One Of The Last Links To The Nazis’ Inner Circle Dies At 106

One of the last survivors of the Nazi inner circle, Brunhilde Poncell died at her home in Munich on Friday at the age of 106, the only survivor of Hitler’s last days of madness in a Berlin bunker. Goebbels commissioned Poncell to serve as his private secretary from 1942 to 1945, dictating while Poncell transcribed …

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How the Great Depression Affected Working Women: Underpaid, But Employed

The 1929 Stock Market Crash led to the loss of employment for millions of Americans during the Great Depression. Women’s employment rates, however, increased for one group of persons. Women working in the US increased from 10.5 million to 13 million between 1930 and 1940, a 24 percent increase. The positions open to women—so-called “women’s …

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A Look Inside The Brutal But Necessary Work Of A Medieval Plague Doctor

Tasked with treating victims of the Black Death, plague doctors wore all-leather suits and beak-like masks to avoid catching the fatal disease. The Black Death was the deadliest epidemic of bubonic plague in history, wiping out some 25 million Europeans alone in just a few years. Out of desperation, cities hired a new breed of …

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Horrifying Monsters of Greek Mythology

The monsters in Greek mythology were the nemesis of the gods and goddesses and would strike terror in the hearts of the Ancient Greek populace. There are so many monsters within the vast mythology of the Ancient Greeks. Here are the most famous and significant monsters will be highlighted and discussed. #Greekmythology #ancientgreek #ancient #history

The Black Death

The Black Death, also known as the Bubonic Plague, was a devastating pandemic that swept through Europe in the 14th century. It is estimated to have killed between 75-200 million people, or up to 50% of the continent’s population. The plague was spread by fleas on rats, and was transmitted to humans through bites. Symptoms …

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Stalin

#Stalin was a ruthless dictator who caused immense suffering and death to millions of people. His dark legacy still haunts us today. #History #DarkHistory

Voodoo vs How Hoodoo

We sincerely hope you enjoyed our new Audio Book “Hoodoo for Beginners”. We would greatly appreciate your feedback with an honest review on: First and foremost, we are always looking to grow and improve as a team. It is reassuring to hear what works, as well as receive constructive feedback on what should improve. Second, …

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Chinese Revolution of 1949

The Chinese Revolution of 1949 set the stage for ongoing tensions and fear of invasion in Taiwan. Decades of political and cultural repression continue to fuel concerns over the island’s autonomy. #TaiwanInvasion #ChinaPolitics

Cuban Missile Crisis

Just learned about the Cuban Missile Crisis and how close we came to nuclear war. It’s a sobering reminder of the importance of diplomacy and communication in international relations #CubanMissileCrisis #History