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I can answer questions pertaining to weapons and tactics, personalities, battles, and strategies in european and U.S. history.

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I was a history major, and had done extensive research in the subject area. I have designed and tested numerous computer games for various
historical periods.


B.A History M.S. Science
I have had the opportunity to live abroad and walk numerous battlefields both in the United States, Europe, and the Pacific.

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Military history is the thread that binds almost every historic civilization to one another. Virturally every great civilization came into conflict with it's rivals. The United States is the most recent example. So what better way to understand today's world than by studying the conflicts of the past.

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Recent Answers from Keith H. Patton

2016-11-03 Photos of Prussian officer in uniform?:

As I said the picture was just an example. The cuffs were different because, yes, the regiment was not the same. If you go to the link on the webpage you will see that the uniform IS infantry. and is for

2016-10-30 Info on Rice stix trunk:

I have one similar to it. The plate photo is unreadable in the photo, but I do know that the footlocker is post WWII-Korean War era circa 1950.    The WWII footlockers were made of wood but were not reinforced

2016-10-27 Photos of Prussian officer in uniform?:

Okay, some interesting stuff.    First, the one picture was taken in the city of Stralsund, on Ossenreyer Strasse 56. I included a map of the location, it is east of Denmark along the German Coast.   

2016-10-18 Comte D'Estang:,%20comte%20d%27Estaing&item_type=topic,_comte_d%27Estaing      From this query:    http://www

2016-09-08 Probably not a brass cannonball:

Bill:    While later cannon balls were made of iron almost exclusively, I don't think anyone can say that other alloys were not used. In several cases people have in their possession hollow brass balls


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