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Review: 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave Trailer There is an interesting scene early in 12 Years A Slave. A group of black slaves are struggling home after a gruelling days labour when they meet a small posse of seemingly vagabond Native Americans … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Hampton Roads

Heading back America side for a battle not decisive for its result but for the effect it had on naval warfare. Name: The Battle of Hampton Roads, sometimes called “the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimac” The War: American Civil … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams And Louth

Initially surprising but in the wake of Arthur Morgans decision not to run, everything makes a bit more sense. Interesting move from Sinn Fein and not one that I quite understand for a few reasons. Morgan was popular enough, getting 15% of … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: The Wilderness/Spotsylvania Court House

Heading west for our first entry on American soil. Also, yes it’s actually two battles, but they took place close to each other and followed on from the other and had the same general strategic and tactical make-up and it’s my … Continue reading

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