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Building Wildcat Wade’s Spitfire Vb

As the Battle of Britain raged, Reichsmarchall Hermann Göring reportedly asked Luftwaffe ace Adolf Galland if there was anything he ...
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February 2021 Readers’ Letters

Readers share dispatches about Billy the Kid's colorized tintype, Custer subordinate Frederick Benteen, transcontinental railroads, the Dakotas and horses ...
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National WWI Museum Opens ‘Why Keep That?’ Exhibit

Those old ticket stubs from Britney Spears’ 2001 Oops!… I Did It Again Tour that you held onto for absolutely ...
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Chocolate’s Sweet History: From Elite Treat to Food for the Masses

Mankind’s love affair with chocolate stretches back more than five millennia. Produced from the seeds of tropical cacao trees native ...
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How Cesar Chavez Joined Larry Itliong to Demand Farm Workers’ Rights

In the late 1960s, grapes grabbed national attention—and not in a good way. Newly organized farm workers, fronted by Mexican-American ...
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The P-47 “Jug” Hit the Germans Hard in the Air and on the Ground

World War II saw three U.S. Army Air Forces fighters of consequence: everybody’s favorite, the North American P-51; the remarkable ...
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Shirley Chisholm: Facts About Her Trailblazing Career

Shirley Chisholm is widely known for her history-making turn in 1972 when she became the first African American from a ...
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Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones and consume the bone marrow

(Tel-Aviv University) - Using advanced scientific methods, researchers from Tel Aviv University found that stone tools of the type known ...
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Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe

(University of Cambridge) Changes in Western European burial practices spread rapidly during the 6th - 8th centuries AD, providing strong ...
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Rocks show Mars once felt like Iceland

A comparison of chemical and climate weathering of sedimentary rock in Mars' Gale Crater indicate the region's mean temperature billions ...
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