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  • History Roundup 244 including Really Amelia? October 30, 2014

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    History Roundup 244 including Really Amelia?

    Today’s post is on first machine gun casualty and today’s links follow. 1) Dogs of War: Somme etc 2) Amelia Found: Pacific 3) Leonardo, Magic and Hitler: Turin 4) Nazis in the CIA: US 5) World’s First CD Rom: Crete 6) Stolen Bodies: the graveyard 7) Witches through the Ages: Africa 8) Napoleonic Memories: France (amazing […]

    History Roundup 241 including Homer’s Flames October 27, 2014

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    History Roundup 241 including Homer's Flames

    Today’s post is on non-saluting German and today’s links follow. 1) The Flames that inspired Homer? Turkey 2) MI5 Foiled Nazis: Britain 3) Columbus, a Flawed Hero: Spain and the Americas (love the lead picture!) 4) First Space Walk: Outer Space 5) How Africa Should Look Today: Mapland 6) Robert Louis Stevenson Unplugged: Scotland 7) […]

    History Roundup 240 including Historic UFOs October 26, 2014

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    History Roundup 240 including Historic UFOs

    Today’s post is on medieval conversion in Japan and today’s links follow. 1) UFO at Soccer Match: Italy 2) The Dunston Pillar: England 3) Ingrowing Curtain Ring: you owe it to yourself not to read this perhaps particularly if you are a man… 4) UFO in art: Romania 5) Glass of the King Over the […]

    History Roundup 239 including Keeping Your Girl Interested October 25, 2014

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    History Roundup 239 including Keeping Your Girl Interested

    Today’s post is on medieval conversion in Japan and today’s links follow. 1) Corset Myths and Facts: Middle parts 2) Mad Archives Online: Britain 3) 5 Forgotten Facts About Slavery: US 4) Emperor of the US: San Francisco 5) Learning from Spanish Flu: Michigan 6) Keeping Your Girl Interested: Gentile England 7) Elephant Revenge: London […]

    History Roundup 238 including St Paul’s Viper October 24, 2014

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    History Roundup 238 including St Paul's Viper

    Today’s post is on medieval conversion in Japan and today’s links follow. 1) Amazon Speed Dating: Scythia 2) St Paul and the Snake: Malta 3) Lactose Intolerance Again: Prehistoric Europe 4) Eric Hobsbawm: A USSR hell according to the author… 5) Saving Ugbrooke Park: Earnest England 6) Getting Around Pornography Legislation: US (also this old […]

    History Roundup 237 including Easy Rider Sale October 23, 2014

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    History Roundup 237 including Easy Rider Sale

    Today’s links follow. 1) How Much Did Easy Rider Sell For: auction house 2) Curse of Scottish Castle: Loch Ness 3) 32 who didn’t Come Home: Scotland, WW1 4) Hedgehog History: stomach and folk cures 5) Saving Last Gallipoli Boat: UK 6) New Victorian Photo Archive: UK 7) Museum of Curiosities: London 8) Vampire Slaying: […]

    History Roundup 236 including The Truth about Tut October 22, 2014

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    History Roundup 236 including The Truth about Tut

    Today’s links follow. 1) Tutankhamun had Girlish Hips and Buck Teeth: 2) Victorian Book of Dead Review: love the puppets 3) How Marijuana Conquered the World: Everywhere 4) Oldest Art Threatened: Australia 5) Excavating Films: West Coast 6) Footprint in the Sand: somewhere in the Pacific 7) New Holy Well: Devon 8) Weird Take on […]

    History Roundup 235 including Book of the Dead October 21, 2014

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    History Roundup 235 including Book of the Dead

    Today’s post is on a strange Irish ceremony and today’s links follow. 1) Victorian Book of Dead is Here: been waiting for a long time… 2) Medieval Bark Note: Russia 3) New Ancient Greek Poem: Turkey 4) 16 Cent Dance Plague: Europe 5) Witch Bottle: England 6) Mountain Battle Archaeology: The Alps 7) Modern Air Superiority: […]

    History Roundup 234 including Tarantula Hell October 20, 2014

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    History Roundup 234 including Tarantula Hell

    Today’s links follow. 1) Somme Survivor Buys it at Loos: Sunderland 2) Mad Gay Granddad: London 3) Tarantula Hell: US and Cuba 4) Black History Denial? UK 5) Women Spies: US 6) Chariot Turns Up: UK 7) The Giantess! Scotland 8) Pre Neanderthal: France and from the archives 9) Flinders Island Other links: hogwarts does sex […]

    History Roundup 233 including Dandy in Distress October 19, 2014

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    History Roundup 233 including Dandy in Distress

    Today’s links follow. 1) Elvis Becomes a Soldier: US photos 2) History of Tattoos: Published in Australia 3) Fossilised Bladder Stone: cemetery 4) Fool’s Gold: Staffordshire 5) Cat Attack: Newport, England (loved the picture) 6) Psychiatrist Germany Raid: Scotland 7) An Archaeologist Remembers: US 8) Dandy in Distress: England and from the archives 9) Black Cats […]

    History Roundup 232 including Mermaids, Murder and Sex October 18, 2014

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    History Roundup 232 including Mermaids, Murder and Sex

    Today’s links follow. 1) Mermaids, Murder and Sex: Oceans of the world 2) Silly Victorian Photos: UK 3) Spirit of Place: Cornwall 4) IWM and Colonials: London 5) Neanderthals and Projectiles: France 6) US Helped Sadam Gas? Iraq 7) Ancient Sundial? Russia 8) The Kissing Bandit: US Baseball and from the archives 9) Julian in the […]

    History Roundup 231 including Harold Survived Hastings! October 17, 2014

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    History Roundup 231 including Harold Survived Hastings!

    Today’s post is on mad fighting Florence and today’s links follow. 1) Harold Survived Hastings: South Coast 2) Runaway Wife or Murder: New England 3) Adrienne Mayor: one of the greatest bizarrists alive… ALL HAIL 4) Slappers Past, the Mitfords: Britain, France, Nazi Germany… 5) Ideology Experiment: Berlin (first split a country in half) 6) Plaid Madness: England […]

    History Roundup 230 including the Canadian Journalist Drowned by Hitler? October 16, 2014

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    History Roundup 230 including the Canadian Journalist Drowned by Hitler?

    Today’s post is on mad fighting Florence and today’s links follow. 1) The WW1 Bedroom: France (heartbreaking) 2) Japanese Balloon Bomb: Canada 3) First African American Pilot: WW1 (Remembering the WW2 AA fighters) 4) Crape and Coffin Threat: US 5) Journalist Who Went Missing After Meeting Hitler: Canada, Germany and Ocean 6) Harvest Festivals Past: England 7) Major […]

    History Roundup 229 including Bulgarian Vampire Grave October 15, 2014

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    History Roundup 229 including Bulgarian Vampire Grave

    Today’s post is on mad fighting Florence and today’s links follow. 1) Vampire Grave: Bulgaria 2) Worship the Storm God: Israel 3) Antique Mass Graves: Turkey 4) Eleanor and the Dead: Medieval England 5) Legal Hobby: Ohio 6) WW1 Grave Recorder: UK 7) Headache Blues: loved the picture 8) Sleeping in Car with Coins: Roman Britain and […]

    History Roundup 228 including Killing with YOUR STD October 14, 2014

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    History Roundup 228 including Killing with YOUR STD

    Today’s links follow. 1) Killing Nazis with STDs: Czech Republic 2) How War Saves Lives (except in the Stone Age): Everywhere 3) Time Capsule Opened: US 1914 4) Dredging Up Objects: World Oceans 5) Hawk Settlement: UK (don’t know why but this place gave me tremors) 6) Hydraulic Telegraph: Rome etc 7) Bronze Age Silver Queen: […]

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