Monthly Archives: July 2013

The HUNDRED DAYS COMES TO A BLOODY END, AS NAPOLEON IS DEFEATED AT WATERLOO

(Note: If maps or other images appear too small, please refresh page and they should reformat properly)  Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode the world-stage like a colossus. Rising amidst the bloody chaos left in the wake of the French Revolution, he began his career … Continue reading

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GOD INDEED SIDES WITH THE BIGGEST BATTALIONS

 Though sometimes human genius can turn the tables A great general (alternately either Turenne or Napoleon) famously responded to a question of who God sides with in war by quipping: “Whichever side has the biggest battalions!” While numbers and material … Continue reading

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DEADLIEST BLOGGER REVIEWS: CONAN THE BARBARIAN

“Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the Sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of; when shining kingdoms lay spread across the … Continue reading

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ELITE WARRIORS OF HISTORY: THE JOMSVIKINGS

Founded in the late 10th century, the Jomsvikings were a Scandinavian warrior-brotherhood, based at Jomsborg, a fortress on the southern Baltic shore (likely near modern Wollin, in German Pomerania).  Their origins are shaded in fable and obscured by conflicting sources. … Continue reading

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