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A Death in Athlone: The Controversial Case of George Adamson, April 1922

Posted June 22nd, 2018 at 03:51 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

An article about a bloody incident in Athlone in April 1922, a prelude of sorts to the Irish Civil War later in the year.

A Death in Athlone: The Controversial Case of George Adamson, April 1922

In the early hours of the 25th April, a group of officers from the pro-Treaty IRA stationed in Athlone were searching the streets for a missing comrade of theirs. When they saw a lone man loitering in a doorway, the leader of the party, Brigadier-General George Adamson, demanded...
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East Asian Tactics: Evolution of Late-Joseon-Dynasty Korean Linear Field Formations

Posted June 14th, 2018 at 08:38 AM by Guderian2nd
Updated June 14th, 2018 at 11:13 AM by Guderian2nd

Note: this blog post was originally a forum thread I made on another forum. Some minor edits have been made to accomodate this fact.

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So there was recently this thread on another forum, more specifically this post:
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Or in other words: this is a Spanish tercio
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can we have the Ming equivalent ?
In which I realized that nothing immediately came to mind. Sure, there were some...
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Saladin the Strategist: An Underappreciated Commander

Posted May 26th, 2018 at 01:00 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated May 30th, 2018 at 07:05 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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"Salah ad-Din" Yusuf ibn Ayyub, Sultan of Egypt and Syria

Was it strong and grizzled knights with combat experience what dominated Medieval wars or was it their skilled commanders? It could be that the two were indistinguishable in the Medieval period. At least in the cases of Saladin he was a more scholarly and strategically minded commander with a skill for organization....
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The Military Career of Cao Cao

Posted May 20th, 2018 at 09:31 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated May 26th, 2018 at 08:55 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

Cao Cao 155 - 220
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*note: "x" marks a defeat

-175 Cao Cao completed the district examinations, he became "Filially Pious and Incorrupt"
-176 District Captain of North Luoyang
-177-178 Magistrate of Dunqiu county
-180 Court Counselor

Yellow Turban Revolt in Yu Province (Huangfu Song & Zhu Jun)
-Battle of Changse (184...
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Notes - Oda Nobunaga: Conqueror of Owari (3)

Posted May 19th, 2018 at 07:53 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

Notes - Oda Nobunaga: Conqueror of Owari

Claiming Owari Province
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to be continued... soon...
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