How did Germany lose WWI if they were deep in France when the war ended?
The United States, savior of the planet, came to bring freedom and justice to its father continent.
Wouldn't the Migration Period fit the definition of a 'Dark Age'? Near constant warfare, decreased economic activity, decrease in literacy, shift away from urban lifestyle, etc.
Nobody claims it's a myth that the period between the fall of Rome and Charlemagne can be called a dark age in Western Europe. The trouble is when most people hear or use the term "Dark Ages", they mean the entire Middle Ages.
Do Catholic dictators go to confession?
Were they expected to confess to the killing of political opponents?
What would our world look like now if Genghis Khan never existed?
>Contemplation is spontaneous awe at the sacredness of life . . . It is gratitude for life, for awareness and for being. It is is a vivid realization of the fact that life and being proceed from an invisible, transcendent, and infinitely abundant Source.
>mfw dead inside fedoralords will never get this, can only shriek "proof?" "evidence?" "proof?" like autismo-trons on the fritz ad nauseaum
What caused it?
December 1914 during the stage of Total war Germany led mass attacks on civilians and the government knew that invasion was imminent a letter was handed out to all military commanders giving instructions on how to act during German invasion. After the threat was cleared all traces of these instructions were destroyed. My question is that does anyone know what these instructions were?
What's your favourite special forces operation?
Can be anything, from WW2 to modern day wars.
Scaling of the cliffs at Point du Hoc
>tfw you hear that the men of the 2nd ranger battalion made a pact to not cry out if they fell so as to avoid compromising the operation.
What is the most successful empire that used war elephants?
Why aren't you a member of the Richard III Society?
Base slander. Or so the society says anyway.
IMO, the guy has been massively demonized due to Henry VII's propaganda needs, his actual laws and shit reflect his reign as just and mostly benign.
He probably killed the little shits, but that's standard kingly behaviour really.
If the film Lawrence of Arabia historically accurate?
These two structures were built during roughly the same timeframe. Both were vastly wealthy nations, yet there are many examples of very complex designs in France during that time period, whereas relatively simpler structures like the Djenne mosque were fewer in number.
What is the reason for this? Lack of materials? Inspiration? I don't want the answer to be racist.
Different t areas developed at differ we rates
One issue is that if a system works for a culture they tend to keep it and not improve - eg Polynesians never developed higher level tech but were able to colonise thousands of islands, China never took gunpowder to the next level and so on
Why are so many treaties signed in Paris?
Nice city, fuckton of hotels, in the middle of where ids habbening, close to many European capitals and Brussels and Strasbourg, can provide logistics and security, French was/is an important diplomatic language ....
Wasn't Rome technically an empire as early as after the second punic war, long before Augustus?
What does a person who isn't particularly interested in seriously studying economics need to know (or read) in order to have an informed viewpoint on economic policy?