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THE DEVIL’S GUARD: HITLER’S WAFFEN SS (PART 3)

Few military organizations or formations in history have evoked such fear, loathing, or grudging respect as the Waffen SS! Hitler’s elite private army, their role and history are highly controversial to this very day. This multi-part series is neither an … Continue reading

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PHALANX vs LEGION: CLOSING THE DEBATE

With the popularity of such films as “Alexander”,  “300”, and its sequel “300: Rise of Empire” a broader audience is being introduced (sometimes for the first time) to the warriors of ancient Greece. These films are generally poor educational tools, … Continue reading

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ART OF WAR: HEROES OF TROY AND MYCENAE

Much of our perception of history is influenced by the artists who have drawn and painted scenes from out of the past. This is the second in a series in which Deadliest Blogger looks at historical armies and warriors through … Continue reading

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THE 25 GREATEST COMMANDERS OF THE RENAISSANCE

Once again, Deadliest Blogger presents its list of Greatest Commanders of history. This time, we tackle the difficult period of the Renaissance; defined here as the period from the second-half of the 15th century through the 17th century. While some … Continue reading

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CARNAGE AT CLONTARF: IRELAND’S DARKEST DAY! (PART 2)

On Good Friday, April 23, 1014 just north of Dublin a momentous and bloody battle was fought. At stake was the nascent unification of Ireland under its first true king, Brian Boru; and the future influence of the Vikings, who … Continue reading

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10 BEST GENERALS IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Many such lists have been compiled, all perforce subjective to one degree or another. In creating this list, and in placing each of these commanders in the order presented, the over-arching question posed was: who would I want commanding my … 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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