invasion

  1. H

    Planned Roman invasion of Ireland?

    A documentary on Discovery revealed that modern Deva (Chester, near N.Wales in a north-western line from Londinium), pronounced Dewa after the spirit of the River Dee, hides a secret- a huge military fortress beneath the city! Deva existed before the Boudiccan revolt of 60ad, but was built...
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    The success of the Normandy invasion was only because of overwhelming manpower

    I have a hypothetical claim for you all: The success of the Normandy invasion was only because of overwhelming manpower For this sake of this argument, let's ignore all other factors such as strategic and tactical mistakes, Hitler's hesitation to send re-inforcement until too late, luck, etc...
  3. jeroenrottgering

    Invasion of Russia in 1812 - Provoked or not?

    Many people see Napoleon as imperialistic monster who wanted to conquer the whole of Europe. Well I find that a really misplaced view of such a great man. Actually when you think about it most wars were more enforced on Napoleon then just an imperialistic acts on the side of Napoleon. The only...
  4. Chookie

    Anglo-Saxon invasion

    The Anglo-Saxon Invasion: Britain Is More Germanic than It Thinks I wasn't sure where to put this, so it's here...... How Germanic is Great Britain really? Archeologists and geneticists have unveiled surprising revelations about the historical origins of people in the modern United...
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    The Invasion of England

    Did Hitler really have the resources to engage in "Operation Sea Lion"? I'm assuming of course that he did not try to soften up the air defense of England after occupying France, but took the initiative and attacked as England was still recovering from the rescue of it's expeditionary force at...
  6. HistoryFreak1912

    Would Europe ever stage a rescue invasion of the United States?

    I know it sounds pretentious, but bear with me: Okay, know how the Allied powers rescued Europe from Hitler and the Nazis during WWII? Well, it got me to thinking...what would have to happen in order for Europe to mount a "rescue invasion" of the USA? I can't use 'tyrannical ruler' because...