1. Futurist

    Maximum realistic territorial gains for the Russian Empire?

    What do you think the maximum realistic territorial gains for the Russian Empire during the 20th and 21st centuries are if World War I is delayed for at least a couple of decades (thus shifting the alliance system a bit--with Britain joining the German orbit) and if the Russian Empire survives...
  2. R

    What was the maximum that the Japanese were prepared to give before Pearl Harbour?

    What were the maximum in terms of concessions that the Japanese were prepared to give? Were they willing to go back to the front line before the Marco Polo bridge incident? Or were they only willing to accept some sort of a cease fire in China and maybe some sort of power sharing deal with the KMT?
  3. F

    Maximum separatist and anti-communist collaborations with Nazis within USSR

    Leadership the Third Reich takes every measure necessary to exploit and encourage separatism and anti-communism within USSR from day one of Operation Barbarossa (Nazi racial ideology takes a backseat to the destruction of the Soviet state) How much further would Soviet regime be undermined?
  4. H

    Maximum theoretical traction trebuchet range

    MAximum trebuchet range = 200 meters w/ 250 pullers or 215 meters w/ 500 pullers. How can this be an effective weapon if a primitive American longbow can hit twice that distance? THis is based on Dr. Stephen Ressler is Professor Emeritus from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point...
  5. D

    Maximum Shred Be More Successful

    Of instruction manipulate.....
  6. Futurist

    Maximum Realistic Territorial Gains for Israel in 1948-1949?

    Out of curiosity--what was the maximum realistic territorial gains which Israel could have gotten in its 1948-1949 war with several Arab states?
  7. No Bias FTW

    Maximum Extent of Gupta Empire

    Here are two different maps. Gupta Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia File:Gupta Empire.png - Wikimedia Commons The first one is cited by more people as being the maximum extent (direct rule/military expedition). But which one is more true to reality?
  8. Fred Ray

    Maximum sarissa length with a hand-held shield?

    In researching post-4th century Macdonian military gear, I recently read Nicholas Sekunda's excellent Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323-168 BC (2012: Osprey, Oxford, UK). In discussing the pike, he cites (on p. 17) an article by Peter Connolly (2000: 'Experiments with the sarissa, the...
  9. Menshevik

    A maximum wage?

    Should we have a maximum wage? What should the amount be? I say no. As long as someone is paying their fair share in taxes, I don't see a reason to limit the amount of money they can make. I might be open to a higher tax rate for these folks.
  10. G

    To what maximum extent had Spain Arabised during Muslim rule

    What was the % of the population that adopted Arabic as their spoken language at the peak of Arabic adoption in the country?
  11. No Bias FTW

    Maximum Firing Distance of 12-pounder Napoleon Cannon

    According to Wikipedia, the 12-pounder has a maximum range of 1,480 meters when shot from a 5 degree angle of elevation. Canon obusier de 12 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Do any of you guys know the absolute maximum distance of the cannon when fired from a 45 degree angle of elevation...
  12. Inc

    Rome Empire - Maximum Territorial Extent

    I was under the impression that this occured in 117 AD, with the death of Trajan soon after. However I've recently read a tome which gives 116 as the year, with Trajans Parthian conquests. I'm thinking that this view may have some merit and that perhaps the year 117 is cited, as the territorial...