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About agirlushouldknow

A middle-aged transgender gamer woman who grew up so poor it was only po. Who works in a white-collar job, graduating late in life. The most important part is I am married 29+ years to a wonderful husband and I have a pretty cool one-eyed cat named Tally the Pirate Queen (or Bitchy Princess depending on her day).

1863-38 Brandy Station 9 June 1863

A small skirmish in the aftershocks of Vicksburg and Port Hudson. 1863 (Published 7/17/2022) TYSK WebsitesWebsite: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: A Girl’s War Room (Military War Game LPs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag A Girl’s Let’s Plays (all other LPs): … Continue reading

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1915-17 Battle of Aubers Ridge 09 May 1915

The infamous Shell Crisis of 1915 combined with British inability to learn while the Germans do just that. 1915 (Published 07/15/2022) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aubers First World War.Com https://www.firstworldwar.com/diaries/aterritorialinthesalient.htm The … Continue reading

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1863-37 Milliken’s Bend June 7 1863

A small skirmish in the aftershocks of Vicksburg and Port Hudson. 1863 (Published 6/26/2022) TYSK WebsitesWebsite: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: A Girl’s War Room (Military War Game LPs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag A Girl’s Let’s Plays (all other LPs): … Continue reading

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1915-16 Battle of Frezenberg 8-13 May 1915

1915-16 Battle of Frezenberg8-13 May 1915 Canadians once again showing how bad ass they are. 1915 (Published 07/01/2022) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Ypres#Battle_of_Frezenberg_(8–13_May) First World War .com: https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/ypres2.htm Canadian Government Website:  … Continue reading

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1863-36 Siege of Port Hudson May 22–July 9 1863

Not with a bang, but a whimper to wind down the Siege of Port Hudson. 1863 (Published 6/26/2022) TYSK WebsitesWebsite: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: A Girl’s War Room (Military War Game LPs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag A Girl’s Let’s … Continue reading

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1915-15 Second Battle of Krithia 8-13 May 1915

1915-15 Second Battle of Krithia8 – 13 May 1915 Once again British Commander Aylmer Hunter-Weston wants a mountain with a beach view, well at least a very tall hill with a beach view. 1915 (Published 06/17/2022) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSKContinue reading

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1863-35 Battle of Plains Store May 21 1863

A small fight in a prelude to the taking of Port Hudson. 1863 (Published 6/12/2022) TYSK WebsitesWebsite: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: A Girl’s War Room (Military War Game LPs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag A Girl’s Let’s Plays (all other … Continue reading

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1915-14 Counter Attack at Eski Hissarlik 1 May 1915

1915-14 Counter Attack at Eski Hissarlik1 May 1915 The Ottoman Turk counter-attack at Eski Hissarlik was an unexpected win for the Allies and would start to set the tone for a very bloody battle. 1915 (Published 06/03/2022) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: … Continue reading

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1863-34b Siege of Vicksburg Part 2 18 May – 4 July 1863 

1863-34b Siege of Vicksburg Part 2 18 May – 4 July 1863  1863 (Published 5/29/2022) TYSK WebsitesWebsite: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: A Girl’s War Room (Military War Game LPs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag A Girl’s Let’s Plays (all other … Continue reading

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1915-13 First Battle of Krithia, 28 April 1915

1915-13 First Battle of Krithia28 April 1915 1915 (Published 05/20/2022) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Krithia First World War: https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/krithia1.htm Dbpedia: https://dbpedia.org/page/First_Battle_of_Krithiahttps://dbpedia.org/page/First_Battle_of_Krithia Australia War Memorial: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/E84355 Australia Memorial London: https://www.awmlondon.gov.au/battles/krithia World History Project: https://worldhistoryproject.org/1915/4/28/first-battle-of-krithia New Zealand … Continue reading

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