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Was it known in ancient Rome and Greece that boiling water made it safe to drink and if so, what was the theory behind this?

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What flag had a black cross blue field 1589?

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Is there any evidence to back up David Starkey's claim that infanticide of mixed-race children was integral to the Ottoman slave trade?

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How can I obtain a record of my fathers' medals from WW2?

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What was the nature of Yasir Arafat's difficulties in Arabic?

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What was the Nuclear Boy Scout's Eagle Scout Project?

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Did Nazi Germany have the Highest Per-Capita Rate of Capital Punishment?

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Did Edward VIII aid Germany during the war?

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Did Philo ever mention crucifixion as a punishment in any of his writings? If he didn't, was there ever a reason he didn't?

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How did Vauban develop his parallel siege technique first used during the 1673 siege of Maastricht?

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Is this Groß-Deutschland 1938-1948 poster real (and produced/published by Nazi Germany)?

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When was the Viking first day of summer? Winter?

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Why are there so few people of sub-Saharan African descent in the lands of the former Ottoman Empire compared to the Americas?

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Did the Pacific Rail Acts of 1862 create lines to nowhere?

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Is there any truth to this anecdote about Yugoslavian leader Tito?

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Today, do we celebrate anniversaries of events that happened in time of Julian calendar, on Julian date or at corresponding Gregorian date?

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Why did Nazi Bishop François Auvity escape all punishment, both criminal and ecclesiastical, after the Liberation of France? [closed]

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Why did nucleated communities never form in medieval Iceland?

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What did "Price Fourpence The Three" mean? [closed]

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What is the genetic composition of "Cemetery H" culture?

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Are there any instances of ancient kings or chiefs dueling or engaging in other physical contests to assert their authority?

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Was Prussia afraid of German unity during the first Schleswig War?

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Exactly what year did Newton first write about calculus, 1664, 1665 or 1666? [closed]

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Did Arab nations send prisoners to fight in the Soviet-Afghan war?

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What was the relationship between Italy and the other provinces in the republican period?

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Did Jamal Husseini say "The blood will flow like rivers in the Middle East"?

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When, and in what manner, did horizontal writing in East Asian languages switch from right-to-left to left-to-right?

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Where did Borobudur's stones come from?

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Did the idea of true/false Gods originate in Dharmic religions and migrate to Abrahamic religions, or could they have a common inspiration? [closed]

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What is the original source of the quote "Of all my 50 battles, the most terrible was the one I fought at Moscow"?

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What problems did the USA's transatlantic communication face during World War II?

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Do we have revolutionary tribunal records for Robespierre et al, 10 Thermidor An 2?

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Was homelessness common in ancient Rome? [closed]

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Did John Quincy Adams purge Freemasons from roles in government?

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Looking for a Globe and Mail editorial cartoon about the return of Hong Kong to China

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Who provided the arms supply to Burundi in 1972?

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Was there any mention of metal helmets in ancient India?

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What are the languages proposed for international use by Max Müller?

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Is there ever been a Law Repealed [duplicate]

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How many museum quality flower vase paintings exist? [closed]

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Was the USS Panay in the Yangtze river to protect US citizens? [closed]

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If Nazi Germany held out till mid 1945 would they become a viable target for nukes? [closed]

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How did Nelson Mandela stay relevant and a strong leader during his imprisonment? [closed]

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What are the key differences in the demographics and support base of DNSAP in Austria compared to Germany before Anschluss?

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Block 32 - Battles and Campaigns Explanation [duplicate]


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