Today in World history: the Armistice of Mudros (1918)

The Ottomans I think sometimes get a bad rap for losing World War I, because, hey, if you only go by the final result it was a pretty total Ottoman defeat. But the fact of the matter is that Ottoman forces generally acquitted themselves well for most of the war, especially in Europe and the… Continue reading Today in World history: the Armistice of Mudros (1918)

Today in history: a lot of stuff

So many things happened on October 30 that relate to this blog’s usual material that it would be impossible to pick just one to talk about. I’ve written about a few of them, and instead of reposting all of the I thought we could group them into one post. Source: Today in history: a lot… Continue reading Today in history: a lot of stuff

Today in history: a lot of stuff

So many things happened on October 30 that relate to this blog’s usual material that it would be impossible to pick just one to talk about. Last year I wrote about three of them, but instead of reblogging all three I thought I’d just list them all here in chronological order. Antioch surrenders to the… Continue reading Today in history: a lot of stuff