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My mission and focuses[edit]

Here on Wikipedia, I take an interest in the World Wars; history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; schools, locations, and history related to the American State of North Carolina; Robert F. Kennedy; and John F. Kennedy.

For my work on World War-related content, I intend to:

  • Create, expand, and improve articles on little-known conflicts/events.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles involving lesser-powers, small players and their involvement.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on naval topics.
  • Provide historical photographs of related/involved persons and events.
  • Dispel myths, understand controversies, and confirm the facts.
  • Ensure that articles maintain neat, clean, uniform formats.

For my work on Democratic Republic of the Congo-related content, I intend to:

  • Create, expand, and improve articles on this country's infrequently covered history.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on notable Congolese statesmen.
  • Find and make use of freely licensed and relevant photographs.

For my work on North Carolina-related content, I intend to:

  • Create, expand, and improve articles on historical buildings and schools.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on the history of the textiles industry.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on major current events.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on politicians and state natives.
  • Provide original photographs of smaller communities, buildings, and locations.

For my work on Senator Robert F. Kennedy-related content, I intend to:

  • Create, expand, and improve articles on his speeches.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on his career in the Senate.
  • Create, expand, and improve articles on his 1968 presidential campaign.

Articles I've worked with[edit]

Created (in order of oldest to newest)[edit]

  1. Battle of Mill
  2. Battle of Isefjord
  3. Liberation of Finnmark
  4. Action in the Oslofjord
  5. Battle of Horten Harbour
  6. Free City of Danzig Police
  7. Black Sea Raid (originally a redirect) Good article
  8. Action of 8 January 1916
  9. Action of 10 May 1915
  10. Project Genoa II
  11. Mikhail Nikolayevich von Giers
  12. A. H. Vedel
  13. J. Wayne Fredericks
  14. Lea-Hutaff Island
  15. Émile Speller
  16. George Platt Waller
  17. Oscar Michiels
  18. Robert F. Kennedy's remarks at the University of Kansas
  19. Conflict in Vietnam and at Home
  20. Adrianus Antonius van Nijnatten
  21. The Pursuit of Justice (stub)
  22. Richard Ackermann (stub)
  23. Law Day Address
  24. Battle of Kunduz (2016)
  25. Joseph S. Clark's and Robert F. Kennedy's tour of the Mississippi Delta Good article
  26. Francis Henry Fries
  27. Free City of Danzig Government in Exile
  28. Avalon, North Carolina
  29. Oscar Clark Carr Jr.
  30. Thomas Kanza
  31. Jean Bolikango Featured article
  32. Paul Bolya
  33. Cléophas Kamitatu
  34. Ferdinand Essandja (stub)
  35. Sophie Kanza
  36. Joseph Kasongo
  37. Daniel Kanza
  38. Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
  39. Free Republic of the Congo Good article
  40. Marcel Lihau Featured article
  41. Antoine Charles Cazenove
  42. Operation Grandslam Featured article
  43. Paul Panda Farnana
  44. Siege of Saïo Good article
  45. Jason Sendwe Good article
  46. Danish Brigade in Sweden
  47. Maurice Mpolo
  48. African Jazz Mokili Mobimba
  49. Anicet Kashamura (stub)
  50. Luluabourg Constitution
  51. 1981 Seychelles coup d'état attempt
  52. The Dream Shall Never Die
  53. J.J. Webster
  54. Operation Rum Punch
  55. Jean van den Bosch (originally a redirect)
  56. Joseph Okito
  57. Justin Kokolo
  58. Louis Bobozo
  59. Alphonse Songolo
  60. Mario-Philippe Losembe
  61. Gilbert Pongo
  62. Tshombe Government
  63. Ansitz Freienfeld
  64. Heinz Indermaur
  65. Victor Koumorico
  66. Charles Kisolokele
  67. Isaac Kalonji
  68. Yvon Kimpiobi
  69. Joseph Midiburo
  70. Jean-Pierre Déricoyard
  71. Henry Casimir de Rham
  72. Jean-Chrysostome Weregemere
  73. André Lubaya
  74. Sylvestre Mudingayi
  75. Nicolas Bayona Ba Meya
  76. Henri-Thomas Lokondo
  77. M'Pongo Love
  78. Kamulangu
  79. Robert K. A. Gardiner
  80. Aboubacar Demba Camara
  81. Haile Mariam Mammo
  82. Bertin Mwamba
  83. Grégoire Kamanga
  84. Alphonse Ilunga
  85. Arbegnoch
  86. Joseph Ngalula
  87. Pascal Nkayi
  88. Rémy Mwamba
  89. A Tale of Two Cities (speech)
  90. Emery Wafwana
  91. Barthélemy Mukenge
  92. Marcel Bisukiro
  93. Lumumba Government

Heavily contributed to[edit]

Government Surveillance[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

World War I[edit]

World War II[edit]

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Robert Kennedy[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Other contributions[edit]

Awards, goodies, and niceties I have had the privilege to receive[edit]

Citation Barnstar Hires.png The Citation Barnstar
For all the work you've done to organize the citations for Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act. Thanks! Willthacheerleader18 (talk) 07:23, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
Polish German cooperation.JPG The award for cooperative and collegial editing on controversial German-Polish topics
For excellent work on Danzig-related articles and topics. LavaBaron (talk) 03:29, 7 November 2016 (UTC)
BoNM - Switzerland.png The Swiss Barnstar of National Merit
For all the work you've done to improve the amount of information published on Wikipedia regarding the history of Switzerland. Thanks! -- Willthacheerleader18 (talk) 17:27, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
this WikiAward was given to {{subst:PAGENAME}} by ~~~ on ~~~~~
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
For Justin Kokolo - good work!! Buckshot06 (talk) 19:24, 14 May 2017 (UTC)
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
For your continuing work on User:Indy_beetle/Lumumba_Government. Great work!! Buckshot06 (talk) 01:11, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
For soldiering on with a often underappreciated, but extraordinarily important subject for the whole of Africa: Congo/Zaire.. Buckshot06 (talk) 23:12, 22 August 2017 (UTC)
BoNM - Congo Hires.png The Congo Barnstar of National Merit
For Thomas Kanza and other ongoing Congo/Zaire contributions Buckshot06 (talk) 05:07, 24 August 2017 (UTC)
Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For the Siege of Saïo. Fantastic article, well done. Eastfarthingan (talk) 11:22, 23 September 2017 (UTC)
Wiki-stripe1.svg Military history reviewers' award
For undertaking one Milhist A-Class Review during the period July to September 2017, you are hereby awarded this Wikistripe. Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 00:03, 3 October 2017 (UTC)

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WikiChevrons.png The WikiChevrons
As nominated by your peers as part of the 2017 Military Historian of the Year Award process, you have been highlighted as an editor who has contributed significantly to the Military history project in 2017. As such, I hereby award you these Wikichevrons. Thank you for your efforts in 2017. AustralianRupert (talk) 02:08, 30 December 2017 (UTC)
Wiki-stripe2.svg Military history reviewers' award
On behalf of the Milhist coordinators, you are hereby awarded the WikiChevrons for reviewing a total of six Milhist articles at PR, GAN, ACR or FAC during the period October to December 2017. Thank you for supporting Wikipedia's quality content processes. Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 05:07, 3 January 2018 (UTC)

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CRM.png Content Review Medal of Merit (Military history)
On behalf of the Milhist coordinators, you are hereby awarded the WikiChevrons for reviewing a total of 13 Milhist articles at PR, GAN, ACR or FAC during the period January to March 2018. Thank you for supporting Wikipedia's quality content processes. AustralianRupert (talk) 08:09, 20 April 2018 (UTC)

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Wiki-stripe2.svg Military history reviewers' award
On behalf of the Milhist coordinators, you are hereby awarded these stripes for reviewing a total of four Milhist articles at PR, GAN, ACR or FAC during the period April to June 2018. Thank you for supporting Wikipedia's quality content processes. AustralianRupert (talk) 06:56, 6 July 2018 (UTC)

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Drafts you're welcome to collaborate with me on[edit]

Things to work on[edit]