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Apr
5
comment Were concentration camp guards allowed to talk about their work at home?
While I'd like the above answer to be true, I get the general impression that concentration camp guards who came forward willingly and apologised for what they did were the exception, not the rule.
Apr
2
comment Is there a name for the style of the 'superhero' Russian statues?
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman and friends... painted on Soviet war statue by the Banksy of Bulgaria
Apr
2
asked Is the person in this “Yellow Peril” NZ cartoon Maori?
Mar
26
comment What is the basis for the argument that the true believers in Juche died in the N. Korean famine?
Were they taken while part of a government-controlled guided tour?
Mar
26
comment Why have North and South Korea stopped marching together at the Olympics?
Apparently Socchi was just a lack of qualifying athletes, not a boycott.
Mar
20
comment What was the state of relations between Baathist Iraq and Taliban Afghanistan?
I'd be very cautious about relying upon World Net Daily.
Mar
20
comment What was the state of relations between Baathist Iraq and Taliban Afghanistan?
Can you provide a citation for the declassified on purpose cable excerpt? (Side note: Why is it in all caps and monospaced?)
Mar
7
comment Japan allying with Germany in WWII
Is there anything in your question which isn't addressed by history.stackexchange.com/q/12355/421 ?
Mar
5
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Mar
5
reviewed Leave Open Why are Vorarlberg and Tirol part of Austria, when they are only connected to it by high mountains?
Mar
5
reviewed Close Building a house in the middle age in europe (specifically germany)
Mar
5
reviewed Leave Open Why was Apple not able to compete with Microsoft in the home PC market?
Mar
5
reviewed Leave Open Why didn't the ANZACs charge trenches with some kind of protection?
Mar
5
revised Is Nazi brutality particularly well known in the US because of the US's Jewish population?
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Mar
5
comment German private property and homes returned after founding of republic?
"war criminals". Nice sneer quotes there.
Mar
5
asked Is Nazi brutality particularly well known in the US because of the US's Jewish population?
Mar
2
comment Why didn't the ANZACs charge trenches with some kind of protection?
I've wondered why medieval-style shields weren't used.
Feb
25
revised Dictators who came back through elections?
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Feb
25
answered Dictators who came back through elections?
Feb
25
comment Dictators who came back through elections?
If Chavez counted, then Hitler would as well.