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The Surprising Way a Confederate Submarine Crew Died at the Hands of Its Own Weapon

During the latter stages of the American Civil War, the H.L. Hunley made history by becoming the first combat submarine to sink an enemy ship. The Confederate crew never returned from its mission, sparking a mystery that’s lasted for over 130 years. An exhaustive new analysis suggests these pioneering submariners…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Racists Threaten Violence as Confederate Monuments Pulled Down in New Orleans

From time to time, various countries have to deal with political movements that can only be branded as reprehensible. Fascism in Italy, Nazism in Germany, the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, and so on. And in most cases when those movements collapse under the…

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