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Why can I visit battlefields, but not battleships?

36 votes
2 answers
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How were drawbridges and portcullises used tactically?

32 votes
3 answers
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How did off-grid UK homes in the 1800s generate gas?

20 votes
4 answers
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WW1 tunneling - bypassing the front line?

15 votes
2 answers
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How did the British keep Enigma 'snatches' secret?

10 votes
5 answers
4k views

Why wouldn't an ASDIC work immediately after a depth charge attack?

6 votes
1 answer
554 views

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

4 votes
1 answer
417 views

Could Egyptian hieroglyphs accurately record conversational day-to-day discussion?

4 votes
0 answers
253 views

What kept Egyptian Obelisks upright?

2 votes
2 answers
507 views

At the time of her death, were there any surviving witnesses to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II?

1 vote
2 answers
274 views

How was money transferred in early 1900s' Russia?

-3 votes
1 answer
850 views

Why is France a permanent member of the UN security council? [duplicate]