The strangest battle of the Second World War happened in its closing days, when US Army and German Wehrmacht troops fought side by side to free French political prisoners being held by the SS.
Sherman tank in Germany photo from Wiki Commons
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It is often said that the last invasion of the British Isles was at Hastings in 1066. But that is not quite true.
The French fleet at Fishguard, a contemporary engraving photo from Wiki Commons
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The first human-made nuclear fission reactor was constructed in the United States during the Second World War, as part of the Manhattan Project. But, remarkably, Mother Nature had already produced her own nuclear fission reactor, billions of years ago in Africa.
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ost Internet Conspiracy Theories are relatively harmless, just idiotic speculations passed around online by nutjobs and having no connection to the real world. But the Pizza-Gate CT was different: the Crackpots here came very close to actually killing people.
Cheese Pizza–also known as “Child Porn”
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The Mark 5 nuclear weapon was the first lightweight bomb produced by the US at the dawn of the Cold War, and also became the first missile warhead.
Mark 5 nuclear bomb
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