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From raging rivers to towering mountains, the smallest countries to the biggest civilizations, explore our world by trying your hand at these geography puzzles.
Accidents happen, they say, but some actually make the world a better place. Where would we be without the accidental discoveries of beer, penicillin or Popsicles?
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10 of History's Happiest Accidents
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- Historical Figures
- History vs. Myth
- Central & South America
- North America
- Polar History
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- World Wars
World War II was a horrific period in history during which 50 million people perished from death camps, atomic bombs, and years of battle. Often called the Janus event of the 20th century, WWII is truly unforgettable. Learn how the Allies defeated Nazi Germany.
This World War II timeline highlights key events from January 1944 through July 1944. On June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history was launched, thereby turning the tide of the war. Follow the events of World War II, including the D-Day invasion.