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Liam Lynch, Ernie O'Malley and the politics of the Civil War, 1922

Posted February 10th, 2018 at 09:18 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on the working relationship between Liam Lynch and Ernie O'Malley during the Civil War, and their efforts towards victory in the face of the Free State's might, the IRA's mishaps and their own frequent disagreements.

The Treachery of Peace: Liam Lynch, Ernie O’Malley and the Politics of the Civil War, 1922 (Part V)

When O'Malley returned to Dublin in July 1922, after helping to cut a swathe through the countryside, he had been tasked by his Chief of Staff, Lynch,...
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Serbia 1878-1889: An Overview

Posted January 26th, 2018 at 02:07 PM by Tsar
Updated January 27th, 2018 at 07:44 AM by Tsar (additional info)

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Serbia in 1878

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Prince Milan, Princess Natalija and their son Aleksandar (born in 1876)


Since 1868 Prince (Knez) Milan Obrenović has been the ruler of Serbia. Serbian political system was regulated by the Constitution of 1869. According to...
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The Self-Deceit of Honour: Liam Lynch and the Civil War, 1922 (Part IV)

Posted January 20th, 2018 at 11:14 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and how his decisions helped determine the struggle for Limerick and then Cork during the Civil War.

The Self-Deceit of Honour: Liam Lynch and the Civil War, 1922 (Part IV)


The ten-day battle for Limerick reached its weary climax before midnight on the 19th July 1922 when the anti-Treaty IRA decided that enough was enough. Following the orders of their Chief of Staff, Liam Lynch, the men left the city in a line of motorcars.

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The Most Important Events in European History, I - V century

Posted January 19th, 2018 at 12:45 PM by Valens
Updated January 25th, 2018 at 11:22 AM by Valens

The purpose of this chronology is to list some of the most important events which had great influence on the course of European history.
My initial plan was to start with the first century after Christ and finish with the twentieth, but soon realized that the scope of that task was enormous.
From this reason, I came to the idea of doing separate entries for periods spanning over several centuries, with respect to traditionally accepted periodization of history.
This first...
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Which was more influential for the allies victory in WW2,

Posted January 19th, 2018 at 01:23 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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