WWII gave historians quite a bit to talk about. Your history book covers a lot, but there are some overlooked stories that are inspiring and remarkable. These ace pilots are legendary.
To many people, the Middle Ages and the Dark ages are interchangeable terms. This however is very wrong, as a "dark age" is used to describe a time in which no achievement or advancements were made, but during the Middle Ages ideas of philosophy, science and engineering were being made every day.
What is a wooden nickel and what was it used for? Learn more about this odd American currency from the early 1930s.
This article provides an analysis of what the myth 'The Flight of Icarus' reveals about Ancient Greek Society as well as an analysis of sources featuring the myth
Ethical Theories applied to capital punishment: is it wrong to kill killers?
Is someone secretly living in your home? It was thought for many years that phrogging was just an Urban Legend; however, phrogging is indeed very real and several people have been caught doing it.
Tarrare was a bizarre Frenchman from the 18th century. What made him so bizarre was his insatiable appetite. This appetite put him in an amazing amount of odd situation, that made up his very odd life. From performing on the streets to his military service, nothing was ever normal with Tarrare.
Being a Ghigau, Nancy was not only allowed to sit in on counsel with the male leaders, but also had the power to spare captives. One such captive was Lydia Russell who was injured when she was captured just a day before a battle at Fort Watauga settlement which is now Elizabethton, Tennessee.
One declaration of love and the whole world changed. Henry the eighth had more influence on our modern life than you would think possible. For a start we wouldn't have the Internet! Here's why!