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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Lepanto

My first naval entry and its a big’un. Name: The Battle of Lepanto The War: Part of the interminable Ottoman-Habsburg Wars and the Ottoman-Venetian Wars When: 7 October 1571 Where: The Gulf of Patras in the Ionian Sea, off Greece. Lepanto … Continue reading

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The Irish Army And Why It’s Needed

The Sunday Tribune is what I read Sunday mornings. I’m not completely won over by the paper (It’s very anti-whoever’s in government at the time and employs some rather stupid people like Una Mullally) but apart from that its a decent read. … Continue reading

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