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Why was Poland spared from the Black Death?
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Did World War II-era bombs actually whistle?
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Why did Hitler not invade Sweden?
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Where did Hitler get the funds to invest in economic development programs such as the autobahn when the German economy was in a depression?
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Were Medieval Britons aware of the existence of the Roman Empire?
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Why was language not used to establish dominance throughout England 1066 AD–1360s CE?
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Last death caused by World War I
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Were there ever actual organizations of pirates?
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What is the meaning of a glove on the tail of monsters in illuminated manuscripts?
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How would Chess have been played in England in 1450-1600?
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How effective were longbow archers against plate-armored infantry?
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How was the Roman army in fact organized during Caesar's campaigns in Gaul?
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Were the Germans quoting Hamlet to describe their existential struggle in the Great War?
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Names in England during the Tudor period
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What is the origin of these WW1 "official history" maps?
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Is there a WW2 European bomb damage atlas?
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Were the dates of saints days moved as part of the Gregorian calendar reforms?
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What is the source of the claim that Enigma codebreaking efforts shortened the Second World War by years and saved millions of lives?
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Why were Norwegian crews flying for Bomber Command paid more than other RAF crews?
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Who said "Nature that framed us of four elements ... doth teach us all to have aspiring minds."?