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The Sultan’s Raiders: The Military Role of the Crimean Tatars in the Ottoman Empire 19 mai 2013

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The Jamestown Foundation (USA) May 2013, 53 p.

Brian Glyn Williams *

From the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries, the Christian nations of Europe and the Shiites of Persia were forced to defend their lands against the inroads of an ever expanding Ottoman Empire, an empire whose awesome war machine at times appeared strong enough to absorb its immediate neighbors. (suite…)

Historian out to explode our take on the Anzac legend 18 avril 2012

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The Age (Australia) April 18, 2012, p. 3

Bridie Smith

The popular story of the Gallipoli landings – long credited as a young nation’s coming of age – is studded with factual errors, according to an Australian historian and former RAAF intelligence officer. (suite…)