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Gear and Advancements of the Allies during WWI

April 27th, 2016 · Comments

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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Westen [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the West], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.
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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Osten [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the East], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.



See also Jonathan North, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary (London, UK: Lorenz Books, 2011).


Tags: technology · Britain · trench life · Russia · uniforms · kits

The History of the USSR

April 18th, 2016 · Comments

1302213574_lenin_cat09.jpg This extra-long episode consists of a nickel tour of the  downfall of the Romanov dynasty, the various  maneuverings of the Bolshevik party and their leader  Vladimir Lenin, and the Russian  Civil War and the  consolidation of Soviet power and authority.  


 To listen via YouTube, click  here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Xt6iTpvLts&feature=youtu.be
Lenin Cat Meme from http://www.excusememe.com/article/1065/10-of-the-Funniest-Lenin-Cats


Tags: Greater War · Soviet Union · Russia · communism · V. I. Lenin

Family Feud of World War One

April 8th, 2016 · Comments

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 Miranda Carter, "How George, Nicholas and Wilhelm were Related: A Royal Family Tree," from Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, http://knopfdoubleday.com/marketing/post/CarterFamilyTree.gif 

Tags: Britain · Germany · family · royalty · genealogy · Russia