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Here's our February issue, in addition to the magazine members also received a free vintage magazine from our collection going back 70 years, a History Crossword and a FREE poster
The story behind the building of the Berlin Wall.... Firestone's unsavory activities in Africa-all for the sake of cheap rubber!.... Stories behind the headlines in 1914..... Famous and funny Epitaphs..... The Plot to steal Lincoln's corpse..... The superstar sports women of the 1860's who walked 100's of miles for big prize money...... Two pioneering women aviators form the early 1900s whose fame came to a tragic end........ and much more...
The Millionairess who invented Forensic Science The 800 year old document that changed the World The forgotten explorer who mapped more of North America than Lewis & Clark How and why in 3 days 1.5million people were evacuated from London A forgotten (and failed) Florida Plantation that was the largest European settlement before the American Revolution The history of April Fool pranks and some of the best from history
Two of the greatest deceptions in WW2-Operations Fortitude and Mincemeat! The Best selling books from the last 150 years you've never heard of. Forgotten facts about Ulysses S Grant. The tragic stories behind the building of the Panama Canal The Victorians mania for Phrenology Forgotten headlines from 1921's newspapers. The Presidential letters that stopped WW3 Forgotten face from history-the first 'supermodel'-Audrey Munson +Book Reviews, 'This month in History' & more
The 7 maps that changed the way we looked at the World. The crazy 'tunneling' English Duke who created a world underground. Who were the Knights Templar-and their contribution to modern banking. Where did that $6bn in Iraq? The top tourist attract in 1860's Paris was...the morgue. The 90 year project to 'map the world' that was killed off by modern aviation. The man who saved babies by making them an amusement park sideshow. And much, much more.
The forgotten story of Opium, wars, money and political intrigue The Lebensborn Project-When Eugenics was actively used by Nazi Germany--and a look at Eugenics in the USA! Seven of the World's greatest Eccentrics. History of "Independence Days" around the World The man who found a cure for Polio. 1816-the Year without a Summer....and more!
The hidden history of the Olympics, its scandals and origins. How close were Germany and Japan to launching an Atomic Bomb in WW2? The incredible life of Jacque Duquesne-con man, spy, soldier, journalist. The great Arkansas Pearl Rush Letters home form the War front, sad, memorable, personal histories. The teenage girl who drove round the World in 1921 The most Honest Realtor of all time-his hysterically funny and brutally candid property ads made him famous and rich.
The 100 most influential people of all time-we look behind the famous names The forgotten white slave trade to America Why the US Secret Service was REALLY started (it wasn't to protect the President!) The forgotten story of the first electric cars. A famous President's speech from history, very relevant to today. The 2000 year old computer. Stories from the Great Plague of 1665 that could have been written today.