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One Civil War scuffle involved stolen hats

Winged Polish cavalrymen were a force to be reckoned with

The notorious Benedict Arnold became a U.S. traitor for a pretty selfish reason

Nostradamus accurately predicted history’s biggest events with freakish accuracy — can we ignore what he said about our future?

February 27, 1968: Walter Cronkite denounces the Vietnam War

February 25, 1920: The Warsaw Pact is established

February 11, 1943: Eisenhower promoted to four-star General of the US Army

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

Did the Dutch really forget they were at war with Scilly for 335 years?

The soul-crushing story behind the final official casualty of WWI

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

How the movie “Troy” doesn’t even come close to history’s real events

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

There is nothing remotely mortal about this incredible, unkillable soldier from Detroit

WWII’s aftermath was grim for German citizens

The world’s first submarine was a total garbage fire of a creation, and yes, of course they still used it

Churchill’s allies almost blew him away, and that’s not just an expression

There’s no doubt about it: the Civil War was about slavery

October 12, 1945: Desmond Doss, pacifist superhero, receives the Medal of Honor

September 30, 1939: The end of the Cold War’s Berlin Airlift

Here’s what happened to Robert E. Lee after the Civil War

In 1939, England wiped out nearly 500,000 pets — and yeah, it’s as screwed up as it sounds

If you think the current government is a nightmare, you haven’t seen the 1968 Democratic Convention

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