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ITT:Autists of /hist/(1 meta thread per board)

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That Anne Frank guy
The guy who insists everything left of Hitler is anti-white
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Post descendants of famous people.

Pic related is Che Guevara's son
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Why did the heavy cavalry start becoming obsolete in 13th and 14th century? Courtrai, Crecy, Morgarten, it all falls just before guns come into play, but also seems awfully late for infantry tactics to start mattering so much, so what was it?

Pic related, the most autistic depiction of Courtrai I've ever seen
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Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed

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>Archaeologists in Egypt have made an exciting tomb discovery - the final resting place of a high priest, untouched for 4,400 years.
>Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, described the find as "one of a kind in the last decades".
>The tomb, found in the Saqqara pyramid complex near Cairo, is filled with colourful hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs. Decorative scenes show the owner, a royal priest named Wahtye, with his mother, wife and other relatives.
>Archaeologists will start excavating the tomb on 16 December, and expect more discoveries to follow - including the owner's sarcophagus.
Hopefully we get DNA from there.
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What does this gesture means? I've seen other important historical figures do it and i dont quite remember what it means.
Wasn't something relegated to masonry?
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>J-Just give me one scenario where it survives, please I'm begging you, please.
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How much value do you put on the idea of historical agency?

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How much credibility is there to the notion that Germany was winning the war before the American entry into the war? When you look at things objectively
1. they were desperately short on troops even before the American entry
2. They lacked motor vehicles and tanks which were becoming more and more important in the second half of the war
3. lacked oil
4. lacked rubber
5. was hungry from blockade
6. the assessment of the German "near-victory" typically relies on the collapse of the Russian front in 1917 and how that allowed German soldiers to move to the West; my take-away would be that the Germans were already losing the war prior to 1917 and only received a breathing room from the collapse of Russia, not sure why so many people choose to read things differently.
7. own allies are in a state of collapse
8. Britain and France have an endless supply of Indian and black BVlLLs to throw into the German meat grinder
9. Even China and Japan are involved in the conflict on the Allied side though on a limited manner
10. can't even get revolutionary Mexico to create a border war/crisis that will keep America distracted even when they offer to pay for the guns!

Without underrating the role the US played in bringing a speedy end to WWI, I just can't see the Germans winning this one. The whole meme about the perfidious Anglo/Wilson's banisters friends/the Zionist lobby in the US (yes, they existed back then) all conspiring to bring the US into the war and defeat Germany falls flat to me.
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What would Islamic America be like? Assume that some Mohammed sailed to it instead Columbus