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Soviet Young Pioneers (1922-91)
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The Biscari Massacre, U.S. War Crime (World War II)
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Omaha Beach, D-Day (June 6, 1944)
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On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest amphibious landing operation the world has ever seen - Operation Neptune. In all five sectors allied troops, despite the element of surprise, sustained great casualties. However, one of them was more d..
Operation Rolling Thunder (1965 - 68)
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The Italian invasion of Abyssinia (1935-36)
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At five am on the 3rd of October 1935 Italian forces crossed into Abyssinia, modern day Ethiopia, signalling the start of the Second Italian-Abyssinian War. The war’s outcome would not only change the face of Africa but the political rifts it caus..
Pope Urban II orders the First Crusade (1095)
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In November 1095 the Pope, Urban II, held a speech at the Council of Clermont, calling for a war of liberation. The war was to be waged by volunteers who vowed to fight. By calling all Christians to war against the Muslims, so that they could help ..
Salvo (Military Tactic)
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Sanitäter German medic (World War II)
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During the Second World War, the German Army had a well organized and highly skilled medical service. The Sanitäter, popularly known as “Sanis” were always on the frontline with combat troops, ready to jump in to help wounded men. Become a Si..
Flamethrower Trooper (World War I)
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Simo Häyhä 'The White Death' (World’s Deadliest Sniper)
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Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon www.patreon.com/simplehistory Simo Häyhä is considered to be the greatest sniper of all time , reported to have taken 505 kills. All of his sniper kills would be achieved during the Winter ..
The Russian Revolution (1917)
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The year is 1917. Millions of Russians had been either killed or wounded. The Russian people were angry at Tsar Nicholas II for getting Russia into the war. Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon www.patreon.com/simplehistory?t..
The US Army & German Wehrmacht VS Waffen SS - Battle for Castle Itter 1945
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On 5 May 1945, a few days after Hitler’s suicide, American soldiers under command of US Army Captain John C. "Jack" Lee, Jr. teamed up with a number of Wehrmacht soldiers under German major, Josef Sepp Gangl who was opposed to the Nazis to rescue V..
The Korean War (1950–53)
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Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon www.patreon.com/simplehistory At the end of the Korean War, after 2 years of negotiation, an armistice was signed on July 27, 1953, at Panmunjom on the 38th parallel. A demilitarised zone was ..
The Soldier who fought in 3 Armies
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Lauri Törni / Larry Thorne was a U.S. Special Forces officer during the Vietnam War, who had also been in World War II, as a Commander in the German Army and before that a Finnish Army Jaegar trooper. Get your Simple History Merch here: tee..
Erwin Rommel - The Desert Fox
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Strange Deaths in History (20th Century)
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Tiananmen Square Massacre (1989)
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Tiananmen Square, in the heart of the Chinese capital Beijing, has been a place of enormous significance in modern Chinese history. For seven weeks in the spring and early summer of 1989, it was the focus of unparalleled protests by students and wo..
Strange Famous Deaths in History
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Create your own website today with Wix: www.wix.com/go/simplehistory History has shown some strange deaths. Let's look at some of the most unfortunate and bizarre famous deaths from the 20th century. Please consider supporting our videos ..
The Yamato - Largest battleship in History (Behemoth)
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Why did Cosmonauts take Shotguns into Space?
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Attack of the Dead Men (Strange Stories)
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Sponsored by Cash Quiz, get the app free here: bnc.lt/cashquiz-app-13 In 1915 the Osowiec Fortress on the Eastern Front would see a shocking event, of men reanimating from a gas attack that should have killed them.. Please consider supporti..
Aztec Sacrifice
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The PIAT (Anti-tank weapon)
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The Gallipoli Campaign (1915)
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Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon www.patreon.com/simplehistory By the 1915, the war on the Western Front had fallen into stalemate. The Allied powers fighting in Belgium and France were considering opening a new front. Pl..
Plague Doctor
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The Plague Doctor's costume was designed to protect you from what was thought of as "evil" smells or bad air which was seen as the cause of infection at the time. This is now known as the medically obsolete ‘Miasma theory’. Please consider sup..
The POW who blinked a secret message on TV
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Captured in the Vietnam War, by enemy forces a U.S. POW sent a secret message in front of this captors. Become a Simple History member: chclip.net/user/simplehistoryjoin Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/simplehistory Copyrig..
WWI Factions: The Indian army
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Faction: The Indian Army The First World War When the war broke out in 1914 there was growing political unrest in India against British rule. Germany had even tried to stir up anti-british movements and rebellion. However such fears were put to ..
Rasputin, the man who wouldn't die (Strange Stories)
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Create your own website with Wix and support the Simple History channel! go to: www.wix.com/go/simplehistory On the night of December 29th 1916, Prince Felix Yusupov and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich invited Rasputin to a small party at the..
The Siege of Leningrad (1941-44)
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The Siege of Leningrad was one of the longest sieges in history. The German forces were to hold the city under siege therefore starving the soviet defenders to death. However, they did not expect such a heroic resistance by the Leningrad defenders....
The Medic Who fought a War without a Weapon
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Desmond Doss was not your average hero. He would become a Medal of Honor recipient, the United States of America's highest and most prestigious military award, as a combat medic who saved many of his comrades lives in battle without firing a single ..
The Bob Semple Tank - "The Worst Tank ever Built"
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Sniper Decoys: Dummy Heads
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The job of making decoy heads out of paper mache was entrusted to camouflage units, who were working in their small improvised workshops on the front lines. Sculptors working in these workshops made a huge variety of decoy heads with great precisi..
Ned Kelly - The Armored Criminal (Strange Stories)
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How did people try to ‘cure’ the Plague? (Flagellants)
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However, while some people tried to cure the plague by punishing others, some tried to cure it by punishing themselves. This form of religious self-punishment was known as flagellation and it experienced a revival on a new scale because of the Black..
Fall of Hong Kong (1941)
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Initially Winston Churchill regarded the territory as a outpost and would not reinforce it against impending attack and reduced the British garrison there to fight the ongoing war in Europe. From September 1941, he reversed this decision and increa..
Gurkha (World War II)
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Become a Simple History member: chclip.net/user/simplehistoryjoin Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/simplehistory Being among the finest soldiers in entire Empire, the British Army recruited Gurkhas whenever reliable man power ..
The Cannibal Escape (Strange Stories)
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ME 262 Jet Fighter
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Why were tanks cemented into the ground?
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D-Day (1944)
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By June 6th 1944, the Allies had landed 150,000 men in Normandy. The five beaches were secure and the troops were pushing inland. The Allies had gained air and sea superiority, however the landing forces were not as strong as they could have been d..
King Leopold II & the Congo Free State (1885-1908)
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Between 1885 and 1908, the Belgian King Leopold II personally ruled the Congo Free State, which was also known as the Independent State of the Congo. Because he ruled the state personally, he had total control of its resources and had to answer to ..
How Brutal Were The British Prison Colonies?
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The Frontiersman who came back from the dead for Revenge
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Become a Simple History member: chclip.net/user/simplehistoryjoin Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/simplehistory The year was 1822 and appeared in the Missouri Republican newspaper was an ad requiring 'One Hundred enterprising..
How to survive the Wild West (1800s)
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Yee-haw! Check out our sponsor Wix! Support the Simple History channel by going to: www.wix.com/go/simplehistory Though there were fortunes to be made, life was undoubtedly tough and very, dangerous on the American Frontier. So this is how ..
The Actor who staged a Coup and committed Seppuku (Strange Stories)
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The Blitz (1940-41)
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Become a Simple History member: chclip.net/user/simplehistoryjoin Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/simplehistory On the 7th September, 1940 Germany started bombing civilian targets in an attempt to get Britain to surrender int..
The Pilot who shot down a Plane with a Pistol while Parachuting
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What did Henry VIII eat? Tudor Feast
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This episode is Sponsored by Wix! Support the Simple History channel by going to: www.wix.com/go/simplehistory Dining for the nobility during the Tudor period was about much more than just food. The size of a household and the quantity and v..
Czech Hedgehog (World War II Tech)
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Nazi Germany Propaganda: The Radio (1923-45)
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The Nazi party used radios to spread its message to new followers, especially pushing the argument that Germany had been wronged by the Treaty of Versailles. Alongside posters, school programs, and other more obvious forms of indoctrination, the r..