We are proud to present to you the debut episode of our new series, Origins. This short documentary series will delve into the history of a different topic in each episode. This first installment takes a look at the origins of soccer/football just in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finale between France and Croatia!
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It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of Germany. Bombers have been unable to inflict enough damage on the chateau to disrupt communications for more than a few hours at a time, but the Allies need to make sure that communications is down for longer so that there will be as little warning of the invasion as possible.
Apparently my show has been preempted today… It sucks because I had a lot of articles ready to discuss that I took some time finding.
So, in an effort to ensure it isn’t a complete and total waste, I’ll post the articles below.
This way, you may read the ones you find most interesting and read them at your own leisure.
Please make sure to comment below so that we may have some sort of discussion on the topics.