During its war against Iraq, Iran used school-age children to clear the ground for its regular troops by running over minefields.
British Soldiers in Afghanistan taunt the Taliban via loud speakers so they will shoot and give away their position.
Elvis Presley hated John Lennon and wanted to beat him up for his anti-war stance.
More peas, Mr. President? At a dinner party, Richard Nixon said, “I could leave this room, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people would be dead.”
Germany made its final reparations payment from the WWI Treaty of Versailles in 2010.
Former Canadian Minister of Defense, Paul Hellyer, warned that the U.S. was plotting an Intergalactic War.
In 1969 a Swedish pilot, disgusted by the genocide of the Biafran people, built his own fighter airplanes and fought the Nigerian Air Force with a band of friends.
On April 28, 585 BCE, a Total Solar Eclipse took place over what is now Turkey, frightening 2 armies into putting down their weapons and ending a 5 year war.
In 1888, Annie Oakley shot the ash off a cigarette held by German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Twenty-six years later, at the start of World War I, she sent him a letter requesting a second shot.
Vladimir Danchev, a Soviet radio news presenter, called on the people of Afghanistan to resist the Soviet invasion. He was immediately taken off the air and committed to an asylum.