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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.

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itt we draw a historical event, others have to guess what it is
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>>6318596
nah, earlier and west
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>>6315400
battle of lehi mongols vs hungarians
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>>6315400
Winter war
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>>6315060
Howard hudge in his germophobe last years
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>>6316368
Mohamed ascension to heaven?

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What is history's greatest underdog victory?
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>>6320813
>most powerful man in the world
By what metric? Germs never had the largest economy, army, or territory.
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>>6320994
Controlling most of Europe in 40s at some point could be considered being 'most powerful'.
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>>6320993
In 1942 Soviets had less people available than the Axis powers opposing them.
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>>6320994
He arguably had more control over his country than the rulers of other powerful States
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>>6320994
by metric of being a dictator

Is freedom a moral thing?
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>>6320947
a humanities question
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>>6320955
Are you talking about free will / political freedom / oil / universal meaning?
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Morality is subjective.
But for me, it's live free or die™
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>>6320901
Define "freedom", "moral", and "thing".
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>>6321002
>not defining "is"

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My intention is not to deny or minimize crimes of various communist regimes in 20th century, which happened and which were sad mistakes, but why is there so much hatred here when it comes to historical movements for emancipation of labor?

Is it just historical illiteracy or LARPing?
Most of us here are middle or even lower class, why are you so unsensitive or in denial about the plight of working class in 19th/20th century?

Why do you lionize people who are neither your ancestors, nor would they see you as anything else than their social or even biological inferior?
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>>6320914
> My intention is not to deny or minimize crimes of various communist regimes in 20th century, which happened and which were sad mistakes

Majority of communists, engage in apologia or outright revisionism of these crimes. You are no different. Filthy fuck
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>>6320914

Rich people want to be rich and wants slaves. That's it.
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>>6320946
>literally say I don't do that and that I don't deny them and that it is not my intention to deny them
>HURRR COMMIEEEE
You sound like a cultist.
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>>6320971
I doubt people who shit on labor movements here are rich. That's why it's so puzzling.
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>>6320914
I don't think anybody really shits on Social Democrats except Bolshevik shitposters and retarded yanks

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Which Roman Emperors were not of Italian origins?
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>>6320687
Philip the Arab
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>>6320687
Galerius. He was dacian
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Almost all of them after the Julio-Claudians

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>colonization was good for africans
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>>6320575
Most african blacks dont have running water or electricity retard.
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>>6320927
Depends where you are. Windhoek is very different from Kivu.
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>>6320927
there's american families on rural bumfcuknowhere missisipi who lack also running water.

not a real argument.
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>>6320974
No there isn’t. There are urban blacks in democratic urban strongholds in America that lack water though
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>>6320988
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-mcgraw/live-without-running-water-in-america_b_8011310.html

rural america is like going to the thirld world.

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Is there any explanation of how greeks formed their Polis?
Also, why weren't they unified at all, if their culture, language and religion were pretty much, maybe not totally, very alike?

>Force farming laws on a land where the ground doesn't support the kind of farming laws you're enforcing, while millions die from the famine you caused export their fish from the ocean and what little grain they can actually farm just because you deem them "subhuman"
>Traffic drugs into a country where they're illegal and go to war with the country when they seize and capture your illegally imported drugs.
>Send wave after wave of immigrants from your country to mine gold in two foreign Republics, when your immigrants are not granted citizenship claim they are being oppressed and invade the Republics to steal the gold and diamonds yourself. Proceed to intentionally exterminate 25,000+ women in children in concentration camps (which you invented and would inspire the Nazis to use later during the same century), denying 8 year old girls who are skin and bone rations until she starves to death because their fathers didn't surrender.
>Commit a war crime and violate international law by confiscating food and wool in a country wide blockade in WWI, intentionally inducing a famine on the civilian population.
>In WWII declare war on Germany to defend Poland, but do not. Claim you will defend France, but flee as soon as the Germans invade. Demand defeated France to go on a suicide mission for your benefit, when they refuse murder 1,000+ of their sailors in cold blood.
>One of your provinces is an apartheid state run by Protestants, the Catholics who are oppressed protest for rights so the Protestants form death squads to kill them in the streets and bomb churches. Send your military to back up the Protestants and enforce persecution on the Catholics, then free Protestant convicts from Prison and employ them to assassinate lawyers with Catholic clients in front of their families at dinner.
>This is only your 19th and 20th century history.
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>>6320297
>that you not only lose your empire but you become a colony of your former colonies?
Empires rise and Empires fall, that's simply the way of history. The second point in just pol nonsense.
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>>6320816
Maybe because you're from Poland?
And i'm not butthurt, just stating the obvious, the Poles were irrelevant after 1939, especially when compared to China.
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>>6319419
Why don't you throw yourself in front of another speeding truck, pierre?
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>>6320878
lets see what stage you're on...
oh, 4th already?
fantastic.

>especially when compared to China.

lmao even the chinese probably learn more about Poland than China in WW2.
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>>6320905
Are you actually retarded? The Poles only had a couple of hundred thousand exiled soldiers after their country fell who were completely reliant on equipment, training and support from their hosts and didn't matter much in the grand scheme of things. Meanwhile, the Chinese faced most of the Japanese army on their own. Oh, and only a Polish anon would use such a stupid meme.

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Wanna see me destroy the approaching Ottoman army?
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again
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trough good times and bad times we again
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Είμαι ελληνιkός kαι πίνω ξιφία πάλι
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>Stiùireadh ùr oifigeil 'son gràmar na Gàidhlig
>Dh'obraich Bòrd na Gàidhlig còmhla ri Oilthigh Ghlaschu ann a bhith a' cruthachadh an stiùiridh ùir, a tha ag amas air cleachdaidhean an là an-diugh a shoilleireachadh.
>Chaidh an stiùireadh ùr a chruthachadh an dèidh rannsachaidh a nochd gur e stiùireadh earbsach air gràmar an là an-diugh as motha a bha a dhìth air luchd-labhairt a' chànain.
>Thathas an dùil gur e bun-stèidh a bhios ann airson leabhar gràmair ùir choileanta san àm ri teachd.

That's quite a nice language you got there, Scotland. Much nicer, IMHO, than Irish (I'm aware they're very closely related, but Scotish Gaelic just looks and sounds far superior to Irish, in this humble linguistics expert's opinion).

Why on Earth not capitalize on this nice language and just call it Scotish, teach it in schools and adopt it as your national/ceremonial tongue to unify instead of that pretend pidgin English language you call Scots and that everyone thinks sounds gross and is a joke/meme.

It's like a Medieval fantasy language or some shit (Scotish Gaelic, that is). It's really nice.
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>>6320899
>altering it for that sake is pitiful.
Altering a word that is causing no confusion is silly, anon

>>6320919
holy shit, where is this hostility coming from
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>>6320924
>Altering a word that is causing no confusion is silly, anon

You don't seem to understand it was altered in the first place to add the ts, or perhaps more aptly to remove them in the case of Scott/Scottland (which I'm sure you'll agree looks disgusting).

>holy shit, where is this hostility coming from

I cannot abide tasteless cretins. Either agree with me and follow suit, or suffer the consequences.
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>>6320924
>Altering a word that is causing no confusion is silly, anon

It does actually cause confusion though. I see quit a lot of foreigners spelling it as Scotish and then questioning why it is not just Scotish when corrected.

Alternatively a lot who have seen Scottish first spell the other terms Scottland or Scotts. Because guess what, people often expect grammatic consistency with proper nouns.
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>>6320919
And everyone who sees your autism will continue to correct your misspelling. Fuck you, you self-important piece of shit, literally no-one cares that YOU prefer to misspell the word Scottish.
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>>6320969
>correct your misspelling.

They're not correcting it though, it's an obsolete form of the term, so it's not technically incorrect. And language shifts base on usage, as more and more people see me type 'Scotish' (and believe me, I shall type it everywhere), it will catch on like wildfire as it is the objectively superior looking manner of spelling it.

Before long all of Scotland and beyond will be writing it as Scotish, and you will be a bumbling, provincial fool clinging to your archaic and messy rendering of the term.

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>>6320896
Didn't Britain get run out of some shitty place in Asia too?
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>>6320896
Yeah cope. The French didn't even put up opposition to German occupation, they welcomed it with open legs. Pathetic. Plus they only started their little "resistance" when American/British/Canadian tanks were rolling through Normandy.
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>>6320917
>keeps attempting to derail with either women, then whores, and now the french resistance
>in a thread about UK's involvement in WW2

to discuss the french, you can use the "new thread" option.
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>>6318888
Your forgot
>'ate Micks
>'ate Krauts

Nice quints btw.
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>>6320964
Cope harder francoid.

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>”What's that, anon, you think the Irish Famine wasn't a genocide?"
>"Okay. If you can convince me it wasn't then we can cuddle later."
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>>6315280
based and gingerpilled
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>>6320442
You kow it.
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>>6318689
This, have yet to see an attractive German, master race my ass.
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>>6320523
>german master race
Why do you think they wanted to conquer europe? They wanted women that were actually attractive.
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redheads>>>>gingers

hence why the irish are the worst redheads

How brutal was the persecution of christians in the soviet union?
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Why does /pol/ never talk about the fact that Germany was responsible for the rise of the USSR? They literally sent the Bolsheviks into Russia on a train to take it over for them
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>>6320585
pasta?
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>>6320779
>1/4 = 50% = 100%

Wow, so this it the power of Deutsche Physik.
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>>6320858
they did that so Russia would be destroyed
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>>6319983
i swear if i read this retarded shit again
>>6320834
>Djuvash mountains
now this is something new lmao
juga means steal in old georgian, so juga(steel)shvili(son of)
that's why he chose stalin

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What do you mean I'm "brown", anon? Don't you have eyes?


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