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Is it true that "All spicy food is from Latin America"?

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How were Martello towers supposed to work?

54 votes

Was the Wehrmacht a mechanized army?

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Why weren’t the Dutch and Belgian borders fortified with wire, trenches, mines, etc., as it became clear Germany would invade during WW2?

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Were women the property of men prior to 1919 in the UK?

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Was there a Japanese equivalent of the Gestapo during WW2

32 votes

How and when was the modern company ownership structure invented?

29 votes

Transatlantic Zeppelin trips usually took > 100 hours. How did they stock enough food, and where did they sleep?

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Why did the Allies lose the Battle of France (1940)?

25 votes

Did line infantry units have designated marksmen?

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How can I properly learn the history of a country whose language I don't speak or read?

20 votes

Why didn't line infantry tactics try to keep up a constant volley of fire?

17 votes

What was the last religion to become 'extinct'?

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Did any contemporary sources write about Jesus?

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Why did the Schlieffen Plan prioritize invading France?

15 votes

Did any ancient polytheistic religion hold that theirs was the only pantheon?

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How did passengers keep warm on sail ships?

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Why did the Roberts Treaty of 1833 have a Portuguese translation annexed to it?

14 votes

Was California named after a Moorish ruler called Queen Calafia?

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What was Japan's grand strategy in WW2?

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Why were so many female members of Hapsburg family named Maria something?

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Have sanctions ever stopped a nation from starting or continuing a war?

13 votes

What's the point of fortified castles inside fortified cities?

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How did the email client industry develop?

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What was the military strength of the participants in the Falklands conflict?

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Is there any footage of the Chernobyl explosion?

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What animals did South East Asians ride in the Middle Ages?

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Which submarine was invented first?

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How did knights in full suits of armor eventually die in combat? What were the most common causes of death for soldiers in full-body plate armor?

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Did the US provide oil assistance to Germany during WW2?

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