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  • History Roundup 191 including Satan’s Face August 31, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    Today’s post is the index quiz and today‚Äôs links follow.

    1) Losing Lenin’s Head: 3.6 tonnes…

    2) Russian Ghost City in China: Harbin

    3) Satan’s Changing Face: through the centuries

    4) Faster than a Speeding Bullet: look out for the legends on slingshots

    5) When Indians Beat US in Air Wargames: despite US technological edge (fascinating)

    6) Roman Toilet Seat: Britain

    7) Home of the Welly Boot: Edinburgh

    8) Kaiser’s Palace to be Rebuilt: where WW1 began

    9) Mary Queen of Scots: going for a song

    10) Skull Returns Home: from Paris to New Caledonia

    And from the archives

    11) Torturing Guy

    Other links: Henry Kissinger on the New World Order, Brazillian female town again (fake), the library without books, and lego thieves.