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Legless fighter pilot Douglas Bader became Britain's top flying ace.
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In 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, was devastated by an exploding munitions ship.
Play along as we untangle six strange-sounding situations using yes-or-no questions.
In 1950, four patriotic Scots stole a historic national relic from Westminster Abbey.
Janusz Korczak tried to build an ideal society of children inside the Warsaw ghetto in 1942.
Herman Schuenemann sailed Christmas trees to Chicago until he disappeared in 1912.
The modern American sports spectacle began with an 1823 horse race between North and South.
In 1926, Charles Vance Millar left a fortune for the most prolific mother in Toronto.
Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko amassed 309 kills in World War II.
Denis Vrain-Lucas sold 27,000 false letters, by everyone from Plato to Louis XIV.