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Online Resources for Historians 6 RZM Feb 2012 Mar 2018 6 4055
Welcome to the DU World History Group! 0 RZM Feb 2012 Dec 2011 3 2232
Hidden Library: How Science Is Virtually Unwrapping the Charred Scrolls of Herculaneum 4 ashling Sunday Monday 9 310
How come in past wars in past centuries men were willing--sometimes eager--to go off 4 raccoon Sep 4 Sep 12 2 201
Henri Dunant Made a Difference 0 bucolic_frolic Sep 6 Sep 6 0 167
An Ancient Egyptian Village Just Found in The Nile Delta Predates The Pyramids by 2,500 Years 2 ashling Sep 2 Sep 3 35 973
Airplanes in WWI. I know they were pretty new then, 6 raccoon Aug 30 Aug 31 0 285
Last Highland Charge - Battle of Culloden 1 ashling Aug 29 Aug 29 5 229
Thucydides vs. Herodotus 2 ashling Aug 29 Aug 29 3 145
Rulers of Europe 400 B.c. to present 4 Kaleva Aug 28 Aug 29 6 280
Did Hitler think that after the invasion of Poland, Britain 7 raccoon Aug 28 Aug 29 3 393
This 1491 Map May Have Influenced Christopher Columbus 0 Rhiannon12866 Aug 17 Aug 17 25 1109
What historical events really mean in practical terms. 6 raccoon Aug 12 Aug 12 2 319
Anglo Saxon ring on fb 0 ashling Jul 30 Jul 30 8 377
Literature: *George Orwell* The School of Life 1 appalachiablue Jul 25 Jul 26 1 207
Build like an Aegean and Bronze Age Israel 0 ashling Jul 21 Jul 21 3 298
Edward I castles 4 ashling Jul 7 Jul 7 6 384
The Lindesfarne Gospels - manuscripts from the Early Middle Ages 2 ashling Jun 29 Jun 29 18 373
Pankration - Greek martial arts 2 ashling Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 315
Why did Elizabeth I think it necessary to keep Lady Mary Gray and her husband imprisoned? 4 raccoon Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 841
Researchers astounded by the intricacy of a Mycenaean carved gemstone 1 ashling Jun 2018 Jun 2018 16 464
Now AHC TV: PARIS, 'City of Loot *Hunting Nazi Treasure Series* 0 appalachiablue Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 254
David Douglas Duncan, 102, Who Photographed the Reality of War, Dies 0 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 3 257
Why Hitler Lost the War: German Strategic Mistakes in WWII 11 bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 May 2018 2 795
Police Recover Gold Relic Heart of French Queen, Anne of Brittany 3 appalachiablue Apr 2018 Apr 2018 11 705
Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online 5 theHandpuppet Aug 2014 Apr 2018 6 1518
Karen Dawisha, 68, Dies; Traced Roots of Russian Corruption. 0 elleng Apr 2018 Apr 2018 5 344
Any World War II buffs here? 4 CTyankee Sep 2014 Mar 2018 3 951
Scientists have likely found Charlemagne's skeleton 29 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Mar 2018 28 8435
Dancing for love in Chad 1 shenmue Feb 2017 Mar 2018 4 688
Interesting Historical Photos 3 rug Feb 2016 Mar 2018 6 3783
What if Gavrilo Princip had failed at assassinating Prince Franz Ferdinand? 5 DetlefK Jul 2014 Mar 2018 1 2463
The World at War HD (1080p) - Ep. 11 - Red Star: The Soviet Union (19411943) 2 bucolic_frolic Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 420
"Ghosts of Stonehenge" (PBS Nova) 3 left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 Mar 2018 4 1337
Rapes during the Battle of Berlin, and my Reichstag guide 18 steve2470 Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 718
The Moron watched a parade in France and wanted one too. 1 BigmanPigman Feb 2018 Mar 2018 6 359
Can anyone recommend a good book about Stalin? 13 lordsummerisle Oct 2017 Mar 2018 0 1324
Did Hitler think that taking over Poland 8 raccoon Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 466
You World War Two history buffs will love this Twitter feed, I do 2 steve2470 Mar 2018 Mar 2018 6 420
Andrew Nagorski, Author, "Hitlerland" 1 bucolic_frolic Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 396
Rene Descartes was an observer in the Catholic League Army of 1620 2 steve2470 Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 401
The Sausage War 3 Kaleva Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 366
Secret War Episode 07 Agent Garbo 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 443
Hitler Created a Fictional Persona To Recast Himself as Germany's Savior 0 steve2470 Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 420
Bletchley Park: Code-breakings Forgotten Genius 1 bucolic_frolic Dec 2017 Jan 2018 10 521
I highly recommend the Netflix series "Five Came Back" 4 steve2470 Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 450
Why Should We Read Charles Dickens? Video Essay 9 appalachiablue Dec 2017 Dec 2017 19 1139
The Sun Never Set on the British Empire, or Its Food. 0 elleng Nov 2017 Nov 2017 1 489
Allah Is Found on Viking Funeral Clothes. 1 elleng Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 908
"The Korean people burnt down the US aggression ship General Sherman which intruded into Pyongyang" 3 steve2470 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1144
Slovak Village Prospers in Partnership With Roma Residents It Once Shunned. 0 elleng Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 983
documentary "Romanitas in Anglo-Saxon England" 0 eShirl Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1410
Indias Muslims and the Price of Partition 0 elleng Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 345
2,500 year-old gay erotica found carved in rock 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 2999
A younger brother of the Last Emperor of China died in 2015 1 Kaleva Aug 2017 Aug 2017 5 1875
We've all heard of "Bretton Woods", here is a very short description of what it is 3 dixiegrrrrl Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 511
1535 London: Bishop John Fisher's head "grew daily fresher and fresher...caused...traffic jams" 1 steve2470 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 2 1229
United Kingdom citizenship test....Can you pass on British History? 15 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Jun 2017 4 3973
The Canary Girls: The workers the war turned yellow 0 rug May 2017 May 2017 12 707
These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible 2 rug Apr 2017 May 2017 7 656
Paws, Pee and Mice: Cats among Medieval Manuscripts 9 rug May 2017 May 2017 15 5862
The abandoned Arctic ghost ship: SS Baychimo 3 steve2470 Apr 2017 Apr 2017 12 10406
History of Polar Exploration 6 Mendocino Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 969
Cross posted from DU lounge. Photos from Lodz ghetto. 1 LiberalLoner Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 659
McDonalds in Italy Embraces Off-Menu Item: Slice of Roman Road 0 elleng Feb 2017 Feb 2017 5 1371
On this day ... 0 GeorgeGist Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 565
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 zippythepinhead Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 398
History of the World circa 1931. 4 rug Oct 2016 Nov 2016 1 701
A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award. 2 elleng Nov 2016 Nov 2016 2 1210
New Oxford Shakespeare Edition Credits Christopher Marlowe as a Co-author. 0 elleng Oct 2016 Oct 2016 3 577
The Lost World of The Pacific. Unknown Civilizations. 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2016 Oct 2016 3 615
THE guillotine... 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2016 Oct 2016 3 578
Nanjing's Porcelain Tower: Ancient 'world wonder' brought back to life 0 workinclasszero Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 844
Hitler's secret Nazi war machines of World War II 2 steve2470 Sep 2015 Aug 2016 3 1951
15 Surprising Facts About Marco Polo 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 2 947
Lascaux cave paintings: Huge replica of Palaeolithic site to open in France in December 2 BlueMTexpat Mar 2016 Jul 2016 6 886
Does My Family Own a Painting Looted by Nazis? 0 elleng Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 1256
Ireland: 100 years since the Easter Rising 0 shenmue Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 1372
Who knows who wrote these words? 0 JDPriestly Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 733
Bronze Age wheel at 'British Pompeii' Must Farm an 'unprecedented find' 0 Bad Dog Feb 2016 Feb 2016 8 816
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