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Episode Three: Stephen Hawking

Posted May 12th, 2018 at 06:34 AM by Shoulders of Giants
Updated May 12th, 2018 at 06:36 AM by Shoulders of Giants

Hi everyone, Episode Three is up of our podcast. you can listen on Itunes or wherever you download podcasts.

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We decided to go into some recent history with Stephen Hawking. Since he passed away we thought it would be nice to go over his life and do our best to make a little tribute to him.

Thanks for Listening.
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Which was more influential for the allies victory in WW2,

Posted January 19th, 2018 at 12:23 AM by 14radams
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Which was more influential for the allies victory in WW2, the submarine spitfire or the Sherman firefly.

Struggling to compare these two vehicles would appreciate of someone could help me
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Samuel Argall's time in the Virginia Company

Posted August 13th, 2017 at 07:15 AM by Baltis
Updated August 13th, 2017 at 07:32 AM by Baltis

Samuel Argall

Samuel Argall was born in Kent, England sometime between 1572 and 1580, when he was baptized. He grew up in the shadow of great sea captains like Francis Drake, also from Kent and the greatest English hero of the time. Samuel was no older than 16 in 1588 when Drake defeated the Spanish Armada but likely a bit younger since there is no record of his taking part in that battle. However, at some point Samuel did follow the local tradition and became a noted sea captain....
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Captain's Log Entry 4: Crisis

Posted May 23rd, 2017 at 01:29 AM by Junius
Updated August 11th, 2017 at 08:52 AM by Junius

As I mentioned in my last post, by 1761, Britain was easily the foremost European power in India. While the Treaty of Paris returned France's Indian possessions to her, she was not allowed to rebuild the fortifications in Pondicherry and Chandranagar destroyed by the British. The French were forced to give up the game for the time being.

On the other side of the English Channel, Britain was also reeling from the effects of the Seven Year's War. Annual expenditure had more than doubled...
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John Gibbon and Strategy

Posted November 5th, 2016 at 07:57 PM by Viperlord (Viperlord's History Blog)

John Gibbon, a North Carolinian West Pointer who remained loyal to the Union and very ably led troops throughout the war, is one of my favorite figures of the American Civil War. He is not someone I ever talk about in relation to strategy, because he spent most of the war as a division commander, briefly attaining corps command at the end, and early on of course, forging and leading the famed Iron Brigade. Consequently, I was pleased to come across a campaign plan proposed by none other than John...
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