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Has NATO ever started a war?

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What is a major historical event historians are deeply divided over?

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How was the Luftwaffe able to destroy nearly 4000 Soviet aircraft in 3 days of operation Barbarossa?

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What was Japan's grand strategy in WW2?

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"Never fight a land war in Asia." Okay, has anyone won a NON-land war in Asia?

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Why Were Madagascar and New Zealand Discovered So Late?

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How true is this observation concerning battle?

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Did the King of Siam offer war elephants to the Union during the Civil War?

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Are there historical wars in which both sides commited genocide on each other?

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Has any country ever diverted an international flight in order to arrest a wanted person?

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

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Did Diaochan really love Lü Bu?

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Are there historical examples of civilization reaction to learning about impending doom?

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What wars or other serious crises have been caused by translation?

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Have any national leaders been kept unaware of their own wars?

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Have any spies ever managed to keep their identity secret from their handlers?

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Why did armies meet on the battlefield, and how often did they? (medieval times)

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Have there been any great female military commanders?

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At the end of WW2, multiple German leaders either committed suicide or made preparations to do so -- was this unprecedented?

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Why did Chrstianity spread so easily?

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Has any country won a war, but lost a non-trivial portion of its territory?

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Was any war started by a country (both of its people and leadership) knowing defeat was inevitable?

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Why did Napoleon divide his army during the retreat from Smolensk?

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Had anyone envisioned a "wipeout" scenario for Japan in the Pacific for World War II?

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Has there been a war whose declared goal was a mere land grab without any attempts to ethically justify it?

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Has there ever been a battle with only a single survivor?

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Have there been government conspiracies that were successful for over 25 years?

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Which battle was the most lopsided result in terms of casualties?

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Why has English become the global language?

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Why did the US have a plan for the event of war against Britain in the 1920s?