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    I love the show "Vikings" on history channel,

    just watched the latest episode and dont remember the last time i was in such high suspense and...emotional. Plus, the way they portray religion is amazing.
    braster25 braster25 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Although the day has already changed in Europe,

    here it is the last 20 minutes of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo in 1914. While not the cause, it was the precipitating event for WWI. While I don't care much about Hapsburg nobles, I think the anniversary...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    I love history.. People should learned about

    everything happen before and never to forget it.
    arkhamel arkhamel 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Ukrainians honoring a Waffen SS "Galicia

    Division" soldier who had died; Galicia Division was a Waffen SS division formed of Ukrainian volunteers. Because of the effects of the communist policies from Moscow, millions of Ukrainians died, and as a result, welcomed the German forces as liberators.
    HussaroftheSky HussaroftheSky 16-17, M Apr 21

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    TerrestrialWoden0783 TerrestrialWoden0783 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I am extremely into history i honestly don't

    know why but everything interests me from The American Revolution to The Cold War. Any article that i find on the internet about any known part of history i can't take my mind off of it. Idk what it is with me but i find it very interesting.
    EvaSolex EvaSolex 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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    I love history. I have always had a very

    curious mind, and I feel that an understanding of history is essential to understanding the world we see around us now. I am lucky enough to live in an area with a lot of history, and a lot of historical buildings and ruins of many eras still with us, which captured my interest...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    To be honest, any subject with a teacher of my

    preference is a subject I like ;)!
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    D Day , yesterday , 6th June 1944 here are

    some interesting links ! http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day/videos/d-days http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day/videos/allied-advance-stalls-at-normandy http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day/videos/a-key-to-victory http://www.history.com...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jun 7

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    I have always been interested in history

    particularly the victorian period and British military history. I own many history books and never tire of learning new things.
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    Maybe being 50% Greek being beating into my

    brain figuratively. I'm majoring in History in College fascinated by both the world wars. But I love ancient history better!
    Hillary1994 Hillary1994 18-21, F 14 Responses May 30

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    I Read Encyclopedias Like They're Novels.

    History has always been my first love, the topic of my daydreams, the focus of my life. I'm fascinated by the world and what made it how it is today. I read encyclopedias, atlases, National Geographics and history textbooks. This has filled my head with so many little tidbits...
    cinnamonlips cinnamonlips 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    soooo my history final is today

    which I did not study for over my 3 day weekend maybe I'll just wing it
    fabxcoolxdang fabxcoolxdang 13-15, F 2 Responses May 26

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    if you ever feel bad about yourself remember

    that george bush was once informed that 4 brazilian people were killed in iraq and he responded ‘how many is a brazilian’
    jamespasio26 jamespasio26 18-21, M Jun 30

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    I believe that ghost stories are linked in with

    history. It's really fascinating to me that a place or property is "haunted". Unsolved mysteries or even solved mysteries can trigger these type of events of the past to manifest in the present. History that is recorded or not recorded will show up in every day life. If you...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response Feb 7

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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S MOTHER: "Again with the

    stovepipe hat, Abe? Can't you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?"
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 22

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    I think good historical research is sometimes

    undermined by the modern media. So many so-called history programmes like to attract audiences with sensational theories and alleged discoveries. When it's subsequently shown that it's mostly nonsense, they don't have to give back the money they made, so they can't lose. In fact...
    Iggylad Iggylad 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Yes , not just i love it ,

    but i consider it as a guide for the humanity to make a better future , since without understanding the past , we will not be able to build a good future .
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    I enjoy every minute in class,

    its so interesting
    HopeIdk HopeIdk 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    I'm Writing A Historical Novel . . .

    . . . it's an erotic novel, but i swear i love the research as much as i love the erotic bits.  takes place in the early 13th century.  after the norman invasion, but there are still little pockets of saxon culture.  there is magic in it, but it's everyday magic...
    Lucinnda Lucinnda 56-60, F 26 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    The Ancient Of India

    Collections of interesting facts:*The game of chess was invented in India.*The birth of Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus happened in India.*The earliest school of medicine known to mankind was Ayurveda and it originated in India. It was consolidated 2500 years ago by Charaka...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    curious how many history buffs ever heard of

    the Battle of Chickamauga? Clue: its an American civil war battle
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Industrial History

    History is important to understand to get a glimpse of the future. Learning for example, how dictators gained power in the past is a window into how to prevent them from gaining that power today. History includes all types of activities including industrial history. By looking...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    History to me is like the novel mankind wrote

    without ink but rather their lives.
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M Jan 4, 2014

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    This is a picture of Moscow the day the day ww2

    ended if you don't know anything about ww2 then you should know that the Russians did the lions share of fighting and dying in the war against the nazis so the end of the war was way more of a relief to them When the news came they flooded the streets in what I can only imagine...
    Claywoo10 Claywoo10 18-21, M Jun 29

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    I'm posting a lot tonight,

    lol. Anyway, I've been watching this really cool series on YouTube called 'The Great War' which teaches about World War I sort of "as it happened". Every week they come out with a new video explaining the political and military situations of the war in that week a hundred years...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M May 1

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    Is History A Lost Art?

    I was watching a 60 minutes interview with historian David McCullough. In the interview, he said: We are children who are historically illiterate.  He goes on to say that a student at a mid western university said to him, Until your talk today, I didn't know that the original...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Abraham Lincoln Lost The Black Vote

    I got this title from a lecture by a historian at a bicentennial of Lincoln's birth . It's one of the great ironies of history that Abraham Lincoln's, the Great Emancipator, stock has fallen so sharply in the black community. David Blight, civil war historian and Harvard...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 7 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    I am always surrounded with people

    who dislike history. Like a lot. Believing it to be boring and having no value in their lives. Well that is far from true. I love history with a passion! Ever since I was a little girl. It has opened my eyes to the world in a whole new way. History teaches us about society...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I read a news report yesterday about members of

    ISIS destroying historic artifacts and places in Iraq. Groups like ISIS destroy these things because they are not interested in real truth. The "truth" - for ISIS, for Hitler, for the Taliban and tyrants both dead and alive - is in the lies they invent to serve their agendas...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M Mar 6

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    We Are A Product Of Our History

    What we are now or ever will be id due to where we have come from. It's our personal history. I think every person should know the history of the country in which they live. I don't think exact dates are that important just a general knowledge of what happened first etc. I...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    There are so many things today,

    that is better understood in the light of history. But as i heard some historian say i think, then it is nearly, if not totally impossible to get the complete history. everyone, everything... everything happening in every part of a country at once. It is amazing that we often...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 Responses May 20

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    (History in my mind) *Munich Agreement,

    1938. The end of the meeting with Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler.* Chamberlain: " Ok, Hitler. Everything is cool. We won't have to go to war or anything and you can just annex a tiny bit of Czechoslavakia. Ok? That's it. No more. Don't annex anything or anyone else. We...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 3 Responses May 1

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    History is just so interesting to me.

    There are so many stories and it is just really fun to learn. Also who doesn't want to learn all the stupid thing we have done at some points
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Jan 14

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    What I love about history is

    that there is so much to it. It is years and years full of interesting people, facts, ideas and beliefs. Some were amazing, some not so much. The only thing we can do is to learn from our past and shape the future.
    beautyangel beautyangel 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23, 2014

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    Why History?

    I was once asked why I loved history so much; after all, what practical purpose did it serve?  A question of this nature, it seems to me, is largely self-referential, already containing, in an age-old rhetorical fashion, its own answer. What practical use is history?  ...
    Constance1 Constance1 22-25, F 27 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    I love history of different countries .

    . So much can be related to the history to the present living and how the culture develops over ages .. And how things becomes relevant and irrelevant with time
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I love History so much!

    My family and friends think it is weird and when I tell new people I love History they ask "How much?". This is where people find it weird because I tell them "If History came in the form of a person, no matter the gender, looks, or personality; I would hands down marry it and...
    KatarinaWu KatarinaWu 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Je suis l'histoire l'histoire de

    specialement très interestby de mon pays la Belgique, Je Voudrais visiter Tous les lieux historiques Dans mon pays libre, je guide les Peuples la fin de semaine historique russels lieu de B et also Anvers Bruges Gand Louvain Mons Ainsi de Suite et si this interest Que...
    boeing707 boeing707 56-60, M Jun 9

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    Operation Barbarossa Today it’s

    exactly 70 years ago that the allied forces landed in Normandy and started with Operation Overlord, commonly referred to as D-Day. World leaders and veterans gathered today to remember the event. Operation Overlord was the largest military seaborne invasion in history. D-Day is...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 26-30, M 10 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    I love history more than the present.

    The current only disappoints and distracts. But forever is my yesterday and tomorrow.
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F Mar 28

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    This is Leutnant (Lieutenant) Hugo Gutmann.

    He was Hitler's officer during their service in the First World War. Ironically, Hitler's favourite medal which he always wore, the iron cross, was given to him by his Jewish officer.
    EngelH EngelH 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 28

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    History

    ......they say history has a way of repeating itself so i guess in a certain way it has an impact on our present and future thats why if you know your history then you will know where you are heading to.
    Borne Borne 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 7

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    I have always been fascinated by history.

    When I was little I loved Cleopatra and John F. Kennedy to name a couple. I always imagined myself living in a different era. English history has been my love since I was in high school or before. I especially love the Tudors. Anne Boleyn is my all time favorite historical...
    caitlin7781 caitlin7781 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    It's so interesting to read/watch about history.

    Crazy to think how relatively recent certain incidents and movements were. Kind of explains where we are now. Certain ideas in America are relatively new. And as new issues are currently arising, it's interesting to see cycles start all over again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21

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