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Jul
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revised How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
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Jul
21
answered How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
Jul
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revised Why, in the US, is Japanese brutality ignored compared with the Nazi brutality in WW2?
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Jul
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comment Did the USSR have a more positive relationship with France than other west european countries after 1945?
@Relaxed: I am afraid you completely misunderstood my answer. I guess I will have to rewrite it.
Jul
16
comment Did the USSR have a more positive relationship with France than other west european countries after 1945?
@Relaxed: with US troops stationed in West Germany, the fear of a resurgent US isolationism is clearly misplaced. However, the idea that nurturing special relationships with the SU could help maintain French independence is even worse.
Jul
15
revised Why did the United States enter World War I?
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Jul
10
revised Are there any battles that have been extensively studied across the world?
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Jul
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comment Are there any examples of soldiers faking their death a combat before the modern era?
The word you are looking for in your last paragraph is, I think, Marauder; in Russian it means precisely what you are looking for, but in English it seems to have a broader meaning.
Jun
23
revised Why did Stalin deem Quantum Mechanics 'counter-revolutionary'?
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Jun
23
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Jun
12
comment Why does US currency have a 25 cent piece and a 20 dollar bill instead of a 20 cent piece or 25 dollar bill?
In the USSR, the coins were 1k,2k,3k,5k,10k,15k,20k,50k,1r; paper money was 1r,3r,5r,10r,25r (i.e., there was a 20k coin and a 25r note).
Jun
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revised The value of spice trade during the age of exploration
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May
27
revised Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
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May
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revised Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
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May
13
comment Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
@ThorstenS.: the source is Miracle of the House of Brandenburg.
May
12
answered Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
May
8
revised Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?
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May
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comment Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?
the wiki quote may be confusing, but I am sure my explanation is lucid enough.
May
6
revised How common is nostalgia for the colonial perod in countries which gained independence in the 20th century?
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May
6
answered Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?