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One hundred books to read. #33: World War Z

I didn’t think I would like this book.  After all, it’s about zombies, and I’d seen Shaun of the Dead where there was one funny part two minutes in and the rest of the film was lame.  557 more words

One Hundred Books To Read

The King is Dead! Medieval II Campaign Part 2

So all seemed fine in Super Gamer Sicily, until in one turn, several things happened.

First and foremost, our beloved leader, King Roger, sadly passed away. 623 more words

Rebel Scum! Medieval II Campaign Part 1

More often than not with games, nothing can beat a classic strategy game. And if you don’t have the time, space or available friends to set up… 1,307 more words

Tom's Top 5 RTS Games: 1 - Rome: Total War

So we come to the end. I was a little apprehensive about putting two games from the same franchise on one list, but it had to be done. 1,042 more words


Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Promises 'Total War' Against Boko Haram Terrorism

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday he had ordered “a full-scale operation to put an end to the impunity of terrorists on our soil,” as he reassured parents of 219 schoolgirls being held by Boko Haram that his forces would free them.

Eye On Africa

...this morning, and it feels like time itself has stopped.

Out there, you know that time is moving on. One look in the mirror can tell you this. One small jog around the block can tell you this, as pains shoot up and down your legs for the rest of the day after you run. 1,090 more words

Self Improvement

Was the American Civil War the First "Total War"?

“War is simply power unrestrained by constitution or compact.” With words like these General William Tecumseh Sherman helped secure himself and the American Civil War a place in the pantheon of modern conflicts. 5,572 more words

Military History

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Sunday “Blog” From The Past: Was the Civil War the First “Total War”? President Obama recently announced that the United States would draw down US troops in Afghanistan to approximately 10,000 by the start of 2015 and to a 1,000 by 2016. The formal end of the Afghan War signifies the conclusion of the longest war in United States history. This is as appropriate a time as any to reflect on the costs of war. While the Afghan War has been described as limited war, it begs the question of what constitutes Total War. On Sundays, DailyHistory.org will publish older, outstanding posts. Today’s article was originally posted by Alex Sayf Cummings at Tropics of Meta back in October 2012. His posts asks whether or not Civil War should be considered the first “total war.”