#History

My Top 4 books to help provide context for the USA鈥檚 present situation: the original sin of slavery upon which the Americas were built, to the evolution of the modern presidency, to the Sovietization of the US establishment; & the demographics underneath the surface of :

1866 Over 1,000 Fenians invade Canada led by Ex-Union officer John O'Neill. By invading Canada, the Fenians hope to force Britain to withdraw from Ireland. The raiding party were battle hardened Civil-War veterans from both the Union & Confederacy.

On this day in 1902, the Treaty of Vereeniging brought an end to the Second Boer War. This gave the British Empire complete control of South Africa after defeating the Orange Free State and Republic of Transvaal

A thread about Scotland, solidarity against dictatorship, and the connection between Chilean fascism and the disaster of Brexit. 馃鉁馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩馃嚮馃嚦馃嚚馃嚤

The proposed Rich Energy Williams Racing car at HQ. A great team that with the right management and investment can get back on the podium in

Love seeing this! (And especially relevant to my research on the of Afro-Asian solidarity)

Amazing - just watched the International space station fly over (small dot beneath moon!) and then saw the much smaller behind it. 馃殌

The Somme in the summer is just so beautiful. These poppy fields just the other side of Lochnagar Crater are just so stunning

Bf 109 E 鈥淏lack 3鈥 of 2./JG 2 photographed during the campaign in the West. The personal insignia on the cockpit is unidentified.

"The Greatest" demonstrating that he wasn't the only one protesting the Vietnam War in March of 1966

Here's my latest piece for on how racist state-sanctioned violence has shaped U.S. for centuries. 鈥淲e can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality.鈥 -- MLK, 1963

馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩馃憫 30 May 1536: Henry VIII of England marries Jane Seymour, former lady-in-waiting to the deceased Queens: Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. This third marriage of the King was unquestionably legitimate. Jane will give Henry his longed-for son: the future Edward VI.

Two German soldiers looking at a captured Belgian T13 B3 tank destroyer. I don't think they're going to buy.

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