Diarrhea was the leading cause of death among soldiers in the American Civil War. And soldiers had a code of honor against shooting at someone who was pooping.
Ants conduct war in ways similar to humans – they even use more advanced strategies like reconnaissance and sending expendable ants to the front line as to preserve the stronger ones.
4 Auschwitz inmates successfully escaped by stealing SS uniforms and a car and driving out the front gates of the camp.
There is a twitter account posting events that occurred in WW2, in real time. On the exact same time and date (except 70 years later).
The US army placed a military base right on top of ancient Babylon in 2003.
Over 90,000 Chinese laborers were used by the British Army to dig trenches on the Western Front in WWI.
Irish soldiers who fought for Britain during World war 2 were put on lists by the Irish government meaning they couldn’t get jobs.
In WWII, Allied forces used the serial number information on German tanks to (correctly) extrapolate the Nazis rate of tank production.
During World War I, German and Allied forces came out of their trenches, on XMas 1914, to sing carols, trade equipment and play games between their lines.