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"You can always count on the Americans..."

Posted June 26th, 2015 at 08:45 PM by HistoryFreak1912

Re-posted from another blog, in another forum.
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NOTE: This is my reaction to America legalizing same-sexed marriage.

Winston Churchill had this to say about Americans, “You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing; after they've exhausted all other alternatives.”

Well, we've finally done it. We've finally legalized same-sexed marriage here in the United States. I could go marry another man and my government would say that was perfectly...
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Welcome guys

Posted June 26th, 2015 at 09:23 AM by karimensb

Hey guys
I'm Karim Intersting by History .. I hope we make a good moments here improving our knowledge
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Gaul

Posted June 20th, 2015 at 01:19 PM by deaf tuner
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( I dedicate this to Zhang LaoYong, upssa1 and Perados, as they are the ones making me think to start this )

I've had this fascination for «barbarians» since I was a kid. All those people sprouting out of some far east no place .....

For a long time I did not understood what put into their heads this «go west» impulse that had been transmitted to so many of us. Later, as I travelled a bit, I started to understand. I don't know why, my interest was a lot diminished...
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Some thoughts on the date of the starting of the WW2

Posted June 20th, 2015 at 10:09 AM by General Winter
Updated June 20th, 2015 at 10:12 AM by General Winter

Any more or less literate person knows that the Second World War began at September 1, 1939,ie at the day of Nazi's Germany attack on Poland. It seems to be clear - from the moment of the begining of the German aggression.

But as a matter of fact, the agression started a little earlier ,at the time of the occupation of Czechoslovakia ,or even at the time of the intervention in Spain. Here comes up a question: how to determine the date of the begining of World War ?

We...
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Che Guevara - Early Influences

Posted June 16th, 2015 at 05:13 AM by Gile na Gile
Updated June 16th, 2015 at 05:17 AM by Gile na Gile

Guevara was always left-leaning, of a socialist redistributionist stamp but his ideas as to ultimate preferred mode of governance were still raw and unformed when he first met up with the Cuban exiles - I don't think he could properly described as "a hard-core communist" even at this stage.

Apart from Marx and Lenin, his reading was eclectic; the classic French novelists and poets, Zola, Ibsen, Steinbeck, Sartre and a host of others but the biggest influences early on were...
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