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Military History 2025

One may wonder why the title of this site has been called Military History 2025. It would be a good question since the number 2025 could represent anything. However, in this case, it was selected for a very specific reason.

Though true history cannot be changed no matter the genre, its interpretations can be modified as new evidence come to light. And though the famous baseball player of the 1950s and 1960s, Yogi Berra once just as famously said that “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”, someone actually did and quite presciently to the extent that the world we are living in today, practically the exact set of our circumstances, was foretold quite a while ago.

A long time ago before there was an Internet, before personal computers and smart devices were a natural part of our daily landscape, a book was written in 1985 by author Hal Stryker titled, NYPD 2025…

This book won no awards, at least not to my knowledge, and it was not even considered a well written story even for the science-fiction genre. However, this story was not just a science fiction yarn but more importantly a critical social statement of where our world was headed given the trends back in the early to mid 1980s.

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