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48 votes
6 answers
12k views
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How was Germany able to hold itself together, while Austria-Hungary could not?

31 votes
3 answers
6k views

What is the origin of the "No Symbol"?

21 votes
1 answer
5k views

What was the purpose of the breastplate rings on samurai armor?

21 votes
3 answers
5k views

What is this metal box for, and where is it from?

12 votes
5 answers
3k views

Why did Russians have guns towards the end of the Mongol Yoke, but not the Mongols?

12 votes
2 answers
1k views

Did the Zone Rouge in France and Belgium make a difference in WWII?

12 votes
1 answer
1k views

Did people practice multiphasic sleep in the Middle Ages?

12 votes
4 answers
2k views

When, where, why did clean shaving for men become the norm?

12 votes
1 answer
3k views

Were "hitmen" a real historical occupation?

11 votes
1 answer
631 views

What was the first example of a foreign mercenary unit?

9 votes
1 answer
577 views

Why does English use Roman months, but Germanic days of the week?

8 votes
3 answers
954 views

How did Manuel Quezon convince the US to release the Philippines?

7 votes
2 answers
664 views

Why could the Soviet Baltic fleet not break out of the Gulf of Finland

6 votes
2 answers
393 views

Were the Quebecois ever considered higher-class because they spoke French?

5 votes
3 answers
968 views

Why did the US release the Phillipines as a colony?

5 votes
5 answers
5k views

How did member states of the Holy Roman Empire justify only including part of their land inside it?

5 votes
3 answers
642 views

Was there a semi-professional soldiering class in Early Middle Ages Europe?

5 votes
1 answer
426 views

Why was the Budjak annexed to Ukraine in 1940?

4 votes
4 answers
2k views

Did Stalin have full control of the government in 1936?

2 votes
3 answers
829 views

Why was being divided a boon for Europeans, but not for anyone else?

2 votes
0 answers
293 views

What did the peasants do in Japanese warfare?