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What is the origin of the "No Symbol"?

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Did Allied bombers return from enemy airspace with undropped bombs?

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Were any U.S. founding fathers present at the storming of the Bastille?

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Why the imbalance of casualties in WW 1?

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Who issued this poster promoting Japanese migration to Brazil?

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During the time of the German Empire, were Polish or Jewish people permitted to join the Social Democratic Party?

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What exactly was the position of ‘Party Minister’ assigned to Martin Bormann in Hitler’s will?

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How do we know the Alexander Mosaic actually depicts Alexander the Great in the Battle of Issus?

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When in 1980s did travel to and from USSR became possible?

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What script would Homer have used?

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What are the evidences, accounts and notes that prove ancient Indian empires and Chinese empires were friendly states before 300 BC

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Is there an example of a Soviet or Russian prison camp where both guards and prisoners perished?

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What was the value of a late 16th century Spanish Ducat?

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Was rapeseed oil used for cooking before the twentieth century?

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What is the history of "one nation under God"?

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In the Magna Carta, is the distinction between the phrase "law of the land" and the "law of the kingdom" significant?

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How much oil was Germany able to secure after invasion of France?

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What is the first election where we have the specific numbers of votes and the names of candidates?

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Did people write on loose leaf or directly in notebook in middle age?

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What is this object?

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What uniform is shown in this portrait?

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What role did Congo play in the outbreak of WW1? [closed]

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What major figures don't have contemporary historiographers? [closed]

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When/where did men with families get less "disposable"? [closed]

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What is this bayonet I found in the ground while working under a house?

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Do any sources besides Livy record the first incident of serial murder by prominent Roman women in 331 B.C.?

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Did any British students or faculty at Harvard join the Continental Army during the 1770s?

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How did Japanese commanders react to the truth about the Battle off Samar?

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Why did Marx write Das Kapital altough he believed revolution doesn't come by reading books? [closed]

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Which pre-modern societies have had significant non-domestic roles for women? [closed]

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Which military uniform is shown in this swivel brooch?

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How does a country's military decide where to place draftees? [closed]

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What is this large bronze medallion?

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How can I review Cole MSS XXXIII, the description of the English polymath John Michell?

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How widely known was Wernher von Braun's past as a Nazi while he was in NASA?

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What happened in Ifta / Wolfmannsgehau in 1640, during the 30-years war?

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Who were the richest Germans before and during the Nazi era?

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What's the history of the use of crude oil for transportation before the Industrial Revolution? [closed]

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To what extent did the Nazi strategy of anti-semitism contribute to the Nazis gaining support? [closed]

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What is the historical origin of purple as a color indicating poison in Japanese visual media?

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What is known about "Japanese suicide bomb-infantrymen at Port Arthur during the 1904 – 1905 war"?

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During the 1980s, were most Hollywood celebrities (actors, directors, writers) politically Democratic and liberal?

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Did the early kingdoms of the Macedonian and Thracian Diadochi exert any control or influence over the region of ancient Israel/Judea?

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Were religious conversions in the Ottoman Empire mostly voluntary or involuntary? [closed]

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How have historians calculated the total number of votes in general elections which had plural voting?

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Did the Phoenician letter 𐤄 have any meaning on its own or in earlier writing systems? [migrated]


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