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    Quote Originally Posted by LetsTalk View Post
    YouTube - Trojan War - ancient weapons technology (documentary clip)

    According to this History Chanel documentary, the Trojan war lasted 10 years.

    You've never read the Iliad???

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    Actually I did(about 20 years ago), the question has always been, how much of it is really real.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LetsTalk View Post
    Actually I did(about 20 years ago), the question has always been, how much of it is really real.

    I read it 30+ yrs ago, and apparently it wasn't too far off the mark.

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    Sarajevo, I'm from Bosnia and if you ask how people did not went crazy, they did

    April 5, 1992 to February 29, 1996.
    First to fight, last to leave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by morphium View Post
    Sarajevo, I'm from Bosnia and if you ask how people did not went crazy, they did

    April 5, 1992 to February 29, 1996.

    Sarajevo was hell, it was the longest siege in modern warfare.

    "Sniper Alley" should be well known to all who fought in Sarajevo, including the peacekeepers and civilians whose life was waged in the line of fire, day after day after day....

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