Leave these fields empty (spam trap):
Name
You can leave this blank to post anonymously, or you can create a Tripcode by using the format Name#Password
Subject
Comment
[i]Italic Text[/i]
[b]Bold Text[/b]
[spoiler]Spoiler Text[/spoiler]
>Highlight/Quote Text
[pre]Preformatted & Monospace Text[/pre]
[super]Superset Text[/super]
[sub]Subset Text[/sub]
1. Numbered lists become ordered lists
* Bulleted lists become unordered lists
File

Sandwich


Discord Now Fully Linked With 420chan IRC

1970's

View Thread Reply
- Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:00:52 EST 0RHHXdSE No.57885
File: 1573952452916.jpg -(69645B / 68.01KB, 620x350) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 1970's
lets talk about the 1970's, the decline since of technological progress outside of the semiconductor industry, and how and why everything after the 1970's is not as good as people were expecting it to be. what do you think happened?
10 posts and 1 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Viustryius rich - Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:13:28 EST pI+tydfP No.57926 Reply
>>57885
People just slaved themselves to mentors. Volunteers training should be a success. A full circle in how things work is how we're bettering our society. If we had it right in 1970s. Bruh. Bruh. You already know.
>>
Eugene Buzzham - Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:23:28 EST btJ6w7p4 No.57943 Reply
>>57907

I want to hear more about this train killing conspiracy.

I believe, but I want to know the methodology.

Countries whose people I truly feel sorry for

View Thread Reply
- Mon, 08 Jul 2019 10:21:35 EST C/SaHHe7 No.57676
File: 1562595695501.jpg -(2452660B / 2.34MB, 1799x1005) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Countries whose people I truly feel sorry for
There are several countries whose national history have been and still is one long journey through terrible leaders, ideologies and societal problems.
I will name the worst of them and why I think like that.

China:
>entire history is basically the common people being subjected to constant torture
>neo-confucianism (the most inhumane ideology ever conceived)
>foot binding and castration was still practiced at times when democracy either was implemented or discussed in most European countries
>near universal infanticide
>was ruled by foreign dynasties for the majority of the last millennia
Mao Zedong was just following the millennia long tradition of Chinese cruelty. Don't ever let anyone tell you anything else. But at the very least China is currently improving which is totally deserved. The Chinese have had a long and terrible history.

Russia:
>was ruled by Mongols
>serfdom abolished by 1861
>was a monarchy in 1917
>USSR
>after collapse of USSR, Russia turned even shittier
>nationwide corruption stems from the very top of Russian leadership
There is currently no hope for Russia. Their economy is still going down the shitter.

USA:
>long history of institutionalized corruption (lobbying) by companies
>very little working rights
>indoctrination of school children, people are brainwashed into letting companies fuck them over
>billion dollar military budget
>faux-democracy (e.i. gerrymandering, first past the post)
>both Republicans and Democrats are corrupt and elitist
>industry of propaganda (like "American Sniper")
If there are any Americans reading this then I don't know what you have been told what Europeans think about America but please know that NO western Europeans and only few eastern Europeans regards USA as anything but a poor, corrupt, miserable country.
41 posts and 7 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Graham Chummerfodge - Fri, 10 Jan 2020 22:38:32 EST +z7tY5S4 No.57935 Reply
1578713912476.jpg -(32731B / 31.96KB, 780x520) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>57676
>There is currently no hope for Russia. Their economy is still going down the shitter.
If not for one man...
>>
Pokka !!4vMEXnV5 - Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:26:41 EST 1R2io0tO No.57942 Reply
1580250401256.jpg -(6371B / 6.22KB, 215x234) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>57754
>rebelled from britain in taliban style insurgency

fucking tapped
>>
Eliza Cishledging - Sun, 02 Feb 2020 06:08:26 EST IlyKIasb No.57944 Reply
>>57914
Europeans have never progressed beyond the colonialist/Roman mentality. They still see the rest of the world as savages barely able to govern themselves and requiring their dainty assistance.

Can't wait for Chinese hegemony.

Bigotry

View Thread Reply
- Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:15:17 EST dsJOQiGY No.57941
File: 1580249717155.png -(318351B / 310.89KB, 585x614) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Bigotry
I'm not leftwing or rightwing but what was bigotry or discrimination like in the 80's or 70's? Yanno against blacks or handicaps etc.?

I was only 4 in 1989.

SS dagger

View Thread Reply
- Thu, 19 Dec 2019 17:49:29 EST qnlyRiTh No.57912
File: 1576795769384.jpg -(3320566B / 3.17MB, 4608x2112) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. SS dagger
Recently came across this old dagger, was wondering if you guys know which things to check for authenticity.. how do I know it's not a replica?
3 posts omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Cornelius Pickhood - Fri, 20 Dec 2019 22:51:52 EST Ezj5la1D No.57918 Reply
>>57912
I checked into this and it appears to be this:

https://www.lakesidetrader.com/item.php?ID=26532

Insofar as whether or not what you have is authentic is a different question. But that appears to be what it's based on.

I thought at first that this was fake given the silly ornateness of the chain, skull and ss. But nope that cartoonishly evil shit is real.
>>
Cedric Pippermore - Sat, 21 Dec 2019 07:18:55 EST DCSIsOzZ No.57919 Reply
1576930735924.jpg -(115768B / 113.05KB, 1080x1397) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>57918
These seem to be missing on mine though, guess that's a giveaway
>>
Walter Hettingfield - Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:20:53 EST ZtlbEABr No.57940 Reply
I'm no expert but that really looks like a copy.

History of Espionage.

View Thread Reply
- Sat, 03 Aug 2019 12:37:43 EST l9faZouv No.57737
File: 1564850263967.jpg -(49029B / 47.88KB, 610x407) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. History of Espionage.
For this, I'm lumping together all covert operations. Assassinations, spying, misinformation, sabotage etc.

Spying and misinformation goes back farther than written history, so the first historical account goes back to 1274 BC.

The "Battle of Kadesh" between the Egyptian Empire and the Hittite Empire.

Muwatalli, leader of the Hittites sent a bunch of spies to the Egyptian camp posing as deserters. Two of them were able to get an audience with the Pharaoh and convince him that the HIttites were far away and they could make significant gains in territory, Of course this was a trap as they were waiting to ambush them.

Fortunately for Ramses, his forces captured two more spies and interrogated them until they revealed the ambush and Ramses was able to save most of his forces.

The Ra division got fucking hammered, but the rest of his army prepared for the fight to come and the Egyptians technically won, although it was strategically indecisive.

It ended with a peace treaty, but had it not been for the spys there could have been some very different outcomes.

Pic is of a common tactic used, a woman assassin. Because who would suspect her and she can hide some pretty decent weapons in that dress.
5 posts omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
UnsitOnHat !6VGic0RGBI - Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:01:27 EST NkZPBakx No.57936 Reply
1578870087516.jpg -(35273B / 34.45KB, 600x319) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>57737
"Unique"
User is currently banned from all boardsUser is currently banned from all boards
>>
George Gattingsurk - Sat, 18 Jan 2020 01:34:09 EST J6S5zopa No.57939 Reply
There were a lot of cool secret weapons made during WW2 for sneaky espionage missions.

Some of them are covered on the Forgotten Weapons youtube channel, probably the best weapon channel on youtube as Ian also goes into the history of the guns.

THE KINGFISH

View Thread Reply
- Mon, 13 Jan 2020 02:37:49 EST ZZpfoyvI No.57937
File: 1578901069767.jpg -(196808B / 192.20KB, 800x884) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. THE KINGFISH
Now that we have time to really look back at history and now have more information and facts to judge certain individuals can we now accurately say that Huey Long (The kingfish) and his platform and ideas were based?
>>
Fucking Parringman - Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:00:10 EST 0n7WzI3X No.57938 Reply
Any of his socialist leaning ideas are kind of marred by the fact he was running a corrupt as it gets tamany hall style patronage system, and his power base just happened to be the rural poor so that's who got his patronage.

He cleaned out the state bureaucracy of people installed by his predecessors putting thousands of people out of a job, he required his replacements to "donate" to his campaigns out of the salaries he felt they owed him. He used dictatorial powers and armed gunmen to hold onto power and ram through his agenda, which because his agenda helped the poor makes him feel like a hard nosed hero who'll do what it takes to fight through vested interests, but what if his powerbase was the baton rouge merchant class and the oil companies and he was using the same methods to force through an agenda that patted them on the back instead?

Personally, though I think he talked about a lot of things that are worth exploring, especially capped income 100% tax brackets, in his own words his platform was an attempt to slap a bandaid on capitalism and stave off the threat of actual communism. I don't feel like he had any ideas or high morals of his own, he had ambitions and knew which ideas to champion to get more power for himself. It was a ripe time to be a populist, ask Hitler and Mussolini.
In the end, he was shot to death by the son of a man he was trying to get fired for political purposes so he could stack the courts with hand picked judges, and his family dynasty have become the exact same class of hereditary country club politicians he positioned himself as the cure to.

Cold War General Thread

View Thread Reply
- Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:56:03 EST 6nKr2p8x No.54044
File: 1413255363389.jpg -(22825B / 22.29KB, 533x314) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Cold War General Thread
The concepts of MAD and proxy wars obsess me. Let's have a thread focusing on cold war era geopolitics, and also have a look at the culture of the time and different points of view that each country had.

Kissinger critiquing the concept of total war and calling for americans to focus on conventional warfare:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SJikzUwwOY
The build up to the cold war with an empathsis on the British point of view:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SJikzUwwOY
21 posts and 6 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Fanny Worthingstock - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:30:02 EST 1qEdrkTE No.56145 Reply
1442986202603.jpg -(91470B / 89.33KB, 371x500) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
Just read "A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev" by Vladislav Zubok, which covers Soviet foreign policy and political history excellently. Zubok, as far as I know, coined a term for the near-constant premise of Soviet foreign policy called "Revolutionary-Imperialist paradigm", which assumed the imminent collapse of the liberal capitalist order and that armed with Marx's "scientific theory", Soviet diplomats and statesman were superior to their Western counterparts.

I'm interested what everyone's perspective is on Mikael Gorbachev? I had always looked up to Gorbachev as a peacemaker and liberal idealist, but wowza did this book convincingly paint his tenure as characterized by chaos and naivety! After the mid-80's he wouldn't use force in practically any circumstance, whether to quell protests or defeat rebels or just bulwark the state (the only pacifistic world leader perhaps in world history). He also winged almost all of his domestic and foreign policy, often resulting in failure or decentralization due to inadequate planning.

Also, Raymond Garthoff's tomes on the Cold War from Nixon to Reagan are phenomenal, probably some of the most incisive and even-handed Cold War histories ever written.

>>55913
Zubok's book corroborates that Mao's puritanism and ideological radicalism were a constant thorn on the side of the Soviet foreign policy. He suggested that Mao's China resented heavily the Soviets' international stature and how they dominated the communist world, so they'd constantly undermine (relative) Soviet pragmatism.
>>
Polly Dullermog - Wed, 08 Jan 2020 13:50:41 EST yqtuflhy No.57934 Reply
>>56145
Oh there was violence under Gorbachev, he sent special forces to stop Baltic independence movements and people died.

Fanfiction.net and the definitive GuiltyGears

View Thread Reply
- Sun, 05 Jan 2020 18:29:09 EST NkZPBakx No.57932
File: 1578266949874.jpg -(155883B / 152.23KB, 510x683) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Fanfiction.net and the definitive GuiltyGears
>character is an insane shut in that does literally nothing all day
What the fuck is Kaguya's problem?
User is currently banned from all boardsUser is currently banned from all boards

One-of-a-Kind Historical Artifacts

View Thread Reply
- Thu, 02 Jan 2020 21:15:10 EST q2KfTnNz No.57927
File: 1578017710478.jpg -(39133B / 38.22KB, 243x320) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. One-of-a-Kind Historical Artifacts
Hey, I'm looking for unique one-of-a-kind historical artifacts, and I was wondering if you knew of any? These are the sorts of things that are described as being "the only surviving example of..." so and so. For example:

This is a picture of the Leiden Papyrus Z, which contains the only known example of handwriting by a roman emperor (Theodosius II).
1 posts and 1 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Phyllis Bunfuck - Fri, 03 Jan 2020 06:54:11 EST wY8hsOs0 No.57929 Reply
1578052451739.jpg -(131521B / 128.44KB, 960x1113) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>57927

So this is the only evidence of Crucifixion from the Ancient World.

The pictures text reads as follows: "Right: The calcaneus of Yehohanon ben Hagkol, with transfixed nail. Left: A reconstruction of what the foot may have looked like around the time of death. (Image used with kind permission of Joe Zias.)"

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2015/12/08/this-bone-provides-the-only-skeletal-evidence-for-crucifixion-in-the-ancient-world/#76ae2ec6476d
>>
Ernest Mungerman - Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:21:54 EST tGbVQahJ No.57930 Reply
1578075714985.jpg -(264281B / 258.09KB, 1908x1146) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
Yet another Roman artifact: the only known example of leather boxing gloves. Found buried under concrete.
>>
>Bit Butt C-c-canon, daddy !!vVWR8L52 - Sun, 05 Jan 2020 17:50:02 EST NkZPBakx No.57931 Reply
1578264602999.gif -(1906627B / 1.82MB, 432x288) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
#pronouns
>>57927
>but muh story
User is currently banned from all boardsUser is currently banned from all boards


God this board is dead

View Thread Reply
- Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:48:53 EST putfxC4q No.57503
File: 1534168133514.gif -(1992915B / 1.90MB, 200x182) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. God this board is dead
C'mon let's talk about cool history shit. circlejerk sucks.

How would the world look if WW2 never happened?
6 posts and 2 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Orthas - Sun, 03 Nov 2019 00:46:49 EST wHI9PkXi No.57872 Reply
>>57503
Seems like we would have a bunch of bastards fucking their soon to be daughter in laws. I am not for Mass "genecide" I just know that it needed to happen due too bad dreams prospering.
>>
Alice Poffingstock - Sun, 24 Nov 2019 01:27:37 EST f2hT9cGw No.57888 Reply
>>57503
Likely would've just happened a different way. Between China's civil war and the Japanese conflicts around Asia, along with Soviet ambition, conflict was inevitable. Say if Hitler lost steam or became an artist instead of a murderer, I betcha the western world would unite against the USSR. Maybe Japan would have a change of heart and ally with Russia to take a little pressure off of the inland front. If they took their traditional stance and pounded Russia, maybe China would still have a chance. SEA just depends on the timeline, but imperial Japan just wanted as much land as possible, as did the Nazis and ISSR. Maybe it would be a race to hunt down Stalin, followed with a Japanese-Western conflict.
>>
Jack Clibberwater - Thu, 19 Dec 2019 23:37:40 EST ADE5Aufj No.57915 Reply
>>57503
This is an interesting idea but I wish you could frame it better. Are you saying as in the Nazis never come to power? Or that the outcome of WWI didn't lead to the fall of the Kaiser?

In some ways it very much defends on how much the Versailles treaty is enforced... If before the 30s, say, certain provisions were eased etc etc. You're talking about possibly a very different outcome where maybe German politics is stable throughtout the 20s and 30s as a Republic, but maybe with less Nazi'ism and more Communism as the "extreme" ideology present in the country.

If you're talking about a situation where Germany consolidated it's continental gains before 1939 and never invaded Poland I think that's an interesting question of whether Hitler could have ever "existed in the peace." His personality, among other things, drove a lot of that decision making. And in a lot of ways that ideology is apocalyptic in nature and has a constant need for an enemy. So it's hard to say if you could have ever had a "peaceful" nazi germany. That seems to me to be a contradiction in itself.

RULE BRITTANIA

View Thread Reply
- Mon, 30 Sep 2019 17:47:33 EST dkcNaG6S No.57828
File: 1569880053067.jpg -(27904B / 27.25KB, 295x406) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. RULE BRITTANIA
I recently just got done watching all 4 seasons of Pic Related. This is easily the most Kino show about American History I have watched in my entire life and its actually inspired me to wanna know more about the history of the Revolutionary War since this show is all about the False Flags that happened during that time to justify the continuation of the war and the fight against Great Britain

What I am namely interested in is Dragoon Legions and Queens Rangers. I can't think of a more respectable military service job during this time. One of the worst military service jobs? Front Line Infantry those poor bastards who had to stand around getting shot at or stabbed since it took like 2 minutes to reload your firelock meanwhile a Dragooner just slices off your fucking head with his sword.

What other Revolutionary War Kino is there for me to watch I was told John Addams is also a really good micro series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdJoxpP86TA
3 posts omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Phoebe Drizzlelitch - Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:05:54 EST hwbZvUc3 No.57881 Reply
>>57828
>to justify the continuation of the war and the fight against Great Britain
before you can actually learn about the revolution you will have to drop the 21st century tinfoil conspiracy mindset
>>
Barnaby Gebberridge - Mon, 25 Nov 2019 08:45:10 EST qRVdXweK No.57891 Reply
>>57881
The concept of lying about events as a pretext for war wasn't invented in the 21st century.
>>
Hannah Pemmerfidge - Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:30:16 EST kW4FvObS No.57902 Reply
>>57867

That part I won't argue with you. Of all the characters in this show Culper is my least favorite.

Some fresh OC for you guys

View Thread Reply
- Sun, 08 Sep 2019 08:51:05 EST /UCPeaCX No.57792
File: 1567947065041.jpg -(123814B / 120.91KB, 543x1697) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Some fresh OC for you guys
DICKS EVERYWHERE
1 posts and 1 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Shitting Nucklehood - Sat, 30 Nov 2019 04:54:58 EST P37pQk/r No.57895 Reply
300 by Frank Miller and Zach Synder has a lot to answer for...
>>
John Favingfield - Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:30:41 EST qGF0vl49 No.57898 Reply
>>57895
Put it next to starship troopers and it makes a lot more sense.

Mongol Thread

View Thread Reply
- Sun, 28 Apr 2019 20:03:21 EST GJ8VKaxx No.57619
File: 1556496201512.gif -(2408393B / 2.30MB, 326x217) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Mongol Thread
Anything, doesnt matter to me but I have a dream of winning the mongolian derby as something to do when I am done being a bitch ass punk so mongolian horseriding is a plus
11 posts and 10 images omitted. Click View Thread to read.
>>
Cedric Billingshit - Mon, 27 May 2019 05:43:49 EST K2phYXev No.57649 Reply
1558950229255.jpg -(64929B / 63.41KB, 800x533) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
DICKS EVERYWHERE

Report Post
Reason
Note
Please be descriptive with report notes,
this helps staff resolve issues quicker.