HDE 226868
  • Member for 7 years, 1 month
  • Last seen this week
  • A small planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse
34 answers
203 votes
183k views
51 bookmarks
Why did Hitler attack the Soviet Union when he was still busy fighting the United Kingdom?
7 answers
102 votes
194k views
22 bookmarks
Why was Poland spared from the Black Death?
2 answers
87 votes
16k views
19 bookmarks
How did people distinguish slaves from free people in Ancient Rome?
16 answers
71 votes
31k views
12 bookmarks
Has there ever been a truly multi-sided war?
6 answers
63 votes
23k views
13 bookmarks
Why did the Germans spare Allied troops trapped at Dunkirk?
7 answers
55 votes
13k views
6 bookmarks
Was WW1 generally foreseen?
8 answers
53 votes
14k views
7 bookmarks
Has there ever been a case when a traitorous military commander took command again for the side he betrayed?
6 answers
53 votes
28k views
12 bookmarks
When did worshipping of ancient Greek gods come to an end?
7 answers
48 votes
13k views
11 bookmarks
Why did Europe not see Roman-era numbers of men participating in battles until the 17th century?
3 answers
46 votes
17k views
3 bookmarks
Was Napoleon as short as "common knowledge" states?
5 answers
41 votes
19k views
3 bookmarks
What did Germany do in World War II about the different rail gauge in the Soviet Union?
6 answers
38 votes
6k views
5 bookmarks
Was Anne Frank's story common?
3 answers
38 votes
5k views
5 bookmarks
Which year in history had the highest ratio of non-natural deaths?
9 answers
38 votes
22k views
13 bookmarks
Why aren't there any Chinese colonies?
9 answers
37 votes
16k views
8 bookmarks
Has there ever been a battle with only a single survivor?
6 answers
35 votes
14k views
7 bookmarks
How did people travel to remote islands like Easter Island?
5 answers
35 votes
7k views
5 bookmarks
Is there any documented criticism of the brutality of the Colosseum from citizens at the time?
5 answers
34 votes
50k views
3 bookmarks
Did pirates really drink a lot of rum?
3 answers
33 votes
6k views
6 bookmarks
When did the hypocrisy to call a dictatorship "free, democratic, republic etc." start?
1 answers
32 votes
1k views
6 bookmarks
Did Kim Jong-Il wrest away power (rather than inherit it) from Kim Il-Sung in a power struggle?
6 answers
32 votes
14k views
4 bookmarks
Where does the name of the country "Belarus" come from?
5 answers
30 votes
13k views
6 bookmarks
Why didn't China assist in the Vietnam War like they did in Korea?
1 answers
29 votes
3k views
1 bookmarks
What is this household object from early 1900s rural Russia?
5 answers
29 votes
6k views
2 bookmarks
Did Churchill and Roosevelt know about the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, or the following secret pacts between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union?
7 answers
28 votes
16k views
4 bookmarks
Why did Great Britain switch its alliance to France?
1 answers
28 votes
6k views
5 bookmarks
What became of Nazi Germany's embassies in neutral countries?
10 answers
28 votes
15k views
5 bookmarks
When was the last time a reigning monarch personally participated in battle?
6 answers
27 votes
7k views
4 bookmarks
Why hasn't Russia maintained significant numbers of aircraft carriers?
3 answers
25 votes
7k views
4 bookmarks
Why did the Chinese Nationalist party members go to the island of Taiwan and not to any other island?
5 answers
23 votes
7k views
2 bookmarks
Did military operation names ever have any meaning?