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Military (and other) History / The History Guy
« Last post by Atilla60 on Yesterday at 02:38:08 PM »
I found this guy on youtube a couple of days ago and thought it was worth sharing.
In his own words it's about history that deserves to be remembered.

Like this: USCG Icarus versus U-352

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Right, this is Churchill satirizing the Kaiser or something like that?

I don't think it was specifically aimed at the Kaiser. I think Churchill was actually saying that you can't truly know how history would have gone if some momentous event had played out differently. The assumption that a Union loss in the ACW would have lead to greater chaos in the early twencen is not a given, but could have instead lead to Churchill's 'English-Speaking Association' and, possibly, it's continental European counterpart.
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The article is a counterfactual, which is what 'alt-history' was called back in the day.

Do two counter-factuals equal a factual?

No, but three lefts make a right.
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Right, this is Churchill satirizing the Kaiser or something like that?
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The article is a counterfactual, which is what 'alt-history' was called back in the day.

Do two counter-factuals equal a factual?
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Churchill considers if Lee had lost at Gettysburg

uh, Lee did lose at Gettysburg

The article is a counterfactual, which is what 'alt-history' was called back in the day.
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Churchill considers if Lee had lost at Gettysburg

uh, Lee did lose at Gettysburg
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 :o

Okay, wait, Churchill is trolling Kaiser Will, right?
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Organizations and Equipment / Re: Ships!
« Last post by besilarius on July 14, 2018, 05:12:27 AM »
So different than the typical boiler plate.
By all accounts, Forrestal did sweat all the details.  Unfortunately, it became too much and he took his own life.
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