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Napoleon Bonaparte: Master of Europe – Part 1

Napoleon Bonaparte: Master of Europe – Part 1

a war hungry Conqueror or aa strong hand in a time of major crisis or opportunistic dictator so in this video I will unravel that extraordinary enigma that changed the face of Europe and the world Napoleon Bonaparte like all good stories this starts with financial hardships in 1768 the island that Napoleon was to …

The Real Life of a Gladiator

The Real Life of a Gladiator

Can you imagine the conversation between two gladiators on the morning before they fight in front of thousands of blood-thirsty spectators. It might have gone something like this: “So, what have you got going on today Carpophores?” “Oh, I was signed up for the ‘venationes’ so I’ll just be fighting a wild, vicious beast from …

Simo Häyhä | The Deadliest Sniper In Military History

Simo Häyhä | The Deadliest Sniper In Military History

When World War II broke out in 1939, the Soviet Union decided to invade Finland while everyone else was preoccupied with the war in Europe. But a sniper named Simo Hayha came to Finland’s defense. Hayha allegedly eliminated a staggering 505 enemy soldiers, which if accurate would make him the single deadliest sniper in history. …

History of Berlin

History of Berlin

Berlin is the capital and largest city of the Federal Republic of Germany. Although younger than many of its fellow European capitals, the city has still seen its fair share of world history, frequently having been at the epicenter if many world events. The thing about Berlin is that basically everything in it has some …