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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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DEVIL-DOGS CELEBRATE 241 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE!

Happy 241st birthday to the finest force the world has ever known…the United States Marines! Semper Fi, Devil Dogs! Ooh-Rah!! Much has been said about “The Corps”. Here are some of the best quotations about the U.S. Marines: “The safest place … Continue reading

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SLAUGHTER IN THE MUD: HENRY V AT AGINCOURT

    Henry V leads the original “Band of Brothers” to a bloody triumph against all odds on Saint Crispin’s Day, 1415 “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with meShall … Continue reading

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1066:A BLOODY AND MOMENTOUS YEAR (CONCLUSION)

Harold Godwinson had won a great victory at Stamford Bridge, defeating a Norse army and killing its storied leader, Harald Hardrada, the mightiest warrior in the north. But for the English king, there was no time to celebrate: his erstwhile … Continue reading

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ENGLAND IS BORN AT BLOODY BRUNANBURH

The Battle of Brunanburh in 937 is largely unknown today, but it is a battle that deserves to be remembered. For it was the largest and bloodiest battle fought in Anglo-Saxon England prior to Hastings (and likely surpassing that later … 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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THE LION OF THE NORTH ROARS AT BREITENFIELD!

The 30 Years War had raged for ten years, and for the Protestant cause it had been a string of disasters! Then a new champion took-up the sword to defend the faith against the Catholic armies of the Empire: Gustavus … Continue reading

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