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  1. HistoryMarche

    Hannibal - Battle of Ticinus (218 BC)

    After his perilous journey through the Alps, Hannibal clashes with the Romans for the first time. Battle of the Ticinus river
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    The Battle of Agincourt's "Japanese version" — Shimazu Iehisa greater than Henry V !?

    The Battle of Agincourt's "Japanese version" — Shimazu Iehisa greater than Henry V !? Overview Kyushu (九州) was one of the most intensely-contested region embroiled with constant warfare between the major clans in the Japanese Sengoku Era. In AD 1584, the known “Fat Bear of Hizen” (肥前の熊)...
  3. Visigoth Panzer

    Pre-Gunpowder Field Battle Artillery

    Before the invention of gunpowder was there any type of artillery (weapons that were too heavy for one person to use alone) that could be used in field battles and didn't require significant setup before use? Possible examples being the polybolos and carroballistae, any others?
  4. Visigoth Panzer

    Seizing Enemy Artillery and Turning it Against Them in Battle Examples

    I recently seen a documentary that mentioned how outnumbered Swedish Troops in the Great Northern War Seized Polish Artillery and turned it against them to help win a battle. What are other notable examples of this in history?
  5. artistauthor

    If Germany won the Battle of the Bulge would it have made any difference?

    I have been thinking about the 1965 film "The Battle of the Bulge"( starring Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Telly Savalas of "Kojak" fame). If Germany had won the battle would it have made any difference to the eventual outcome? My guess is NO- it would have simply have meant that WWII in Europe...
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    The Review of Takeda Katsuyori's military command in AD 1575 Battle of Nagashino

    Was Katsuyori’s performance in the battle of Nagashino really “foolhardy and dim-witted” as some criticized ? Answer : Of course not. Many people simply viewed this question based on the result and criticized Katsuyori for his reckless decision to wage field battle against...
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    Where and when was full plate armour last used in battle?

    To be clear: I'm talking about full plate armour worn on your whole body, in the style of knights in the late middle ages.
  8. S

    The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest

    Why did the US choose to fight there? It lasted from mid-September to December 16,1944 when it merged with the Battle of the Ardennes. Between the two the US experienced over 100,000 casualties. The latter was forced on the allies but there seems to be no pressing reason to have fought in the...
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    Battle of Malta 1940-1942

    I just read and finished James Holland's "Fortress Malta" I knew that Malta as a British base caused many problems for Axis supply and transportation efforts through Mediterranean for German-Italian Panzer Army in Africa and as an attack base against mainland Italy and it was extensively bombed...
  10. Menshevik

    Joan of Arc in battle and warfare

    Where would you place Joan of Arc as a commander and leader of troops? Is she up there with Caesar, Alexander or maybe she was closer in ability and status to one of her contemporaries like Henry V? How would you rate her as a tactician and strategist? How about her own skill at arms and martial...
  11. I

    The Easter Rising (1916) - Battle of Mount Street Bridge

    I thought you guys might enjoy this video I made. This video covers 'the Irish Thermopylae' the battle for mount street bridge in which a few scattered Irish rebels stood vastly outnumbered by British soldiers, yet managed to inflict huge losses upon the attacking British. Easter Rising - The...
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    The Battle of Mount Street Bridge

    I thought you guys might enjoy this video I made. This video covers 'the Irish Thermopylae' the battle for mount street bridge in which a few scattered Irish rebels stood vastly outnumbered by British soldiers, yet managed to inflict huge losses upon the attacking British. Easter Rising - The...
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    A battle between two nations or two ideologies ?

    When I think about the conquest of an ancient civilization by nomadic tribes who had just integrated under a new ideology or religion in Arabia and when I also think that Persians were somehow dissolved in the reign of that ideology despite long and somehow severe resistance and not totally...
  14. HistoryMarche

    Battle of Targoviste part 2

    Collaborated with authors of Corpus Draculianum on this. Curious to see what you guys think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RoBspQiOiE
  15. dlnewhouse

    Battle of Normandy, Operation Overlord

    According to the wikipedia, the countries participating were United States United Kingdom Canada Belgium Denmark France Norway Poland Australia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Allied_forces_in_the_Normandy_Campaign...
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    Vashistha and Vishwamitra battle.

    hi i started to think that writers of Rigveda were not 6 gurus but aryan tribes. i am vashistha gotra so i natureally studied why we fought against vishwamitras and i learned that it was not one vashistha guru and one vishwamitra guru. it was tribes. for example in 3.33 i belive Vishwamitra...
  17. I

    The Battle of Ulundi

    I made an animated battle video on the battle of Ulundi in the Anglo-Zulu war I thought you guys might enjoy. Battle of Ulundi
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    What is the earliest known set piece battle?

    I'm talking about the use of organized formations and battle tactics as opposed to an ambush or a melee.
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    The Battle of Isandlwana

    I made a short video on the battle of Isandlwana and British colonialism in South Africa I thought you guys might enjoy. Let me know what you think. Battle of Isandlwana
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    The Battle of The Delta

    I made a short video on the battle of the delta, the first recorded naval battle I thought you guys might enjoy. Let me know what you think. The First Naval Battle, The Battle of The Delta