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7 Craziest Wars in History

Here is a list of 7 Craziest Wars in History. 01. The Toyota War In the 1980s, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi dreamed of making his country into a great power in Africa. He used oil revenues to build a powerful army, funded revolutionaries and terrorists (including the guys behind the horrific civil wars in Liberia…… Read More »

The Icelandic government banned…

The Icelandic government banned the stationing of black American soldiers in Iceland during the Cold War so as to “protect Icelandic women and preserve a homogenous national body”. After pressure from the US military, the ban was eventually lifted in the late 1960s. The post The Icelandic government banned… appeared first on Crazy Facts. Source

20 Interesting Facts About Aircraft Carriers

Here are 20 Interesting Facts About Aircraft Carriers. 1-5 Interesting Facts About Aircraft Carriers 1. During WWII, the Japanese navy had submersible aircraft carriers. These carriers were able to carry three aircrafts underwater to their destinations, resurface, launch their planes and quickly dive again before they were discovered. – Source 2. One US aircraft carrier…… Read More »

Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist…

Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist who, after WWI, recognized the need for a strong Air Force. When the British government refused, she funded development of what became the Spitfire. She passed before WWII, and never saw how much that investment paid off. The post Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist… appeared first… Read More »