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    Britain buggered herself up the arse by signing the London Naval Treaty in 1930.
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    I read a very interesting piece in the Advocate this morning rightly lamenting the removal of Ivan Milat's statue at Belangalo Stare Forest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    I read a very interesting piece in the Advocate this morning rightly lamenting the removal of Ivan Milat's statue at Belangalo Stare Forest.
    I recommend the following book - 'Gettysburg: A Meditation on War and Values'.

    https://www.amazon.com/Gettysburg-Me.../dp/0253211360

    Perhaps when you've read read something of American history you may form a different opinion.
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    The doyen of modern writers on the Civil War....



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    And something by the great Ken Burns.....


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    I have his three books on my bookshelf, Shelby Foote's. Massive volumes they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    I recommend the following book - 'Gettysburg: A Meditation on War and Values'.

    https://www.amazon.com/Gettysburg-Me.../dp/0253211360

    Perhaps when you've read read something of American history you may form a different opinion.
    I knew i should have spent the three years I spent majoring in American history as part of my Arts-Law degree at uni reading about it.
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