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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2015, 01:23:11 AM »
I'd swear I'd already heard this gentleman's talk on the subject; I think someone here might have beat you to linking it.  It's a good lecture, though, and worth bringing to folks' attention again. 
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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2015, 05:36:52 AM »
If you like lecturers on military history, here is the New York schedule:
http://bobrowen.com/nymas/schedule.html

It caN be daunting to get to a lecture in NYC from out of the area.  However, it is worth it if you have any interest in the particular subject.  Besides the speaker, many of the audience know a lot and are all willing to share.
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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2015, 07:10:28 AM »
I'd swear I'd already heard this gentleman's talk on the subject; I think someone here might have beat you to linking it.  It's a good lecture, though, and worth bringing to folks' attention again.

Presumably if you've read Sleepwalkers a lot of this should sound familiar, too. ;)

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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2015, 12:04:53 PM »
Eh... the Sleepwalkers lecture wasn't so much an overview of the book, as 1/2 a recount (in some detail) of the Ferdi's assassination (without much context for why it happened), and 1/2 an apologetic for why he thought to write the book.

Did he go on afterward to do more lectures in the series from the book? {checking} No, dangit.
ICEBREAKER THESIS CHRONOLOGY! -- Victor Suvorov's Stalin Grand Strategy theory, in chronological order. Lots and lots of order...

Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2015, 02:49:42 PM »
Your refund is in the mail.   :P
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Re: WWI lecture for history buffs
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2015, 06:36:06 AM »
Yay, I can use it to buy new games!

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ICEBREAKER THESIS CHRONOLOGY! -- Victor Suvorov's Stalin Grand Strategy theory, in chronological order. Lots and lots of order...

Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR, lots of screenies.