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This board is dedicated to the discussion of history and the other humanities such as philosophy, religion, law, classical artwork, archeology, anthropology, ancient languages, etc. Please use /lit/ for discussions of literature. Threads should be about specific topics, and the creation of "general" threads is discouraged.

For the purpose of determining what is history, please do not start threads about events taking place less than 25 years ago. Historical discussions should be focused on past events, and not their contemporary consequences. Discussion of modern politics, current events, popular culture, or other non-historical topics should be posted elsewhere. General discussions about international culture should go on /int/.

/his/ is not /pol/, and Global Rule #3 is in effect. Do not try to treat this board as /pol/ with dates. Blatant racism and trolling will not be tolerated, and a high level of discourse is expected. History can be examined from many different conflicting viewpoints; please treat other posters with respect and address the content of their post instead of attacking their character.

When discussing history, please reference credible source material, and provide as much supporting information as possible in your posts.

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How many British women died in frontline combat in WWII?
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>>4716158
Daily reminder it was customary for British roasties to shame men for not going to war.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_feather
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>>4717496
It blocks out the sun from eyes.
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>>4717496
It looks great and shows that the player can customise their character by purchasing cosmetics at a reasonable price of $1.99 per item. Personally, I'm gonna pre-order my copy now.
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>>4717503
black does a better job and doesn't clash with camouflage
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>>4717506
This is what pissed me off the most about Rising Storm 2.
>pay 15 dollars for a skinpack that makes you look like John Lennon xDDD
Then you enter the game and everyone looks like a punk from a Robocop movie, downright cartoony.

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is there any specific reason why muslim countries weren't affected by the 19th century communist/freemasonic movements?

Who came up with that meme? Especially when Berbers and Egyptians had long been known of?
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>>4717330
Slavs are white, Polacks are not. There's a difference between the two, Polacks have a lot of admixture from Jews, Tatars, Armenians and other muds they imported during PLC. Weirdly enough Lithuanians were unaffected by this while Polacks mutted it up like no tomorrow.
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>>4717299
>No. There is a clear paternal and maternal DNA signature of Indigenous Black North Africans.
>pretending the Moroccan samples aren't E1b1b
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Sub-Saharan Africa should really be considered its own continent, at least culturally if not geographically, like Europe is.
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>>4717343
Prove it :)
>>4717369
There is a lot of influence due to the Green Sahara phase. It isn't until the introduction of Banana that the tropics and humid subtropics were populated.

Pygmies weren't even a forest people before that time.

The whole of the continent were in effect pushed and influenced by the dessication of North and East Africa. The North African Neolithic and the early "Later Stone Age" of the East African Coastline and South Africa show clear connections.
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>>4717401
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iberomaurusian

>Loosdrecht et al. (2018) analysed genome-wide data from seven ancient individuals from the Iberomaurusian Grotte des Pigeons site near Taforalt in eastern Morocco. The fossils were directly dated to between 15,100 and 13,900 calibrated years before present. The scientists found that five male specimens with sufficient nuclear DNA preservation belonged to the paternal haplogroup E1b1b1a1 (M78), with one skeleton bearing the E1b1b1a1b1 parent lineage to E-V13, one male specimen belonged to E1b1b(M215*). These Y-DNA clades are closely related to the E1b1b1b (M123) subhaplogroup that has been observed in skeletal remains belonging to the Epipaleolithic Natufian and Pre-Pottery Neolithic cultures of the Levant.

I'm leaving for Poland and Lithuania in two weeks for a study program on the Holocaust.
>mfw there will never be a moment in history in which Confederate soldiers liberate Poland and free this poor little girl
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>>4715763
"Us"? who's "us"? How is Israel's existence Lithuania's problem? It might as well be a country on the Moon as far as they're concerned.

Evaluate people's decisions by the options and consequences TO THEM.
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>>4715869
>Us"? who's "us"

Us as in the world
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kek
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>>4716567
>being a globalist
>complaining about the Jews
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>>4717492

My point was that the Holocaust led directly to the creation of the Israeli state and that in this sense, the Final Solution catastrophically backfired on the Nazis and other anti-Semites who cooperated in it (Arrow Cross Party, Iron Guard, NSB, etc.).

Instead of destroying "World Jewry", their actions served only to cement and legitimize it.

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Haven't seen one in a while. Post art or information relating to the Eastern Roman Empire.
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>>4715962
Why did the Balkan Latins lose lose influence in the Byzantine empire? By the 10th century they were essentially all shepherds and uninvolved in politics.
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>>4715962
He was from a Roman family who lived in Illyria. He was not an ethnic Illyrian by any stretch.
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>>4701281
What did soldiers stationed in, or from the Province/Theme of Dalmatia look like? Are there any illustrations of Dalmatian or Romanized Croatian troops living in that area? I only know about what the ones under later Venetian control may have looked like.
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>>4710156
That's not Basil.
What the fuck.
I thought Basil was the bulgar slayer.
That's Tsar Simeon.

Which theory of ethics does /his/ prefer?
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>>4709944
>is-ought gap
>not being a criticism for all of them
shit graphic
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>>4717483
So just kill anyone who knows about the rape. You also may as well rape them before you murder them too, to get the most utility out of it.
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>>4717394
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>>4717434
Not him but they are in that example. They're just there to shed extra light on the previously explained truism to you.
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>>4717439
So we should have let more people die than did die? Are you saying we weren't 100% sure more people would die than if we bombed Japan?

Are you an idiot?

Why is Alexander remembered as a hero and Genghis Khan as a villain?
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>>4714899
Uh I wanna fuck Alexander now
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>>4711694
Wasn't Al*xander a big Persiaboo? I remember reading that his Macedonian buddies think too highly of that.
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>>4710335
>Because Gengis Khan left behind nothing. He only destroyed.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pax_Mongolica
why are you on this board
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>>4710224
Alexander was a white Greek god who brought civilization and learning to the lands he conquered.

Genghis was a dirty subhuman chink responsibile for the destruction of some of the most advanced civilizations on Earth at the time (Persia and China and Eastern Europe).
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>>4710241
Two rebellions in a row, what would you do? Keep in mind you're taking 95% of your army into what's now Pakistan.

You are in charge of making Versailles treaty, you must make it as fair as possible.
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How strong is German nationalism in the south at this time considering they've only been united for 40 years? Would it be possible to divide Germany into a High German speaking, Catholic state in the north and a Low German speaking, Protestant state in the south without outright stomping them into the dirt?
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>>4717275
>Make Germany stronger as punishment for losing
>Keep the German dominated treaty in the East, but without German domination
>Belgium is punished for being invaded
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>>4717275
I find this the most agreeable, though to add on give Poland enthic lands but let Germany keep Prussian territory, sorry Poland but have to be land locked.
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>>4717281
OK, Germany gives up A/L and its Polish territories, but in return gets all the regions where Jews are the Head of State in 1918
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>>4717275
>Italy gets South Tirol
This is the only problem.

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If the Chinese really wanted to, could they overthrow their current government?

> inb4 they have no reason to because the Chinese regime is currently doing an excellent job
Yes, they are, but that is irrelevant to the question.

> inb4 this belongs on /pol/
I know that, but people on /his/ actually have knowledge on history which is important to answering the question.

Revolution has been possible in the past like how the ruling class was overthrown by the underclass in France, Russia and China, but with modern technology and totalitarian measures have governments such as the Chinese succeeded at preventing a revolution from ever succeeding?
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Isn’t China currently spending money building uninhabited cities just to keep workers working?
That’s hardly doing great
It’s a huge waste of resources
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>>4717202
It works enough.
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>>4717202
the cities are being filled, gradually

but yeah, state planning is heavy handed and eventually it will become apparent how much it throttles efficiency improvements
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>>4715906
No it's not possible. Even your shitposting is directly tied to your personal identity, in China the govt does this, in the US the corporations do it. There is no way to organize without being found and rooted out as some kind of insane fringe terrorist group.
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>>4715906
Revolutions only happen in third world shitholes.
(See 1917 Russia)

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Why are right-wingers so often pathological liars? No matter where you're looking, there always seems to be a gang of reactionaries or fascists cooking up unashamed libel out of malice, ignorance or a mix of both.

When they're sharing sensationalist fake news about world events, they're peddling pseudo-scientific quack about vaccines. When they're not elaborating conspiracy theories about Jews, they're forwarding fear-mongering urban legends about immigrants. When they're not posting unsourced meme infographics about issues they know nothing about, they're purely and simply pulling things out of their own ass seemingly as a hobby.

Liberals are politically inane and are not of course immune to obfuscation but at least tend to stick to logic and facts for the most part — right-wingers on the other hand take no issue with the most outrageous of lies as long as they're told with a bold face. And when they're caught with the hand in the cookie jar, they shrug and leave while mumbling low-effort excuses only to come back a few hours later as cheeky as ever.

This is not a recent development. When it became undeniable that Dreyfus had been slandered and that the documents used against him were a fabrication, Maurras claimed the counterfeiter was a hero for producing a "patriotic forgery". When it was solidly proved that the Protocols had been created out of thin air and likely circulated by the Czarist secret police to demonize Jews, Evola was unimpressed and insisted that the content of the pamphlet still held true nonetheless.

Is it the inevitable product of a political culture focused on denouncing external enemies? Or is it simply because their worldview cannot firmly stand on anything else than vague feelings of decadence?
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>>4717437
> Bin Laden himself was widely quoted that the attack was mostly a reaction to American support of Israel and their treatment of the Palestinian muslim Arabs.
And... how exactly was al-Qaeda catapulted into prominence and enabled to carry out wide-reaching attacks in the first place, regardless of ideological justification? Someone's ideas don't amount to much if they are not in a position wherefrom they can act upon them.
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>>4717463
>it is in my best interests for the means of production to be collectivized.
>*starves to death*
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>>4717463
>Private ownership of the means of production is no less "enforced" than collective ownership of the means of production
Private ownership is no less enforced because it respects the right to private property, which collective ownership cannot.

>it is in my best interests for the means of production to be collectivized
Self-interest and selfishness are two different (albeit sometimes similar) things. It is in my personal self-interest that the homeless beggar in the alley gets a job which would then contribute to my community and help stimulate it's economy. I'm not going to give him my property to do it.
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>>4717485
> how exactly was al-Qaeda catapulted into prominence
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>>4717485
>And... how exactly was al-Qaeda catapulted into prominence
With bin Laden's daddy's money and Abdullah Azzam's brain.

You will never be as cool as a historical Polynesian warrior.
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>>4717101
is that a durian fruit helmet?
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>>4717101
he looks like he's wearing a giant buckeye shell as helmet
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>>4717477
Is a blowfish
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>>4717473
Actually, it is a fish helmet.
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>>4717494
So it is like a leather helmet with spikes? Thought maybe it was just decoration.

ITT: /his/torical pics that give you feels
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The sheer exhaustion, terror, anger, despair in his eyes as he knows he's going to die in Stalingrad and there's nothing he can do about it. A dead man walking.
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ww1 does it for me, especially hellscapes like passchendaele.
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Last photo that shows Mussolini alive
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>>4716848
WW1 was way worse than WW2
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>>4715950
Why are french women such whores? They also spread their legs the second germans stepped into France.

Can someone explain to me the “Socialist” in National Socialist German Workers Party?
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>>4707694
>absolute monarchy is leftist
woah...
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it's socialism restricted to the nation, in the older sense of the word that had racial connotations

socialism by the volk for the volk, exclusionary to anyone outside the volk
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>>4701996
Demagoguery. What do you expect from Demagogues other than to re-appropriate rhetoric? Nazi Germany was the place where the most privatization happened in Europe during the 1930s.
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>>4701996
Hitler believe that both communism and materialism was a jewish trick. Was wanted to control the corporations to ensure their alliance to Germany, hence "National Socialism."
>>4702143
This too
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>>4701996
Nazism (and fascism in general) is really just redefining the Marxist oppressor-oppressed conflict in terms of nations or races. Fascist ideology usually differentiates between "productive capitalists" and "parasitic capitalists," and encouraged class collaboration between all members of 'proletarian nations.'
Not too surprising, considering how fascism was mostly borne out of disgruntled socialists who became nationalists.

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What division in WW2 was made up of disabled lesbians? Sounds like a pretty interesting part of WW2 im glad DICE included it in their game.
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>>4717461
They invented incels. It certainly hates women.
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>>4717470
Elliot Rodger and /r9k/ invented incels
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>>4717470
>reddit invented incels
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>>4717466
Well obviously they are also Liberals that is why they pander to the people they support
I thought that was obvious
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The problem with this is that it has some fantasy elements while still keeping an overall realistic tone. It ends up being shallow and a disappointment on both sides. So yes, they should have went full fantasy. Have the tone of the game be like RTCW/Necrovision W40k in WWI. It would have been way more fun and they have attracted even more players. I would certainly like to play a muscular redheaded French girl in steampunk power armor blasting away hordes of Imperial werewolf troops.

>>4717430
>why not add dinosaurs and laser guns if they're not trying to be realistic?
This, but unironically.



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