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i found a cool video about the origins from European flags
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37E6lTFgtIE

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Alexander Kerensky

Alexander Kerensky (1881-1970) was a Russian lawyer and key political figure in the Russian Revolution of 1917. After the February Revolution of 1917 he joined the newly formed Russian Provisional Government, first as Minister of Justice, then as Minister of War, and after July 1917 as the government's second Minister-Chairman. A leader of the moderate-socialist Trudoviks faction of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, he was also vice-chairman of the powerful Petrograd Soviet. On 7 November, his government was overthrown by the Lenin-led Bolsheviks in the October Revolution. He spent the remainder of his life in exile, in Paris and New York City, and worked for the Hoover Institution.
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Hello! I have found a video about the Portuguese army in 1940! Hope you enjoy it (and sorry if you couldn't understand the language)

0:55 you can see Salazar (the man with black hat), the Prime Minister (or dictator) and 1:25 General Óscar Carmona (the man beside Salazar), the President

1:00 you can listen to the National Anthem

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC) was a Roman politician and lawyer, who served as consul in the year 63 BC. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.

Though he was an accomplished orator and successful lawyer, Cicero believed his political career was his most important achievement. It was during his consulship that the second Catilinarian conspiracy attempted to overthrow the government through an attack on the city by outside forces, and Cicero suppressed the revolt by executing five conspirators without due process. During the chaotic latter half of the 1st century BC marked by civil wars and the dictatorship of Gaius Julius Caesar, Cicero championed a return to the traditional republican government. Following Julius Caesar's death, Cicero became an enemy of Mark Antony in the ensuing power struggle, attacking him in a series of speeches. He was proscribed as an enemy of the state by the Second Triumvirate and consequently executed by soldiers operating on their behalf in 43 BC after having been intercepted during attempted flight from the Italian peninsula. His severed hands and head were then, as a final revenge of Mark Antony, displayed in the Roman Forum.
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Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba


Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (a.k.a. “The Great Captain”), (1453-1515) was a spanish soldier and admiral which’s skill in battle is famously known, having taken no defeat during his whole life. He was crowned with the highest conmemoration by the Pope and was given control over the Kingdom of Naples.

Son of a duke, he soon began showing signs of being a potential military genius, something that was proven when he defeated several rebels in the Castilian Civil War. He grew into a troop commander in the Grenada war, creating the trench warfare and repelling every single attack the muslims attempted. He was later sent ahead of an expedition to retake Naples from French occupation, driving the French out quickly.

However, in 1503, France launched a second attack. During the battle of Cerignola, he faced a French army far superior in every sense, and in the middle of the battle, his cannon powder suddenly burned up. He won the battle with the usage of trenches and infantry armed with guns only, a tactic which wouldn’t be seen again until 1914.

He refused to use the cavalry in battle and only used it to prosecute and cut enemy supply lines, leaving the whole of the battle to several infantry groups, the first divisions.
He renewed the whole of the Spanish army and military tactics, being the master mind of two centuries of complete Spanish domination on the battlefield.

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THIS is Leopold II, the worst of all the Belgian monarchs and arguably the most ruthless monarch in history. Leopold II famously colonised the (today) Democratic Republic of Congo, but also made it an extension of his "private property", making him allowed to do whatever he wanted with the land, including the people. He enslaved millions and killed millions, exploiting the people and natural resources such as ivory. The resources that he stole from the Congo was used to make Belgium rich and he used it on his palace as well as building a new area of Brussels dedicated to him, the Quartier Léopold which is currently where the EU parliament and commission is situated. The capital of the Congo, Kinshasa was formerly known as Léopoldville.

The Belgians previously never knew of the king's engagements and actions in the Congo and only thought of him as the king who gave Belgium a colony and made the country richer without knowing how. It's only recently that people have started to learn about his ventures, some describing him as the bloodiest monarch in history.
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The M10 "Wolverine" tank destroyer is possibly my favourite American tank used in World War II (the Sherman being my favourite overall). It has a speed of 25-30 mph and a fuel capacity of 625 liters.

When I went to France, I managed to also take a picture of one of them. You can tell it's an American tank from the white star seen on the turret. Here is the picture I took. Thoughts?
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Arguably the most known King in British history..

KING HENRY VIII

King Henry the 8th of Tudor seems to be the most well known king in British history, possibly beside William the Conqueror. He is probably most well known for having six wives but he is also very well known for starting the church of England and beginning a long cycle of Protestants vs Catholics in Britain.

He was also notorious for being overweight, however now historians have discovered he was only overweight in the last few years of his reign.

Many people have mixed opinions on this king, often depending on their religious values but no one can deny that he was a very influential king and changed British history forever.
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