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War is Hell. If history shows us anything, it is that war is a timeless tradition with timeless stories.

December 12, 2020
1953 Iranian Coup
The British Stole the Booty
In 1953, Great Britain and the United States conspired together to overthrow the democratically elected government of Iran. This is an incredibly interesting story and provides a look into the mindset of world leaders in the 50s.
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November 14, 2020
Alan Turing
The Evil Queen, and her Poison Apple
Alan Turing was a genius inventor during WWII who directly assisted the Allied Forces victory. But his life was far from happy, as was his unfortunate death.
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October 31, 2020
The Atrocities of Unit 731
Unit 731 was a Japanese WWII research and experimentation facility where a number of depraved and sadistic acts took place. We take a hard look at its creation and ultimate downfall.
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October 10, 2020
Julius Caesar
Blinded by Blood
In this article, we’ll be taking our Unfortunate History chariots back in time to the land of togas, gladiators, and being fed grapes on day beds as we discuss the one and only Gaius Julius Caesar.
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July 13, 2020
The Great Emu War of Australia
So Much Blood
The Great Emu War of Australia rocked Western Australia in 1932 and left thousands (of emus) dead. Read on to find out who actually won the war. You may be surprised.
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June 19, 2020
Digby Tatham Warter
The Umbrella Soldier
Major Digby Tatham Warter was an umbrella-wielding commander during the Battle of Arnhem that occurred during World War II.
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May 20, 2020
Tsutomu Yamaguchi
The Atomic Man
Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on the day it was bombed by the US with the dropping of Little Boy, the first atomic bomb ever used in armed conflict. If that wasn't worse enough, he was also in Nagasaki days later when the second atomic bomb was dropped. This article discusses his life and the terrible details of both days.
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April 25, 2020
The French Cannibal
Tarrare was a French cannibal during the French Revolution who is described as having an abnormally insatiable appetite. This is a truly strange tale of espionage, cannibalism, and, possibly, murder.
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