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What did Abraham Lincoln say that may have led to General MacArthur's quote?

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How did Holocaust historiography develop in the Western World? [closed]

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Is there an historical reason why artists would not sign their work?

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Who's who in the Oranienburg scenes in The Zone of Interest? [closed]

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Is this a photo of a historical reinactment of an 1868 treaty signing?

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How big were the armies of the Mycenaean Civilization during the Late Helladic Period and during the Late Bronze Age Collapse?

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Greek names of cities of Persia

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How was China involved in World War one?

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What did the Mycenaean settlements look like and how were they structured and organized during the Late Helladic III and the Bronze Age Collapse?

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Could the etymology of rook be derived from the city Uruk?

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Why were there so many English soldiers at the Battle of Towton compared to other battles of the period?

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Why were medium bombers so low in numbers in Allied air forces?

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Alexandria by Islam Issa--Did Artistotle know Latin or Hebrew?

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Was there a Princess Khalifa Hatan Tupac Bay II?

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What is this glyph on Feb 23 1940 in a Finnish military calendar?

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What measures have been proposed to assess geopolitical instability over time?

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In much of Europe, women did gain some regal titles and were queens/empresses/duchesses/princesses regnant. How did that happen in such a society? [closed]

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How important was the US steel industry to the allies during World War II?

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Who was the first person to get a more accurate measure of the earth's circumference than Eratosthenes?

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How does one "ride on the brake beam"?

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What was this television history series?

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How were cities administered in the Middle Byzantine Empire (641-1081)? [closed]

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What is the history of "Translation is like a woman" quote?

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What were the postwar non-military uses of the Rolls-Royce built Merlin Engines in Britain?

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Were religious people in the 13 colonies more likely to be loyalists?

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Was impressment widespread outside the British Empire and its colonies?

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Did Gosplan use Sears Roebuck and similar catalogues to "fix prices"?

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How credible is this overview of Western Eurasian history? [closed]

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Why didn't eclipses cause mass vision damage in historical societies?

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When was Joseph Alsop article 'Another Hitler-Time?' published in the Washington Post?

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Why did the British support Zionism during the mandate period?

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Have there been any plausible reports of killing polar bears with a bone spring?

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Did the Roman Empire lie? [closed]

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Which Greek word was used in the text "Charmides" which was translated as "science" in some translations, or as "knowledge" in others?

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Were there public executions of Nazi collaborators in the Netherlands?

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Was this device created in the 15th or 18th century and what was it really used for?

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What Is this circa 1930 German object: a toy set, a poster or something else?

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What were some of the measures put up by the Austrian Empire to encourage Friulian identity?

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Can you recommend any good researches on the period of Japanese colonization of Taiwan? [closed]

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When did the Jewish tradition of washing hands start?

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Map of Canada from about 1912? Or earlier?

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Did the quality of prisms affect the acceptance of Newton's light experiments?

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Where is the primary source for the Byzantine Office of Barbarian Affairs?

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Why was Jean Chiappe given the job of High Commissioner of the Levant in 1940?


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