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reviewed Leave Open How were the holes for the guns in battleships' turrets protected?
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reviewed Leave Open Which was the earliest book of names for naming babies?
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reviewed Leave Open Why was East Asia more religiously tolerant than Europe in medieval time?
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reviewed Reopen What was the political consciousness of a 15th century English peasant?
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reviewed Leave Open Why is the Bishopric of Canterbury located in London?
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reviewed Leave Open What was the first broadcast television programme?
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May
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answered Who ruled India when the Abbasid ruler Harun al-Rashid was the Caliph of Baghdad?
Mar
7
comment How many troops died on D-day?
Interestingly, roughly the same number of people were injured or killed in the first eleven hours of the last day of World War I than on all of D-Day: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_11,_1918#Last_casualties (10,000 casualties, 2,700 deaths).
Feb
28
comment Why did the French insist on reclaiming Indo-China after WWII?
I can't think of any example where a colonial power left a colony "unclaimed" after WWII; as far as I know, all colonies reverted to their colonial masters before becoming independent in the 1940s-60s. Why would France be any different?
Feb
28
comment Why did the Western Roman Empire collapse but not the Eastern Roman Empire?
So why didn't the Goths migrate into the Eastern Empire instead of the West?