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Struggling to find the right battle cry for the occasion? A well-timed war whoop can really help you get your point across. We’ve selected 5 of the best battle cries in human history. Take your pick. 1. “There is no land beyond the Volga!” When the Nazis surrounded Stalingrad in the summer of 1942, Read more
ISIS has always existed in two dimensions. One is the organization’s slick, high-tech recruiting machine, targeted at media-savvy, misguidedly idealistic Millennials around the world. This one lives online and works to turn minds. The other exists in the physical world, relying on the mass murder of Read more
Think you already know everything about World War II? Historian Theresa Kaminski’s new book Angels of the Underground: The American Women who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II just might convince you that there are still many amazing WWII stories just waiting to be told. Relea Read more
Yesterday, news broke that archaeologists may have found the long-lost tomb of Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Is your Ottoman history a little rusty? That’s okay. It’s been a long week. Suleiman I, dubbed “the Magnificent” on account of his magnificence, ruled over and substantially expand Read more