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Was Alexander as Great as they Say? (Controversial)

Posted October 20th, 2017 at 05:24 AM by NBSHistory

A series I created on Alexander the Great. I in no way believe him to not have been "great" I simply was displaying the many overlooked flaws in his character. Received some backlash, but if you watched all three parts I believe I make a valid point!


I am unsure if it simply because I was taught mostly on his flaws during my studies, but it seems to me this point of view is very surprising to the community here!
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Oda Nobunaga: Conqueror of Owari (3)

Posted October 1st, 2017 at 04:02 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated October 3rd, 2017 at 05:24 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

Claiming Owari Province

At that time Oda Nobukata of Iwakura castle, who ruled the four upper districts in northern Owari, made an alliance with Saito Yoshitatsu against Oda Nobunaga, who now ruled the four lower districts of southern Owari. The loyalty of the feudal clans in the lower districts was also questionable given the situation. Not long after, Oda Nobukata attacked a village called Shimo no Go with his Iwakura army, which was located 2 kilometers from Nobunaga's Kiyosu castle....
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Snippets from Mărăşti, Mărăşeşti and Oituz

Posted September 8th, 2017 at 06:42 PM by Offspring
Updated September 8th, 2017 at 06:48 PM by Offspring

It's been a century since the battles of Mărăşti, Mărăşeşti and Oituz. A few months ago, I bought a special edition of our biggest history magazine:

Click the image to open in full size.

The following are from that magazine. I hope you'll enjoy them.



German patrols went near the Romanian line, at night, and asked: "Ruski? Ruski?". A Romanian...
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Oda Nobunaga: Fool of Owari (2)

Posted August 20th, 2017 at 11:48 AM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated October 20th, 2017 at 09:55 AM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

The Fool of Owari

Oda Nobunaga, now aged about 18, had inherited a relatively strong clan but also a tenuous hold now that his strong father had died, especially with the ever growing threat of the Imagawa clan in the east, an unstable peace with the Kiyosu Oda and a potentially unreliable if not treacherous ally in the Saito clan. So too were there potential enemies within the Oda branch of the deceased Danjo no Jo. At the Bansho temple, which had been built by Nobuhide, a large funeral...
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Captain's Log Entry 5: The Great Game, Chapter 1

Posted August 19th, 2017 at 09:43 AM by Junius

By the end of the Napoleonic Wars, Russia was by far the most dominant land power in Europe. Even as it fought one of its most desperate struggles for survival, Mother Russia had the power to enforce its will in places thousands of miles away from Moscow. Russian forces in the Caucasus enjoyed an astonishing run of success during the 1810's, trouncing the Persians and the Ottomans simultaneously. Hundreds of square miles of territory came under Russian control, and the Tsar looked to solidify...
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