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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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A CHRONOLOGICAL GUIDE TO DEADLIEST BLOGGER’S POSTS

My ever-loving girlfriend pointed out that it would be uber-useful to have a reference guide to all of the various pieces Deadliest Blogger has written over the years; placing each in it historical order. Well, her wish is my command! … Continue reading

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ATTILA IS STOPPED AT THE CATALAUNIAN FIELDS!

On June 20, 451 on a broad plain in the Champagne region of France, Attila the Hun, “the Scourge of God”, engaged in his greatest battle. The fate of western civilization lay in the balance. In Chinese history, the Huns are … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART EIGHTEEN

Unique among the territories of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century, Britain succeeded in holding back and even reversing the tide of Germanic conquest for nearly two centuries. This was an age of heroes… It was the Age … Continue reading

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DIADOCHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 6)

Long before George R.R. Martin penned his tale of war, intrigue and treachery the ancient world was scene to its own version of The Game of Thrones. ——————————————————————————————————————- (This is the sixth in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadochi. Part … Continue reading

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GREAT CAPTAINS: NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST

This is the next in a series of posts examining the “Great Captains” of military history. Unusual for Deadliest Blogger, this will be primarily in video format; posting compelling biographical material.   Perhaps no general in America history elicits such … Continue reading

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ATTILA IS STOPPED AT THE CATALAUNIAN FIELDS!

On June 20, 451 on a broad plain in the Champagne region of France, Attila the Hun, “the Scourge of God”, engaged in his greatest battle. The fate of western civilization lay in the balance.  In Chinese history, the Huns are … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART SEVENTEEN

Unique among the territories of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century, Britain succeeded in holding back and even reversing the tide of Germanic conquest for nearly two centuries. This was an age of heroes… It was the Age … Continue reading

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DIADOCHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 5)

Long before George R.R. Martin penned his tale of war, intrigue and treachery the ancient world was scene to its own version of The Game of Thrones. (This is the fifth in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadochi. Part 1 can … Continue reading

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