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Spain and the Philippines

Posted March 5th, 2017 at 06:04 AM by ayasachan
Updated March 15th, 2017 at 07:12 PM by ayasachan (I revised and wrote additional informations.)

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"Espaņa y las Filipinas" made by a Filipino painter, Juan Luna y Novicio in 1886.


English Title: Spain and the Philippines
Spanish title: Espaņa y las Filipinas
Tagalog title: Espanya at ang Pilipinas

The Spaniard woman or the "Mother" was drawn with wide strong shoulders while the
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Candidate synonyms of the 9 battlesites of Arthur

Posted November 22nd, 2016 at 10:23 PM by gold heart
Updated November 22nd, 2016 at 10:26 PM by gold heart

This is a list of candidate matches or synonyms or analogies of the 9 battle sites of "Arthur".
Necessary background is that our discovery was that the 9 battle sites of Arthur of the Historia Britonum of Nennius match the 8 of the 9 forts of the Saxon Shore of the Notita Dignitatum from Yarmouth to Portchester/Portsmouth. We found that other "Welsh" lists also seem to match especially the 9 Pa Gur battle sites. This list of synonyms includes seeming matches from other...
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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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appealing unfair "suspension"

Posted October 28th, 2016 at 02:45 PM by gold heart

I am not a fool, I know that i can not post in the forum without some people being able to tell from my style and ideas etc (and from my i.p. address) that i am the same person.

Rob Banks was unfairly harshly indefinitely "suspended" [banned] last year, about 12 months or more ago now.

Rob since contacted the forum admin a few months ago asking if he could please be given a second chance and unsuspended. They not only meanly refused but didn't even reply at all....
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Still Learning

Posted October 20th, 2016 at 04:58 PM by Viperlord (Viperlord's History Blog)

Partly out of idle curiosity, partly because it might inform my next major post on Ulysses S. Grant when that happens, I was going through the Official Records. Particularly, I was going through correspondence in early 1864, curious to see some of the process of Grant planning and evolving his 1864 strategy. In my recent post on Grant of course, I consequently talked about Grant's three pronged-attack in Virginia, featuring George Meade, Benjamin Butler, and Franz Sigel as the principal commanders,...
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