The history you learned was probably too boring to properly shape your paradigm. These are 25 mind boggling facts that will change your perspective on history.
20. Julius Caeser’s army once split apart to perform a flanking manuever and spent hours in a standoff against itself
15. It is said that for every American killed during World War II about 21 Soviet soldiers were killed.
10. The last widow of a Civil War soldier died in 2003. Gertrude Janeway was 18 when she married 81 year old John Janeway in 1927
5. The current U.S. flag was designed by 17 year old Robert Heft for a school project. He received a B minus. When the president selected his design the teacher changed his grade to an A
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