Category: War

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Knitting in WWII: A Photoessay

Even before Pearl Harbor, Life Magazine answered the question “What can I do to help the war effort?” with a single word: “Knit.”

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The Truth Behind Dresden

Bad faith arguers/actors on the world stage unite each year in using the Dresden narrative as a bloody shirt to wave away any criticism of authoritarian regimes.

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Whereas It is Fitting: Veterans Day in America

As long as this great experiment in a free people self governing is to continue, it is good and proper to reflect on those Americans who carried the load when it mattered the most

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And Then There Were None

The Doolittle Raiders, as they preferred to be called, had long since planned for there being only one, and then none of them.

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Why I’m Done With Protests

Today, I’ll admit I have no idea what an effective form of protest looks like, but getting together as a group with signs and props feels archaic and useless, almost as if it was invented by those who want any dissent to be easily dismissed.

Social Science and Fiction Part 8: War, Peace, and Betwixt

What battles are you likely to fight? Orc assaults will likely rely on superior infantry numbers, Gnoll infestations will be guerilla-style salt-the-earth raids, Illithid conflicts will be psy-op 4GW affairs, and if you have a dragon problem, you can kiss those thatched roof cottages goodbye (pace Trogdor). Will your bog-standard infantry/archery/cavalry mix be suited to defend the kingdom against these sorts of threats?

Priming

Yanny vs. Laurel
Brainstorm vs. Green Needle
Other Conflicts

The Blitzkrieg Myth

A critical analysis of German grand strategy during the period 1933-1945.

Hindmost!

The Last Jedi is an easy movie to have opinions about.

This post will contain spoilers.