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Borderlands in World History: the Maginot Line

Borderlands in World History: the Maginot Line

Hello and welcome to World History with Professor Rohl. This audio/video lecture has been produced for my Calvin University History 153: “Borderlands in World History” course in the season of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chances are high that you’re watching or listening to this because you’re a student in that course, but if you’ve just stumbled …

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The American general William Tecumseh Sherman is often quoted as saying that “War is hell.” Few members of the military have more of a right to believe that than the subject of today’s video – Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart. This hard-as-nails officer of the British Army served in the Second Boer War …

10 Craziest Escape Plans In History

10 Craziest Escape Plans In History

10 Craziest Escape Plans In History You may think of the famous Alcatraz escape, or drug lord El Chapo’s breakouts. But escape plans aren’t only for criminals. Take Harriet Tubman’s escape for example. Here are 10 Craziest Escape Plans In History. Before we go through, remember to subscribe to AllTime 10s! Got it? Let’s go! …

Naval Legends: HSwMS Småland

Naval Legends: HSwMS Småland

This ship, moored at a pier in the Gothenburg’s port, is destroyer Småland. She was built after World War II, but it was the destroyers of her class that became the first ships in the world to receive a new generation of weapon— anti-ship guided missiles. In order to preserve neutrality, a country needs a …

History of the Red Cross and the Geneva Convention

History of the Red Cross and the Geneva Convention

The Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education around the world. It is more recognizable for the symbol they wear in most of the Western world : A Red Cross. But what’s behind all that? Well a big worldwide humanitarian movement, and let’s talk about its …

MP40 AGM – MP38 Shoei – REVIEW AIRSOFT

MP40 AGM – MP38 Shoei – REVIEW AIRSOFT

WARNING This video features a German uniform with visible and realistic badges. It’s a choice of historical fidelity, and in no way to speak of politics. If that shocks you, I invite you to discover my videos on airsoft replicas of type M1 Garand or Thompson M1A1, which you surely know thanks to Call of …