Why does Russia have the best maps of Britain?

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  1. Jay Foreman
    Jay Foreman
    4 päivää sitten

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    1. yfelwulf
      yfelwulf
      Tunti sitten

      @thats not your bussines Unlike America that is about to become a 4th World Country.

    2. yfelwulf
      yfelwulf
      Tunti sitten

      @Raged Ape evo Russia had Germany on the run before the Allies entered Europe they actually captured Berlin. They also at Americas request defeated Japan in just 2 weeks. America only fought 20% of the Japanese Army that had no equipment and had to steal food to operate. They used the A Bomb to stop them surrendering to Russia. FYI the British Army outfought and captured more territory than America in Europe you must have seen the movie version where America won.

    3. yfelwulf
      yfelwulf
      Tunti sitten

      @Магжан Сыдыков Shhhhh communism ended in Rus

    4. yfelwulf
      yfelwulf
      Tunti sitten

      @remhawk73 Some debate on exactly who created Vodka

    5. yfelwulf
      yfelwulf
      Tunti sitten

      @Influence08 Technically it was the UK that declared war on Germany FYI Britain was the first to bomb a German city not the other way around. Germany forced into WW1 by Britain that had planned for it as a way to stop German economic development. Exactly what they did with Japan and now China. fipulse.info/video/ubpro57YjsmsjK8.html

  2. Íris Eva Gunnarsdóttir
    Íris Eva Gunnarsdóttir
    6 minuuttia sitten

    I think you know why.

  3. yfelwulf
    yfelwulf
    Tunti sitten

    Russia had Germany on the run before the Allies entered Europe they actually captured Berlin. They also at Americas request defeated Japan in just 2 weeks. America only fought 20% of the Japanese Army that had no equipment and had to steal food to operate. They used the A Bomb to stop them surrendering to Russia. FYI the British Army outfought and captured more territory than America in Europe you must have seen the movie version where America won.

  4. mijuo roui
    mijuo roui
    Tunti sitten

    I like how the conflict meter has ‘Not in the Christmas card list’ and ‘Nuke ‘em!’ with no gap between them

  5. Gerard Ligonde
    Gerard Ligonde
    Tunti sitten

    The rough mall karunagappally bolt because rock cellularly coach besides a sick earth. shocking, loving punishment

    1. mijuo roui
      mijuo roui
      Tunti sitten

      America defeated the wrong enemy in ww2.

  6. 509's finest
    509's finest
    Tunti sitten

    One of the only pro-communist program I like.

  7. gpan62
    gpan62
    3 tuntia sitten

    So they can find Salisbury 😉

  8. numbereightyseven
    numbereightyseven
    3 tuntia sitten

    "Don't watch it nowwwww, watch it laterrrrrr..."

  9. Анатолий Сафонов
    Анатолий Сафонов
    3 tuntia sitten

    Pure English humor..and such a finest theme.. oh man, I like it.

  10. Matt McGregor
    Matt McGregor
    3 tuntia sitten

    You guys really hate Frome!

  11. Amazing Dancing Turnips
    Amazing Dancing Turnips
    3 tuntia sitten

    Why are you studying Polish? To learn how to pronounce English place names of course!

  12. Mongoose1Billion
    Mongoose1Billion
    4 tuntia sitten

    At some point, those map making spies must've thought "Gee, everything sure is a lot nicer here than it is at home. There was probably at least some hesitation to return to the soviet union and its brutalist architecture after the job was complete.

  13. Robert Hardy
    Robert Hardy
    5 tuntia sitten

    When they were actually in print East European city maps of the cold War era were much better than British ones, full colour printing with all the public transport routes layed out very neatly in different colours on the map, with the stops named, so that a stranger to the town or city, such as myself could easily navigate from the map.

  14. antsolja
    antsolja
    5 tuntia sitten

    i thought u guys were smosh at first lol

  15. andpusten
    andpusten
    5 tuntia sitten

    We must protect Uncle Colin at all cost

  16. darah
    darah
    5 tuntia sitten

    i subscribed as soon as i heard that intro. YES

  17. Kane Knight
    Kane Knight
    5 tuntia sitten

    I hate my job, I hate my life, I want to get out of here, I want to learn new skills so I can start a new career.

  18. Total Syambles
    Total Syambles
    6 tuntia sitten

    "Polish Allies" more like Polish subjects

  19. Rychard Martinez
    Rychard Martinez
    6 tuntia sitten

    Just stumbled on your channel, it’s so “Fun with flags” - I absolutely LOVE it! You guys have just gotten a new subscriber :)

  20. The Thanos Killing Kind
    The Thanos Killing Kind
    6 tuntia sitten

    The USSR inherited highly accurate military maps from the Russian Empire, most of the British maps were the best due to the Tsar and the King being cousins bringing a close military alliance between the two Imperial Empires.

  21. Shiver
    Shiver
    6 tuntia sitten

    America defeated the wrong enemy in ww2.

  22. Сергей Кудинов
    Сергей Кудинов
    6 tuntia sitten

    Jay ваша личность была раскрыта. Немедленно покупайте билет в Москву. Агент СВР свяжется с вами как только сможет. Явка там же, если увидите фикус - явка провалена. Glory to Russia

  23. Bogomil Georgiev
    Bogomil Georgiev
    6 tuntia sitten

    English vs Russia Maps ? I can't to choice because there are beatyfull at all. In Bulgaria we still use Russian Topo maps. It helps very well BUT... Some objects like war base is missing. Probably in English map is visible. Or the map have a mistakes with details of map (missing coordinates, or type of plan (like 1: 25 000)). If have a coordinates, always check with little Mathemathic tasks to find the real coordinate because in Bulgaria some maps was made with totally wrong details (Somewhere in North, but actual is South or fake name of the towns).

    1. Bogomil Georgiev
      Bogomil Georgiev
      6 tuntia sitten

      Watch the Depeche Mode Album from 1987 - Music for the Mases - Cover Album Photo. Soviet Map and Big Speaker like Easterns.

  24. Dennis Premoli
    Dennis Premoli
    6 tuntia sitten

    I mean, is it really surprising that your enemy has better maps than the public ones you released of your super secret facilities?

  25. Joaquín Ros
    Joaquín Ros
    7 tuntia sitten

    Winners tell the story for sure and this is a clear example.

  26. David Léspar
    David Léspar
    7 tuntia sitten

    Xeers from Mexico gals

  27. Iain H
    Iain H
    7 tuntia sitten

    You two found a lot of these maps in a scour of Eastern Europe? If that’s true, it’s one of the most amazing stories. And you can’t believe how please I am to hear Frome pronounced properly ... again 🙂

  28. Gaming Potato
    Gaming Potato
    7 tuntia sitten

    “What have the russians ever done for us?” *TETRIS*

  29. Finn Hannan
    Finn Hannan
    7 tuntia sitten

    How do you make history so funny 😭

  30. toy1606
    toy1606
    8 tuntia sitten

    I'm pretty sure I've seen the Polish map before and it was for Polish pilots in WW2...which would make sense, and not the cold war/soviet era

  31. subwarpspeed
    subwarpspeed
    8 tuntia sitten

    Very detailed maps and bottom topography of Swedish river outlets into the baltic sea have surfaced in the post Soviet era. During the "Whiskey on the rocks"-incident when a swedish naval officer came aboard it he was shown detailed maps of the archipelago and they claimed to be lost. Later they realized their mistake and showed maps of the south baltic sea and said they had navigated with those...

  32. Garnet _gaming
    Garnet _gaming
    8 tuntia sitten

    2:37 special effects to rival interstellar

  33. AllGameRiot
    AllGameRiot
    9 tuntia sitten

    Cool but the Polish made vodka

  34. vinasu maaj
    vinasu maaj
    9 tuntia sitten

    The Soviet maps warmly recommends the 123-metre spire of Salisbury.

  35. getaway driver
    getaway driver
    10 tuntia sitten

    MY SCHOOL USE YOUR POLITICS VIDEOS BRUH

  36. Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    10 tuntia sitten

    5:29 "кристиансхавн" means Christianshavn, this is in Copenhagen I know you bombed us hard during the Napoleonic wars but I am pretty sure Denmark isn't part of Britain just yet

    1. vinasu maaj
      vinasu maaj
      9 tuntia sitten

      All military have these kind of maps. Have to keep your spies busy, and planing starts with maps.

  37. joe loney
    joe loney
    10 tuntia sitten

    this is utter garbage, communist traitors in UK passed OS Maps onto the Soviets.

  38. Gord Slater
    Gord Slater
    10 tuntia sitten

    they did a very good job considering they were rushing

  39. Sofia
    Sofia
    10 tuntia sitten

    This channel is one of the very few who whenever they post a video I rush like hell to watch it. No matter what it's about. Fcking great job!

  40. truthbegins
    truthbegins
    10 tuntia sitten

    Wait, how come this video has so many different subtitles, as per usual, but... no Russian?

    1. Jay Foreman
      Jay Foreman
      6 tuntia sitten

      Russian’s on its way. I had a whole bunch of volunteers volunteer to translate the captions into their language, and the Russian one is taking them a little longer I guess. Shouldn’t be long now.

  41. hddjdjdjdjdjdjd jdjrrjdn
    hddjdjdjdjdjdjd jdjrrjdn
    11 tuntia sitten

    Map men map men map men.....oh great now thats guna be stuck in my head for ages

  42. typo pit
    typo pit
    11 tuntia sitten

    0:24 Pure polish. Sauf-end on Sea.

  43. MikeIsMike
    MikeIsMike
    11 tuntia sitten

    Plans for a Soviet world conquest.

  44. IB Freely
    IB Freely
    11 tuntia sitten

    The speech and mouth movements seems ever so slightly out of sync.

  45. Роман Сычев
    Роман Сычев
    11 tuntia sitten

    Lol Я и есть русский шпион.

  46. KeyboardSamurai
    KeyboardSamurai
    11 tuntia sitten

    Me like map. Me subscribe.

  47. Mr Random
    Mr Random
    11 tuntia sitten

    Кошмар! Они нас раскрыли! Ups, shh, you didn't see this! This is just an illusion...

  48. Timbo Dewabem
    Timbo Dewabem
    12 tuntia sitten

    jesus christ your mouths shoot words out like an mg42. Slow down man!

    1. Mr. Hat
      Mr. Hat
      5 tuntia sitten

      you can always slow down the video playlist

  49. Drew Boyd
    Drew Boyd
    12 tuntia sitten

    For two men who pride themselves on their geographical knowledge of important stuff like the fonts used by various London boroughs, I'm quite frankly shocked that you don't seem to be aware that Russia as a country did not exist for the vast majority of the twentieth century,. It was in fact, only one of 15 Soviet Republics. Just one of these, Kazakhstan, is larger than Europe. As for your comment that "Russia "won the war". This is offensive and ignorant. Like saying Kensington is the capital of the UK.. Overall loses were greatest in Ukraine. Ukraine's pre war population was 42 million, in 1945 it was 28.5 million. Per capita losses were highest in Belarus. In both these countries the civilian populations paid a heavy price (watch the film Come and See, set in Belarus) Don't write these people out of history.

  50. WelfareBeast
    WelfareBeast
    12 tuntia sitten

    The way text about «fun facts» flash on the screen for less than a second each gave me a headache, I stopped watching at about 90 seconds and I will never see it through. Stupid and childish way to make a video about something quite interesting in itself. ☹️

    1. WelfareBeast
      WelfareBeast
      5 tuntia sitten

      @Jay Foreman So this is a video game? Count me out!

    2. Jay Foreman
      Jay Foreman
      6 tuntia sitten

      It’s FIpulse. You have a pause button.

  51. robert mccully
    robert mccully
    12 tuntia sitten

    All military have these kind of maps. Have to keep your spies busy, and planing starts with maps.

  52. AMBEE 2772
    AMBEE 2772
    12 tuntia sitten

    Russian spies did a good job.

  53. jeIIy
    jeIIy
    12 tuntia sitten

    The english are the baddies

  54. attq
    attq
    12 tuntia sitten

    Chinese spyware zoom I see.

  55. Scott DiMiceli
    Scott DiMiceli
    12 tuntia sitten

    Love the advertisement skits at the ends of these videos. Your creativity is really appreciated.

  56. Johan Cronman
    Johan Cronman
    13 tuntia sitten

    Jay Oneskin

  57. Tom Patterson
    Tom Patterson
    13 tuntia sitten

    Is there a way one could fine these online?

    1. Jay Foreman
      Jay Foreman
      6 tuntia sitten

      There’s a link in the description.

  58. Glyn Watkins
    Glyn Watkins
    13 tuntia sitten

    The map of Bradford shows the junction of Haworth Rd and Bingley Rd. The West Bradford Golf Club is the most significant thing on it; and shows an obsession for covering every piddling little thing; a trait thankfully rare amongst Map Men.

  59. Подобный Данил
    Подобный Данил
    13 tuntia sitten

    6:05 Кошмар! 😂

  60. shady morsi
    shady morsi
    13 tuntia sitten

    2:29 missed oppertunity to make the pencil joke

  61. Tom W
    Tom W
    13 tuntia sitten

    Maybe the reason why the British didn't include building etc on the map of the navy base is because they want to make it as hard as possible for spies and foreign intelligence services. Don't think the British forgot or didn't know their land.

  62. Efstathios Dimopoulos
    Efstathios Dimopoulos
    13 tuntia sitten

    Wired had an extensive article on the subject. Not only UK maps but the ENTIRE WORLD maps. When companies began building GSM networks in the 90's throughout Africa and Asia they used old Soviet maps to set up networks. I worked making GIS applications pre Googlemaps for Vodafone Greece and I have a soft spot for geomapping content.

  63. Greg Bold
    Greg Bold
    13 tuntia sitten

    I live in St.Petersburg, there is definitely a Russian spy in my computer D:

  64. Tom
    Tom
    13 tuntia sitten

    The fact that was only one men confused my brain aaaaaaaaaaa

  65. Borat Sagdiyev
    Borat Sagdiyev
    13 tuntia sitten

    Skillshare, its kinda like youtube only it costs you money.

  66. Neilos 1714
    Neilos 1714
    14 tuntia sitten

    Jay is russia embodied because he said thank you.

  67. Rod Fleming
    Rod Fleming
    14 tuntia sitten

    Clickbait. The best maps of Britain are unquestionably those made by the Ordnance Survey. These come in a range of scales from 1;1250 up. OS maps are a global standard. Nobody makes better ones and they are publicly available.

    1. Jay Foreman
      Jay Foreman
      6 tuntia sitten

      True! I absolutely bloody love a good ordnance survey map!

  68. Write Mind
    Write Mind
    14 tuntia sitten

    Map Men is the best series on FIpulse

  69. yfelwulf
    yfelwulf
    14 tuntia sitten

    They're said to have the best map's of the worlds Sea floor as well.

  70. yfelwulf
    yfelwulf
    14 tuntia sitten

    Incorrect Her Majesties Theatre reads the Home of Queens

  71. Redbush 5
    Redbush 5
    14 tuntia sitten

    What do you mean the Russians won WW2 for us, without the allies help Russia would of lost and without Russia’s help the Allies would of lost

  72. Hlebuw3k
    Hlebuw3k
    14 tuntia sitten

    "There might be a Russian spy in your computer right now!" Youre right! Because im Russian!

  73. El Huachinango
    El Huachinango
    15 tuntia sitten

    2:24 Loved the sonar sounds... IN SPAAAAAAAACE!!

  74. TheKitMurkit
    TheKitMurkit
    15 tuntia sitten

    Soviets did not win ww2

  75. Daniel Dutchy
    Daniel Dutchy
    15 tuntia sitten

    Thanks for another hilarious video guys. I'm looking forward to your next one already. Especially your Frome throwback. I loved it

  76. SkyBorik
    SkyBorik
    15 tuntia sitten

    Не ожидал, что кто-то с запада упомянет, что Советский Союз победил во Второй Мировой войне

  77. rocco soldi
    rocco soldi
    16 tuntia sitten

    Vodka is Polish

  78. 404 not found
    404 not found
    16 tuntia sitten

    Pls stop the bias titles - at one point there were some Russian maps with better details on some areas.... you make it sound like they got the best maps right now. It's a shame you use this jerk tactics since they take a lot of your credibility.

  79. Queue
    Queue
    16 tuntia sitten

    So it appears the soviets had the best cartographers

  80. Jan-Willem van den Broek
    Jan-Willem van den Broek
    16 tuntia sitten

    Always a joy to get another one of these! Why the map of Copenhagen at fipulse.info/video/xMWqrK3UgZqaqIk.html though?

  81. SgtTeeh
    SgtTeeh
    16 tuntia sitten

    3:38 this fact seems false

  82. Dave Smith
    Dave Smith
    16 tuntia sitten

    Brilliant!!

  83. Dan Smoke
    Dan Smoke
    17 tuntia sitten

    The dear substance collaterally saw because subway whitely boast among a happy illegal. motionless, dark moon

    1. Jay Foreman
      Jay Foreman
      6 tuntia sitten

      I know, right?

  84. Jakub
    Jakub
    17 tuntia sitten

    It's really funny to read the transliterations when you speak both languages

  85. Billder
    Billder
    17 tuntia sitten

    hold tight Tunbridge Wells😞

  86. Cyril Liss
    Cyril Liss
    17 tuntia sitten

    Охуеннейшее видео. Привет из Рашки. Particularly cool: * 6:05 * 4:57 * 1:34

  87. Von Mehlau
    Von Mehlau
    17 tuntia sitten

    Winning WW2, yeah of course Buddy.

  88. Knight Lautrec
    Knight Lautrec
    18 tuntia sitten

    Only one "men" in the intro... This VIDEO ITSELF was made by Russians trying to pass it off as a Map Men episode!!! But they slipped up! We know the truth!

  89. Raymond Johnston
    Raymond Johnston
    18 tuntia sitten

    Vodka no one needs there vodka

  90. loggert
    loggert
    18 tuntia sitten

    Well, the UK and US maps don't show millitary instalations, the russian ones do show that. Not really better mapmaking, just a different agenda :)

  91. MultiReinforced
    MultiReinforced
    19 tuntia sitten

    Don’t watch it nooow watch it latee

  92. Smiil Smiilovich
    Smiil Smiilovich
    19 tuntia sitten

    Кошмар!

  93. Making Monsters
    Making Monsters
    19 tuntia sitten

    In Your world, the russians, who helped the nazis rebuild the army in 30s and started WWII with them hand in hand in September 39, won WWII ?

  94. Mike Allmey
    Mike Allmey
    19 tuntia sitten

    The opening map of eastern London / Essex is a gem - I used to live in Sautmynste (Southminster) near Benham (Burnham) and worked in Saufend (a closer phonetic approximation than the native Sarfendinnit?). It's also a pre-Beeching map as it showns all the railways the Doctor ripped out - the more you look, the more now-absent railways you see. But what were the equivalent NATO maps of Bloc countries like?

  95. FlegSlav //TestPatterner
    FlegSlav //TestPatterner
    19 tuntia sitten

    Plot Twist: *Russians have been spying the UK the entire time*

  96. staninjapan07
    staninjapan07
    20 tuntia sitten

    I was brought here without my choice, and how glad I am that I was. What a great video!

  97. GailForce
    GailForce
    20 tuntia sitten

    In soviet russia, skills share you

  98. Something Else
    Something Else
    20 tuntia sitten

    1:22 that man WOULD have known who you are ... I’ve said too much

  99. Brad Miley
    Brad Miley
    20 tuntia sitten

    Excellent video chaps! Thank you so much for showing me a trundle wheel again, an item I last saw during a maths lesson in 1981 (we had to measure the playground). As a comedy "Paper Street" type aside, I once managed to convince a group of pretend showoff musos that The Trundle Wheels were a real band (1987, pre-Internet lookup and prove me wrong days), explaining in detail their line up, discography, and random trivia. This was firmly locked in when a friend turned up and (bless them) confirmed everything I said and added his own trivia. So the humble wheel of trundle has a happy place in my heart! Thanks again for your excellent video - Map Men is always fascinating!

  100. Емил Ефендулов
    Емил Ефендулов
    20 tuntia sitten

    "probably nicer" *shows Andropov*