1. Q

    Biggest badass in history?

    Who was the biggest badass in history?
  2. Sobo

    Battle between Kormoran and Sydney

    I think there is no other fight between two ships as intense as the one between the slow and relative weak armed german raider Kormoran: and the flagship and pride of the australian navy...the HMAS Sydney The Kormoran was relative slow, weakly armed and did hide under the disguise of being...
  3. Dont invade Russia

    Most badass exchanges in human history.

    Go for it! Shortly after the battle of Issus, a messenger arrived, delivering a letter from king Darius, who offered a huge ransom for his mother, wife and children. Alexander refused. In the next months, there were several diplomatic exchanges, which culminated in Darius' offer of all...
  4. EmperorTigerstar

    Badass Lines in History

    A good badass line will be remembered forever. What are some notable ones you enjoy? Alp Arslan, Great Seljuk Sultan, to Emperor Romanos IV after the Battle of Manzikert in 1071: Alp Arslan: "What would you do if I was brought before you as a prisoner?" Romanos: "Perhaps I'd kill you, or...
  5. Lars The Curious

    The most badass soldier

    What is the most badass soldier that you know? Mine is Simo Häyhä. Simo Häyhä lived a boring life as a farmer and a hunter in municipality of Rautjärvi. He started his military service in 1925. He was a natural talent marksman, as he's house cabinet was full of trophies that were won in...
  6. thetruth27

    the worlds most badass country

    Gerald Hanley is an old Colonial hand who lived with Somalis. This is from his book Warriors: Life and Death Among the Somalis "A Somali always felt himself to be twice as good as any white man, or any other kind of man at all, and still does, even when he is wrong. so instead they learn...
  7. P

    3 badass guys

    1Galverino Galvarino (died c. November 30, 1557) was a famous Mapuche warrior. Early in the Arauco war he as captured As a message the governor Garcia Hurtado Mendoza had all the prisoners’ right hand nose and ears amputated Galverino had both hands amputated. At the next battle he strapped...
  8. Sargon of Akkad

    Assyrian Badass

    ‎(to the tune of American Badass by Kid Rock) I didn't write this, a friend of mine did. I just had to share it because I thought it was bloody amazing! She just posted it on my Facebook wall, and I was blown away by how brilliant it is, and I thought "who will appreciate this?", so...
  9. L

    Most badass biography

    I'm looking for a BADASS biography. A biography about a Great man/woman. What do you recommend?
  10. L

    Most BADASS Kings/Emperors EVER

    Who were the best kings and emperors in history? Im talking about heroic, bad-asses with character, determination, talent and courage. Who were THE BEST OF THE BEST?? WHAT IS YOUR TOP 10!
  11. pixi666

    Badass of the Week: Augustus?

    I just stumbled upon this on the web: / It's certainly an... interesting look at the life of Augustus, although I can't help but be a little miffed by the author's characterization of Augustus as 'one of those truly legendary evil geniuses' (and that should...
  12. throughthepastdarkly

    How badass would the US be adopting the Swiss policy of armed neutrality?

    I know it's not the most tactful choice of words. But the shoe fits. With the US furthermore adopting the same collective sense of responsibility with firearms, I might add.
  13. HistoryFreak1912

    Most Badass President!

    Hey, I'm not sure if this had been done before. I used the search function, but couldn't find anything. Anyways, I decided to make this topic after I noticed I was drifting the topic about Palin resigning outward. Like the title said, who do you think was the most badass president and why...
  14. Shanks

    Who is the most badass American to of ever lived?

    Greece has Alexander....Rome has Ceasar....Who do we have!??! Roosevelt? Washington? Who is it. And please post the reason why. And dont say "MIKE TYSON!" or something. It has to be someone who actually did something for the country.