- 1 Battle of Bishops Court
- 2 WikiProject Military history coordinator election
- 3 Operation Skorpion
- 4 Image confusion in articles on Drake's Great Expedition
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- 8 Image in Battle of Bishops Court
- 9 A page you started (Azores Voyage of 1589) has been reviewed!
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- 11 Arras infobox
- 12 Barnstar Award
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- 14 Military history WikiProject coordinator election
- 15 Quote for the Suez Crisis
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- 18 Barnstar
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- 20 German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War: Mercenaries or Auxiliaries
Hi noble Lord Eastfarthing, that's a really nice article, great job. I've put together a few short articles on the Seven Years War, but when I do have Wiki-time I focus mainly on Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars articles. Thanks--Jackyd101 (talk) 21:52, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
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Image confusion in articles on Drake's Great Expedition
Hi there. You created both these articles: Capture of Santiago (1585) and Battle of Santo Domingo (1586), which are two of the attacks carried out by Drake in his Great Expedition. The same picture is being used to illustrate both, though it has been uploaded twice: 1 and 2. The latter image (Santo Domingo) is correct. The former image is wrong (the illustration shows the attack on Santo Domingo in Hispaniola, not the attack on Santiago in the Cape Verde islands). Not sure what is best to do here. The correct image was on Commons, confusingly in the image history for the second image linked above (see here). I am going to try and get this sorted out on Commons, but some things will need to be sorted out here as well. Would you be able to work out what happened here and how best to correct it? Carcharoth (talk) 22:52, 18 November 2015 (UTC)
- Yes indeed, don't know how I saw past that; as images are same but wrong colour. Thanks for pointing this out, will look into changing the image. Shire Lord (talk) 23:38, 18 November 2015 (UTC)
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Image in Battle of Bishops Court
Hi. Congrats on the article, agree with you that Jurby's Head might make a more accurate title (though Bishops Court has a nice ring to it). However I'm a bit concerned about the image in the infobox - The artist (Gardner) only died in 2007 so his work wouldn't pass PD-Art and I'm not sure how we can use it without breaching copyright. Do you know if Gardner has granted permission for the reuse of this work, or if there is another reason we can keep the image? It's a nice pic, and would be a shame to lose it unless we have no choice. -- Euryalus (talk) 10:23, 29 December 2015 (UTC)
- Hello, I'm not sure if he did but better to remove it and replace it with this image for the time being while it could be sorted out? Shire Lord (talk) 00:56, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
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- Yes there is a lot of work that needs to be done there; WWII seems to be ok in vast majority of articles. Shire Lord (talk) 14:53, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
- Isn't the criterion for naming something a battle that the RS do? If every scuffle or full and frank exchange of views is called a battle, the world will be devalued.Keith-264 (talk) 17:36, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
- I'm thinking about the newer Desert War articles that have been moved. I checked here  Keith-264 (talk) 11:39, 15 February 2016 (UTC)
- yes we could do that.Shire Lord (talk) 19:22, 6 July 2016 (UTC)
- Having looked in Record of Battles and Engagements I've had second thoughts, how about this? Keith-264 (talk) 20:12, 6 July 2016 (UTC)
- The red links are supposed to be there so that editors can see what needs doing. The Somme box was full of them until I started whittling them down. If we use Record of Battles and Engagements as the source, we should be consistent. Keith-264 (talk) 20:36, 6 July 2016 (UTC)
- Will look foward to adding them & should be completed for Arras100 next year. Shire Lord (talk) 21:01, 6 July 2016 (UTC)
- I've revised the Somme and 3rd Ypres boxes accordingly. Keith-264 (talk) 11:47, 7 July 2016 (UTC)
- Simplified the layouts, see what you think. Regards Keith-264 (talk) 11:44, 16 July 2016 (UTC)
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Quote for the Suez Crisis
Hello. I"ve seen that you are the one who gave a source to Egyptian political victory in the article about the Suez Crisis. The reference says: "Tal (2001) p 203". Assuming you have that book, could you a quote from the book, saying that the Egyptians won on the political side, or explaining how? This article is huge (250k bytes) and it was a bit hard to find an explaination to how excatly Egypt had a political victory. Thanks.--Bolter21 (talk to me) 18:07, 13 October 2016 (UTC)
- Evening, it's best if you read the talk page here as there was a discussion on a similar subject back then. I had the book for a week but there are other sources/quotes used in the discussion that could replace the citation if necessary or create a similar result instead. Shire Lord (talk) 18:55, 13 October 2016 (UTC)
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German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War: Mercenaries or Auxiliaries
This topic has come up again on the American Revolutionary War talk page, and since you have experience in research on early modern warfare i was wondering what your opinion on the matter is since it potentially has a wide ranging impact on how such combatants are listed on other wikipedia pages concerning 18th century and earlier wars.XavierGreen (talk) 18:24, 16 May 2017 (UTC)