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The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

How much worse could the war get? In just eight months we’d seen the frightening destructive power of new artillery and modern machine guns, we’d seen the war in the skies and beneath the seas develop, we’d seen gas and flamethrowers make their appearance, we’d seen epidemic disease, and millions of refugees on the move. …

Armenian Genocide | Lessons From History

Armenian Genocide | Lessons From History

On April 24, 1915, Turkish authorities in the Ottoman Empire began to systematically exterminate their Armenian subjects. Over the next three years, hundreds of thousands of Armenians were “deported” from their ancestral towns and villages. These so-called “deportations” consisted of death marches into the desert where men, women, and children died of dehydration, starvation and …

Seeing Myself Through a Cat’s Eyes

Seeing Myself Through a Cat’s Eyes

Good morning, John, it’s Wednesday… What am I doing here? It’s Wednesday, that’s not how this works. It’s weird! Okay, it’s gonna get weirder. John, you know that I love documentary films, and I know that you do, because we’re nerds. But I think they have a problem, because we’re busy. Not just with work …

History Summarized: The Ottoman Empire

History Summarized: The Ottoman Empire

uh yes the Ottoman Empire a land of proud history unique furniture and criminally underappreciated Assassin’s Creed sequels between its rise in the 1300s and its dissolution after the first world war the Ottomans have been around for a good long while and they spanned a lot of the Mediterranean in the interim early modern …