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Author Topic: "Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War"  (Read 593 times)
Johnny Payphone
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« on: June 04, 2009, 06:49:04 pm »

A wonderful book has just come out called "Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War:  How the north used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the civil war"

Very important for understanding the historical context that brought forth the End of the World; and eventually, the Steampunks Who Will Fix It.

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Jemima Annabelle Clough
Rogue Ætherlord
United Kingdom United Kingdom

When you're tired of tea, you're tired of life

« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2009, 09:45:56 pm »

Thanks for the heads up Smiley

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Herr Döktor
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Master Tinkerer
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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2009, 10:38:46 pm »

Just think, if, due to some massive electronic disruption- solar flares, malfunctioning microwave satelites, E-bombs- we'd all be thrown back to a pre-electrical society; and then, THEN The Steampunks would be Masters of the World!

Yes, it IS time for my medication, why do you ask?

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