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Wladimir Palant
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How did Israel win the Six-Day War?

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When did the practice of formally "declaring war" cease and why?

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Why did the Soviet Union get 3 seats in the UN?

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When were swords last used in European warfare?

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Which Confederate State provided the most troops in the American Civil War?

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Why didn't Moldova unite with Romania?

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Why was Germany held accountable for WW1?

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Is there any research explicitly contradicting facts in Suvorov's "Icebreaker" book series claiming that Stalin intended to attack Hitler in 1941?

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How long would it take to travel from England to western Africa in the late 1890's?

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How unfavorable were the terms of Germany's "surrender" in WW1?

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In which document was the exact course of the northern part of the German-Polish border decided?

23 votes

Which came first: polytheism or monotheism?

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How was Israel able to build a powerful military within days of the formation of the state?

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Why did Hitler attack the Soviet Union when he was still busy fighting the United Kingdom?

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How did Alexander III of Macedon get the title "the Great"?

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Did the U.S. and Soviet Union have a submarine battle in 1968?

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When and where was salt as valuable as gold?

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What kind of labor was used to build the Egyptian pyramids?

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Were there originally seats in the elevators in the Eiffel Tower?

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What were the original casualty projections for Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

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How was Australia able to start to demobilize in 1944?

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What was the actual value of tea destroyed during the Boston Tea Party?

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Was Russo-Polish of 1919-1920 a war of independence?

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Why did Italy abandon its alliance with Germany in WW1 and join the Allied side?

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Why didn't Imperial Japan attack the Soviet Union during World War 2?

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What factors related to the Eastern Crisis contributed to the outbreak of World War 1?

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Plans for More Nuclear Warfare in Japan during WW2

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How well can cavalry fight infantry?

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Did any historically known figure produce such a quote?

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Who compared giving women the vote to giving cows the vote (& in what context)?