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  • [War fact 1] During the Cold War maps distributed in the US utilized distorted map projections to make the USSR and Vietnam seem larger, closer and more "menacing."


  • [War fact 2] During World War 2, prisoners of war in Canada were treated so nicely that they didn't want to leave Canada when released.


  • [War fact 3] During WWII, L Ron Hubbard once led a 68 hour battle against two Japanese submarines which he claimed: "definitely sunk, beyond doubt". An analysis later concluded that there were never any submarines in the area.


  • [War fact 4] In 1947, India and Pakistan still had British Officers in their armies. When the first Indo-Pakistan War broke out, they commanded troops on both sides and regularly corresponded via telephone.


  • [War fact 5] The most destructive bombing event of WWII was neither Hiroshima nor Nagasaki. It was Operation Meetinghouse, the American firebombing of Tokyo.


  • [War fact 6] In 216 B.C during the Battle of Silva Litana, the Germanic Boii cut the trees in surrounding forests in such a way that they could fall down with the force of a simple push. Following this they waited and ultimately crushed the approaching Roman column, and destroyed their army of 30,000.


  • [War fact 7] The Black War was a period of violent conflict between British colonists and Aboriginal Australians in Tasmania from the 1820s to 1832. A bounty of ₤5 was paid for every captured Aboriginal and ₤2 per child. Historians debate whether the war should be defined as an act of genocide.


  • [War fact 8] 250 Union soldiers surrendered to the Confederates, enlisted in the Confederate Army while held as POWS, were recaptured by the Union Army, and then re-enlisted as Union soldiers. They were called Galvanized Yankees.


  • [War fact 9] When Rudolph Hess, righthand man to Adolf Hitler, flew on an apparently unsanctioned peace mission to Great Britain in 1941, the German public was quickly told that Hess suffered from mental disturbance and hallucinations.


  • [War fact 10] The song "Cotton Eyed Joe" predates Tchaikovsky and the US Civil War.


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