>Istanbul will never, ever, ever be in Orthodox Christian hands again
How does it feel?
Muslim Hagia Sophia looks much better desu.
I've been there. I'm Orthodox but I was tempted to convert to Islam because it was so awe inspiring. Sort of makes you question the fact that Allah might not be real compared to Yahweh.
>God, God, why have you forsaken me?
What did God mean when he said this?
I'm currently reading about a us infantry man's
exp. in france and germany in ww2 and i'm curious, what was the us soldiers exp. in N. africa like?
Did the united states play a significant role?
I don't know jack shit about, which is odd, considering what i know about d-day and the battle of the bugle. was it just brits and grits, or did the americans really go all out on the germans for the first time?
American land involvement in North Africs proper was fairly limited. The fist action you see them in is Operation Torch, in November of 1942, only about half a year before the Axis were driven back to Italy.
That being said, there were some battles, most famously Kasserine, and the Americans were quite involved in the Tunisian campaign.
I would recommend The Path To Victory by Douglas Porch if you're interested in the subject ( and just the Mediterranean theater in general)
I don't know much about anything, but from what I gather North Africa was American forces' testing ground in the European theater (it might not be, but I always grouped in the North African fighting with Europe for simplicity).
It didn't do so great at first, with the Battle of Kasserine Pass, but it got better with Patton taking over. Montgomery was able to hold out until until outside aide came in, and once Rommel's forces were defeated in the region, the Allies were able to move on to Sicily.
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Is Communism/Socialism tenable or plausible at all, /his/?
Socialist structures have been in practice for the past 150 years and current socialist-leaning countries are still holding their own today.
But eventually something like true socialism/communism will have to take hold as resources become more scarce. Capitalism banks on a plethora of major resources to accumulate, produce, and sell in a market, but that market goes into a full panic mode when the product becomes scarce.
Take whale blubber for example, as whales died, blubber for lanterns became extremely hard, forcing people to ration it and divide it among people...
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Your argument makes sense but I feel like in modern times except for something really really hard to make like oil gasoline society will find a new source of resources.
Iron, copper, silicon, uranium and coal are all plenty abundant.
Who else here loves Mozart's music?
>His wife said this portrait was the most accurate one
Yeah, long ago I got the complete set w/ Alfred Brendel & the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Good stuff.
Were the Belgians really that bad in the Congo?
You're a citizen of Rome at its height. What is your class, occupation, family/relationship status, and everyday life?
Do you mean what we want to be or do you mean to transpose our current status to the nearest approximate equivalent during the Pax Romana circa 30 BC to 200AD? You gotta be specific OP.
I'm looking for a movie or series that is accurate yet is still has pleasing cinematography.
Some historic films just have terrible film-work or production value. Others are just so grossly incorrect is not fair to call them historic
The thin red line. Its not inaccurate but also not focused on conveying the history particularly. Very moving though.
I have offers from the three in pic related.
I also have one from Manchester but I've grown up in the city and am frankly sick and tired of the place.
I know this is daft o'clock but I can always bump this in the afternoon if needs be. Indeed, if there are wide awake foreigners who are familiar with the relative merits of the relative history departments, I'd be happy to hear your opinion.
Was the OT always considered a meme book by early and medieval Christians?
I'm sure you can find medieval monarchs who did this but I meant that they strived the follow the same ideals of monarchy than those three kings also were supposed to follow. These three kings may not be a paragon of decency, but the OT makes it clear when they're right and when they're wrong.
You guys got any examples of multicultural societies in historical times that was successful?
Is it just me, or is the overly critical, hyper historical autistic shtick starting to wear a bit thin?
How accurate is this portrayal of the Maiden of Orleans? What aspects could be changed to make it more historically accurate while still being a good figure? What historical sources should have been taken into consideration by the illustrator when coming up with this design?
Where should I start and focus to get a good grip on Evola?
Gibbons once wrote, [A]s long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters.'
Would you say this is true? Could we use this to trace the fall of the USSR, modern Europe and eventually the US?
All Empires come and go, nothing is eternal American exceptional is american delusion.
That said I think its very dangerous to say that every fall is the same. There is a nice pamphlet, Fate of the Empires by John Glubb, which tries to find commonalities, I don't agree with him, but you should check it out, its a short read.
Is it worth feeling guilt because we perpetuate, in part, the celebration of military prowess over humanistic virtue?
4chan seems largely fixated on war and violence in general -- then again that's pretty ubiquitous when it comes ti humanity.