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  1. Thread: Gettysburg GIS

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    I would argue the war was not decided on that...

    I would argue the war was not decided on that day. Yes, if the Union had lost the war would have changed considerably, but the CSA loss did not have as great an impact as Vicksburg.

    For that...
  2. Thread: WWI and the AEF

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    Pershing & other Commanders @ Meuse/Argonne

    I will admit I am not much of a Pershing fan but after reading: To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 by Edward G. Lengel there is no doubt in my mind that he was WAY out of date. The Brits &...
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    Any RC-12G Crazy Horse

    Anyone involved with this bird and its missions lurking around here?
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    "How to explain it?" Good question. I think...

    "How to explain it?"

    Good question. I think it is normal human behavior to seek out exactly what we are looking for: Marxist hero or savior of WWII. We tend to ignore that which we don't "like"...
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    I have just begun to review this. What I find...

    I have just begun to review this. What I find immediately interesting is page 8 footnote #6 in their discussion of the historiography of insurgency.



    While I have only scratched the surface...
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    Shameless Self-Promotion

    Please forgive this shameless self-promotion here. I am very pleased to announce that Deeds Publishing has just released my new book: Broomsticks to Battlefields.

    To paraphrase Al Nofi:
    In From...
  7. I have found it is always quite difficult to use...

    I have found it is always quite difficult to use modern terms in reference to centuries old warfare. The debate about the about Jeff Davis' "offensive-defensive" vs. "defensive-offensive" is but one...
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    Interesting read here on the roots of American...

    Interesting read here on the roots of American bellicosity:

    http://www.the-american-interest.com/article.cfm?piece=620
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    Poll: Well it is obvious I have offended...

    I am sorry if my comments were viewed as a personl attack. My point is and always will be that posting in anonymity is not the way legitimate historians approach issues, especialyl if they expect...
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    Poll: Lost War?

    "Contributed to Defense and the National Interest by Fabius Maximus, an amateur military historian."

    Well, I skimmed your article.....

    ...your analysis is vastly flawed and filled with...
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