Fuck Pabberdale - Fri, 22 May 2015 00:27:07 EST ID:pwoOwDEk No.55431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>54812
>a bunch of degenerate art
>a few church frescoes

most of the shit listed in that can be ignored by half of the political spectrum on that basis alone. The rest can be ignored by anyone who is not European.

Assyrio-Sumerian art is relevant to the histories of everyone who has an old world cultural heritage. The first men to write are now having their writings destroyed.
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Beatrice Sacklewill - Fri, 22 May 2015 07:33:09 EST ID:hT3/Evlt No.55433 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://youtu.be/c8R5BsoS4b8?t=54s

Nice little commentary from Star Trek TNG about why humans desire to hold onto antiquities from the past. Personally, I'm with the Noofians on this one and ISIS too


Books on Imperial Japan by Just some bro - Sun, 17 May 2015 01:52:12 EST ID:v9O7hdav No.55401 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Looking on a few good books on Imperial and post-Imperial Japan.

More specifically, something that covers :

  1. Japan from 1900-1945 (covering economic, social and political issues, hopefully something that talks about the econmic factors that drove them to war),

2. What war time Japan was like economically, socially, politically, etc

3. Something about the Japanese occupation of China (including Manchuria and the more fucked up stuff that happened in Nanjing)

4. Something about post-imperial Japan, how US neocolonialsm affected Japan in the years after the war, etc.


If you could hit me up with some PDF's that would be chill af. Thanks for your time
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Phyllis Morryway - Wed, 20 May 2015 18:46:11 EST ID:lqiSC4QF No.55416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55410
Libgen is GOD
http://libgen.org/search.php?req=Embracing+Defeat&lg_topic=libgen&open=0&view=simple&phrase=1&column=def
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Just some guy - Wed, 20 May 2015 23:33:35 EST ID:v9O7hdav No.55418 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55416

Thank you very much!

Now for my next retarded question, how do I actually get to the pdf from here? Nothing seems to be working
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Barnaby Grimwill - Thu, 21 May 2015 05:33:56 EST ID:7fEX/sqh No.55419 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55418
You want the mirror that says [1] and a download manager that allows continuing failed downloads as Libgen can be very spotty at times.
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David Blopperbot - Thu, 21 May 2015 12:04:08 EST ID:6nKr2p8x No.55420 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55416
Check out the other things the other has written, they are relevant to this topic.
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Emma Cillynot - Thu, 21 May 2015 17:32:43 EST ID:0q5LsAtE No.55421 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55401
A History of Central Banking by Stephen Mitford Goodson has a chapter on Japan's banking system and the reforms it went through in the first half of the 20th century, and how it clashed with the Anglo-American system.


Meh by Nicholas Foblingkock - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:43:30 EST ID:W6+qFF3z No.55272 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have just one question. If I'm in a gen ed history class, and my professor didn't specify NOT to use it, am I going to get an automatic F on my research paper for using Wikipedia?
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Eugene Wegglepine - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:18:55 EST ID:DLmt4NiI No.55278 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55272
Can't really answer your question but NBC is bringing back boxing to primetime! Maybe that cat can compete. Wtf did he expect you to use Encarta 98? Fuck outta here
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Rebecca Sebberville - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:30:07 EST ID:J4c2zVfM No.55290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55274
It's much better to cite a bad source than no citation at all. so you'll probably be fine.
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Sidney Pockhall - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:23:25 EST ID:vE/P4+mz No.55294 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>55278
>NBC is bringing back boxing to primetime
hmm
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that guy - Wed, 20 May 2015 08:42:40 EST ID:wCizwvvi No.55414 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>55272
You reall going.to put you're collage paper in the hamds of wiki fuck me.its written up by dipshits like me who only know.half the stpry
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Graham Bommerderk - Wed, 20 May 2015 12:11:42 EST ID:46Ivwr3B No.55415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wiki is considered the best and most up to date resource in some fields, taxonomy for example.

However I find it particularly bad for an objective understanding of history. I've read wiki pages over and over, and noticed the changes as years pass by. One can see the active effect of trolls on any contemporary controversy.


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