Weird history 101

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Adams Media Corp.,
Pub. Date:
1997.
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1st ed.
Language:
English
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By uncovering rare documents, eyewitness accounts and contemporary descriptions of episodes ranging from Viking funerals to the Vietnam war, the author reveals 85 true stories behind some of history's most fascinating events.
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subject_facetCuriosities and wonders -- United States -- History -- Sources
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