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comment When was France fully liberated?
According to the French Wikipedia, it is only the surrendering ceremony that happened on May 11th at Saint-Nazaire. The surrendering act had been signed on May the 8th (VE day, but that seems to have been a coincidence). On the other hand, German forces in Saint-Nazaire were still fully belligerent and inflicted hundred of casualties to the allies in April 1945, which is quite remarkable.
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revised Did Diderot say “Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest”?
Slightly changed the translation
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comment Did Diderot say “Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest”?
I changed weave to warp.
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revised Was the Italian campaign a strategic mistake?
Fixed typo
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comment How secret was the US and British involvement in the 1953 Iranian coup d'état?
The reason I left it as a comment was that I was too lazy then to dig up references. I still am, unfortunately. Sorry about that.
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comment How secret was the US and British involvement in the 1953 Iranian coup d'état?
The answer to your second question is clearly no: may people knew about it straight away. The "general public" and "the West" might be too broad categories for the second question. For instance, the communist press (influential and widely read in some, but not all, western countries in the mid-50s) largely relayed the testimony of Iranian exiles to the effect that the CIA and MI6 were involved. Depending on your interpretation, this might imply the general public in (some parts) of the West knew about it.
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comment What were the EMP effects, if any, of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
@DrZ214 "Am I to understand that higher is always better?" By better, you mean more destructive, right? Well, the graph shows that the answer is "it's complicated." Nevertheless, the general principle is, lower is more destructive for weak gamma yield and higher is more destructive for strong gamma yield. But there are many complicating factors. I don't know the answer for a a 1000km-high detonation or more but you shouldn't extrapolate. As for multiple labels, the way I see it red is 300km, orange is 200, purple is 60 and green and blue are 100 with different hypotheses.
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revised Who first precisely measured the length of the year?
Fixed typo
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answered What were the EMP effects, if any, of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
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answered Who first precisely measured the length of the year?
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revised Legacy of the May 1968 Paris riots
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reviewed Reject Why did Hitler not order the use of poison gas in combat?
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reviewed Reject Croatia's reparations to Serbia after WWII
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