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Posts about history, including key events, chronicles, and historical records and accounts for various people, countries, cities, and institutions.

Warsaw Uprising Museum - Replica of Liberator B-24J Bomber

Visiting the Warsaw Uprising Museum

Crucial in understanding the Polish people, history, & identity is to learn of the Warsaw Uprising, and the Rising Museum is the best place to do so.
Warsaw Uprising Museum - Nazi Collage

A Brief History of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944

The Warsaw Uprising was a major event during World War II, and a very important part of Polish history.
Vasa warship at Vasamuseet, the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden

The Vasa Museum & the Warship’s History, Stockholm, Sweden

A history of Vasa, Sweden's largest warship, and the Vasamuseet that houses it in Stockholm today.
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15 Fascinating Facts About Swedish History

Sweden has a long and colorful history, going back many centuries in great detail. Here are fifteen different facts about Swedish history that you may find funny, amusing, and fascinating.
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Why Do USA Citizens Call Themselves “Americans”?

It seems unfair, narcissistic, and arrogant, argue some, for citizens of the United States of America to call themselves "Americans."

Marco Polo: The Original Travel Blogger

Marco Polo, that famous Venetian explorer from almost a millennium ago in ancient Italy, could be regarded as a travel blogging pioneer.