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The Assassination Attempt on FDR

The 1932 Presidential elections may have been the most consequential in recent American history. But the results were almost overturned by a man with a gun.

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Greek Fire

Greek fire was the most terrifying weapon of its day. It was a flammable liquid that could be sprayed on its target from a distance, could not be put out easily, and burned even on water. To this day, we do not know how it was made.

Greek fire                                             photo from WikiCommons

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